Week In Review: December 20-27, 2020

We hope you’re enjoying the holiday season, and here are the week’s posts in case you missed any! Lots of good news and merry fun these last few days…

Sunday, December 20:

In the evening, news of a preservation “miracle” at Stones River battlefield.

Monday, December 21:

Question of the Week focused on Christmas accounts from Civil War soldiers.

Derek Maxfield posted about his visit to Savannah…with Sherman?

Derek Maxfield shared a sketch of Sherman giving Christmas gifts according to war-era newspapers.

Tuesday, December 22:

Guest author Stuart W. Sanders shared about getting behind enemy lines in Kentucky.

Chris Mackowski and his son discovered some deer tracks at Marye’s Heights and explored battlefield green space.

Wednesday, December 23:

Part 1 of Grant’s forgotten turning point.

Sarah Kay Bierle added a transcript of Barnum’s American Museum’s shows and exhibits for Christmas 1864.

American Battlefield Trust announces a victory at Williamsburg battlefield.

Thursday, December 24:

Part 2 of Grant’s forgotten turning point.

Did this Civil War soldier have opossum for Christmas dinner? 

Happy Christmas Eve…do you have your Ewell Log?

Friday, December 25:

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from ECW!

Traditions continue with the annual reposting of Meg Groeling’s post about “I Heard The Bells on Christmas Day.”

Derek Maxfield posted General Sherman’s Christmas greetings to his children.

ECW’s Year in Review begins…

Saturday, December 26:

Starting a new series to get ready for the 160th Anniversary of the Civil War. And we start by look back to the Sesquicentennial.

Kristen Pawlak added about finding history of the Missouri Governor and Union Brigadier General Thomas C. Fletcher in Hillsboro, Missouri.

Year in Review: The #10 most-read post

Sunday, December 27:

Weekly Whitman: Meg Groeling’s latest post focuses on Whitman’s brother and his injury at the Battle of Fredericksburg.

Year in Review: The #9 most-read post

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