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.