Week In Review: November 29-December 6, 2020

Many posts to explore from this past week with photos, book reviews and chats, memory and myths, battle details, and much more!

Sunday, November 29:

In the evening, Chris Mackowski posted a photo from Gaines’ Mill battlefield.

Monday, November 30:

Question of the Week highlighted best corps commanders for the Army of the Tennessee.

Chris Mackowski added a photo of a sign encouraging reflection at Carnton Plantation at Franklin Battlefield.

Kevin Pawlak took a new look at Union officers and confusion at Burnside Bridge.

Tuesday, December 1:

Chris Mackowski hosted a BookChat with Lucas Morel, author of Lincoln and the American Founding.

Giving Tuesday…and ECW is a nonprofit!

There’s a new free podcast with Dave Powell sharing about his newest book on Grant at Chattanooga.

Paul Ashdown and Ed Caudill shared Part 1 of their series Manticores, Myths, and Memory

Wednesday, December 2:

Mike Movius from CWRT Congress shared about data and strategies for Civil War Round Tables.

Kevin Pawlak posted about John Brown’s execution on December 2, 1859.

Here’s what’s new on Maine at War with Brian Swartz.

Thursday, December 3:

Ryan Quint added a new book review for Tullahoma: The Forgotten Campaign that Changed the Course of the Civil War, June 23—July 4, 1863.

Guest author Jeffrey Webb shared about John McCausland’s lost cause.

Paul Ashdown and Ed Caudill shared Part 2 of their series Manticores, Myths, and Memory

Friday, December 4:

Patrick Young from Echoes of the Reconstruction Era shared about the 1876 Election.

ECW Weekender highlighted a virtual tour of the flag room at the New York State Capitol.

Paul Ashdown and Ed Caudill shared Part 3 of their series Manticores, Myths, and Memory

Saturday, December 5:

Saving History Saturday featured a new report from preservation groups about solar energy and protecting historic resources.

ECW Hats are in-stock and ready for holiday gifting!

Paul Ashdown and Ed Caudill shared Part 4/Conclusion of their series Manticores, Myths, and Memory

Sunday, December 6:

This morning Meg Groeling posted “Pioneers! O Pioneers!” for Weekly Whitman.

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