Week In Review: April 26-May 3, 2020

Extra, extra this week! We had several days with four blog posts, thanks for some great series and battle anniversaries. We hope you enjoy the spontaneous additions and a little more history in your inbox or newsfeed.

Sunday, April 26:

In the evening, Sarah Kay Bierle posted Part 6 of the read-along of Nurse Bucklin’s memoirs.

Monday, April 27:

Question of the Week highlighted favorite brigades.

Chris Kolakowski wrote about U.S. Marines in 1861.

Chris Mackowski added details about the unlikely Sultana monument.

Tuesday, April 28:

Chris Kolakowski focused on U.S. Marines at First Manassas.

Meg Groeling shares her excitement about her forthcoming book about Elmer Ellsworth.

The ECW April 2020 Newsletter is now available.

Wednesday, April 29:

Chris Kolakowski posted about Jacob Zeilin of the U.S. Marines.

Guest author Curt Fields shared about the Sultana monument in Memphis, Tennessee.

Doug Crenshaw started a series with Nathan Hall about Questions of Secession.

Thursday, April 30:

Chris Mackowski chatted with Zachary Fry about his new book, A Republic in the Ranks.

Dan Welch shared Part 3 of a veteran’s return to Gettysburg.

Part 2 of Questions of Secession with Doug Crenshaw and Nathan Hall.

Friday, May 1:

ECW guest author Dan Masters shared about William McLain and surrendering.

ECW Weekender took a virtual tour at Nathan and Polly Johnson’s home in New Bedford, exploring its ties to the Underground Railroad.

Chris Mackowki explores the First Day of Chancellorsville in a new YouTube video.

Part 3 of Questions of Secession with Doug Crenshaw and Nathan Hall.

Saturday, May 2:

Saving History Saturday: NPS announces major grants for battlefield preservation.

Questions of Secession Part 4 with Doug Crenshaw and Nathan Hall.

Chris Mackowski created a new video about Jackson’s Flank Attack at Chancellorsville.

Sunday, May 3: 

This morning Sarah Kay Bierle posted about re-calculating modern time to 1863 time (and why it matters).

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