Week In Review: May 24-31, 2020

From Memorial Day posts to a new series called “Zoom Boom” and new articles about U.S. Grant, we’ve had a full week of new content on the ECW Blog. Here’s a look back at the busy week!

Sunday, May 24:

Chris Mackowski took a video tour/walk at North Anna Battlefield Park.

Monday, May 25:

Question of the Week focused on Civil War cemeteries for Memorial Day.

Frank Jastrzembski shared about his project “Shrouded Veterans Graves” and how he is rescuing the stories and replacing the grave markers for Mexican-American War and Civil War veterans.

Kris White posted thoughts for Memorial Day, including a letter by Erskine M. Church.

Tuesday, May 26:

Jon-Erik Gilot wrote about a Civil War headquarters that’s now listed for sale…

Sarah Kay Bierle posted Part 9 of In Hospital & Camp read-along.

Part 1 of a series about Civil War Zoom Boom spotlighted American Battlefield Trust.

Wednesday, May 27:

ECW Symposium 2020 Update

Edward Alexander uploaded his North Anna Battlefield Trail Map – don’t miss it!

Part 2 of Civil War Zoom Boom highlighted the National Museum of Civil War Medicine.

Thursday, May 28:

Taking another look at General U.S. Grant from the ECW archives. Inspired by the new series on the History Channel!

There’s a Free ECW Podcast available and Chris Mackowski chats with Zachery Fry about his new book, the Army of the Potomac, and Civil War politics.

There’s a new ECW Newsletter in your inboxes (or online).

Friday, May 29:

Guest author Leon Reed shared about Civil War privateering.

ECW Weekender took a virtual tour of Shiloh Battlefield.

Saturday, May 30:

Saving History Saturday highlighted the new preservation efforts for the 54th Massachusetts Monument in Boston.

Central Virginia Battlefields Trust has created a new program to share local Civil War history in the COVID-19 era.

Part 3 of the Civil War Zoom Boom featured the Civil War Round Table Congress.

Sunday, May 31:

Kristen Pawlak wrote about visiting sites connected to U.S. Grant in St. Louis.

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