Week In Review: February 17-23, 2020
From Presidents Day to book reviews, a Civil War surgeon’s letter, Eastman Johnson’s art, a weekender trip in Florida, and more…we’ve got the week in review just for you.
Monday, February 17:
Question of the Week focused on presidents and Civil War history.
Happy Presidents Day from Emerging Civil War!
Tuesday, February 18:
On February 18, 1865, Charleston, South Carolina surrendered and here’s some historical perspective.
Wednesday, February 19:
Symposium Spotlight: A.P. Hill will be the fallen leader discussed in Edward Alexander’s presentation at the ECW Symposium in August.
Sarah Kay Bierle posted about Eastman Johnson’s “A Ride For Liberty.”
Thursday, February 20:
Sarah Kay Bierle posted about Dr. Alex Neil and his lesser-acknowledged struggle to survive.
Friday, February 21:
Ryan Quint shared a new book review for Lincoln’s decision to seize Norfolk.
ECW Weekender: Terry Rensel wrote about his recent visit to Fort Clinch in Florida.
Saturday, February 22:
Saving History Saturday: American Battlefield Trust has announced the preservation of 326 more acres of battleground.