Week In Review: September 20-27, 2020

This week we’ve been showing off our Civil War home libraries for the new blog series. You’ll also find a series about emancipation, an interview with Harold Holzer, perspective on a statue, a new look at the Tullahoma Campaign, and more!

Sunday, September 20:

In the evening, details posted about Chris Mackowski’s interview with Harold Holzer about his new book, The Presidents vs. The Press.

Monday, September 21:

Question of the Week asks about how many Civil War bookshelves are in your home.

Home Libraries: Cecily Nelson Zander shares about a collection on her Civil War shelves.

Tuesday, September 22:

Home Libraries: Dwight Hughes reveals his naval history library and favorite workspace. 

Meg Groeling posted about a statue of Nathan B. Forrest near Nashville, TN.

Part 1 of guest author Jon Tracey’s series about Gettysburg’s views on the emancipation.

Wednesday, September 23:

Guest author Charlie Knight shared about the end of Arthur MacArthur’s life.

Home Libraries: Meg Groeling takes readers on a tour of her book collections and library decor.

Part 2 of guest author Jon Tracey’s series about Gettysburg’s views on the emancipation.

Thursday, September 24:

Home Libraries: Ryan Quint reflects on moving his library multiple times and feeling at home with all his books.

There’s a new ECW podcast and it’s the audio version of Chris Mackowski’s interview with Harold Holzer. (available for free)

ECW is on C-SPAN with Kevin Pawlak’s presentation about the Loudoun Valley Campaign of 1862.

Part 3 of guest author Jon Tracey’s series about Gettysburg’s views on the emancipation.

Friday, September 25:

Dave Powell posted about the Tullahoma Campaign and its obscurity.

ECW Weekender takes a virtual tour of Mark Twain’s home in Connecticut…and his home library.

The ECW September newsletter is now available!

Saturday, September 26:

Saving History Saturday highlights a new easement at Shepherdstown.

Home Libraries: Chris Mackowski admits “I cannot live without books” (and shares some photos from his book collection)

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