Week In Review: February 10-16, 2020

Book reviews, Black History, reasons soldiers fought, Lincoln’s birthday, and a originally town named after John C. Breckinridge… We’ve got a good mix of interesting history and topics for our weekly review!

Monday, February 10:

Question of the Week returns to a favorite question about favorite Civil War generals.

Why did they enlist? A soldier from the 8th Missouri wrote his opinions.

Tuesday, February 11:

Meg Groeling reviewed a new book about Native American Nations and the Civil War.

Susie King Taylor remembered helping the 33rd USCT prepare for battle.

Wednesday, February 12:

Symposium Spotlight: Kris White will be presenting about Phil Kearny at the 2020 ECW Symposium “Fallen Leaders.”

So…did Lincoln have a birthday party? 

Thursday, February 13:

ECW Podcast “A Conversation about the Civil War & Pop Culture” is now available!

Ryan Quint reviewed a new book about North Carolina and the Civil War.

Friday, February 14:

Happy Valentine’s Day! And here’s a little account about Winfield S. Hancock’s wedding…

ECW Weekender takes a trek to Breckenridge, Colorado to find some Civil War history in the name.

Saturday, February 15:

Saving History Saturday shared about preservation of some important county volumes with links to Black History.

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