Week In Review: September 13-20, 2020

From “Back to School” to the Battle of Antietam, new podcast, and more, there’s an overload of content on the ECW blog this week. Catch up and enjoy the week in review…

Sunday, September 13:

In the evening, the introduction for Chris Mackowski’s series Civil War Back to School posted.

Monday, September 14:

Question of the Week highlighted regiments at Antietam.

Bert Dunkerly shared about Turner’s Gap and its place as an intersection of history.

Civil War Back to School with Dr. Barton Myers and Cecily Zander NelsonĀ 

Tuesday, September 15:

Free ECW Podcast: Into the Cornfield is now available

Guest author Leon Reed wrote about John A. Dix and his political and civilian role during the war.

Civil War Back to School with Shenandoah University’s McCormick Institute

Wednesday, September 16:

Meg Groeling reviewed the new biography, Radical Warrior: August Willich’s Journey from German Revolutionary to Union General.

Kevin Pawlak posted about the eve of Battle at Antietam.

Civil War Back to School with Hilary Green

Remembering Ed Bearss and his contributions and achievements in the history field.

Thursday, September 17:

Kevin Pawlak reflected on the Battle of Antietam anniversary, sharing the words of soldiers who fought there.

There are several videos about Antietam on the ECW YouTube page, including some new additions this week…

Guest author Rich Condon posted about the explosions at the Alleghany Arsenal and how the tragedy has bee remembered.

Civil War Back to School with The George Tyler Moore Center for the Study of the Civil War at Shepherd University

Friday, September 18:

Starting a new blog series: Tales From The Home Libraries

ECW Weekender: Terry Rensel shared about his recent trip to Erie, Pennsylvania and locating some Civil War graves.

Chris Mackowski took a closer look at the Irish Brigade monument at Antietam Battlefield.

ECW is on C-SPAN this weekend! Tune in…

Saturday, September 19:

Saving History Saturday: New battlefield preservation opportunity at Cross Keys in the Shenandoah Valley.

Home Libraries: Bert Dunkerly takes us on a tour of his research room.

Winston Groom remembered as a Civil War author for the Wester Theater…

Sunday, September 20:

Home Libraries: Sarah Kay Bierle posted some confessions and observations about building her ebook libraries during the pandemic.

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