Week In Review: October 11-18, 2020

It’s time for Week in Review… Happy reading!

Sunday, October 11:

In the evening, Patrick Young shared about the recent posts on Echoes of the Reconstruction Era.

Monday, October 12:

Question of the Week highlighted post-war lives of Civil War personalities.

Chris Mackowski posted some photos from the Great Smokies and some Civil War connection to the views.

Steve Davis shared George C. Scott’s words and memories on Robert E. Lee on the anniversary of the general’s passing.

Tuesday, October 13:

Paul Ashdown wrote about Wild Bill Hickok as a lawman.

Sarah Kay Bierle added autumn photos from her recent trip to Appomattox Court House.

Guest author Ray Stoll shared a short, penciled diary from Elmira.

Wednesday, October 14:

Chris Mackowski had a BookChat with Sam Hood about the new volume, Patriots Twice.

Learn about the newest national monument: Mill Springs Battlefield National Monument in Kentucky.

Thursday, October 15:

Edward Alexander posted historical details about “fighting” nicknames.

Jon-Erik Gilot added an interview with Gary Milligan and his search for forgotten monuments and cemeteries.

There’s a new ECW Podcast about Union veterans and the post-war Shenandoah Valley.

Friday, October 16:

Chris Mackowski had a BookChat with Adam Petty about his new book, The Battle of the Wilderness in Myth and Memory.

ECW Weekender highlights the extended season for Grant Cottage!

Paige Gibbons Backus will be on C-SPAN3, sharing about Civil War medicine.

Saturday, October 17:

Saving History Saturday included a look back at when the process started for Mill Springs Battlefield to become a national monument.

Sarah Kay Bierle posted about “A Great Conspiracy” about the Civil War in the words of James Scrymser.

Sunday, October 18:

Chris Kolakowski shared some thoughts about Civil War leadership.

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