Week In Review: July 27-August 2, 2020

It’s time for week in review, and you’ll meet several new guest authors, find new virtual experiences, and discover lots of historical articles.

Monday, July 27:

Question of the Week highlighted the Underground Railroad.

Guest author Jim Morgan reflected on the idea of America if Confederate independence had been attained.

Tuesday, July 28:

Guest author Steven Stabler shared about the 18th Connecticut Infantry Regiment at the Second Battle of Winchester.

An update on the ECW 2020 VIRTUAL Symposium!

Check your inbox…the ECW July newsletter has arrived.

Wednesday, July 29:

Edward Alexander posted about States Barton Flandreau’s bizarre life and experiences in both Union and Confederate units.

Chris Mackowski created a “virtual run” on a Chancellorsville trail. 

Thursday, July 30:

Guest author David T. Dixon shared about when Union General Willich was captured at the Battle of Stones River and his experiences in Confederate prisons.

Sarah Kay Bierle posted a letter about the Chickahominy Raid (aka “the first ride around McClellan).

Friday, July 31:

Steve Davis reflects on the Civil War memory on stamps and postcards.

ECW Weekender took a virtual tour of Smithsonian exhibits highlighting Lincoln’s life and primary sources.

Saturday, August 1:

American Battlefield Trust is working to save 99 acres in the Western Theater at Shiloh, Raymond, and Vicksburg.

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