Week In Review: January 11-17, 2021


Another week passes into history, and if you’ve looking to catch up on what’s new at Emerging Civil War, we’ve got your weekly review.

Sunday, January 10:

In the evening, Chris Mackowski posted a Civil War soldier’s journal entry about enemies in the aftermath of battle.

Monday, January 11:

Question of the Week takes a look at the dates for the start of the Civil War.

Guest author Katy Berman wrote about Albert Sidney Johnston at Fort Point.

Guest author Patrick Young addressed Frederick Douglass’s challenges with war memory during the Reconstruction Era.

Tuesday, January 12:

Jon Tracey shared about Lucius Davis’s Gettysburg wound and its life-long effects.

Derek Maxfield wrote about Thomas Beecher’s visit to Elmira.

There’s a NEW BOOK releasing in the Emerging Civil War series! Check it out and order early…

Wednesday, January 13:

Symposium Spotlight: Meg Groeling will be speaking at the 2021 ECW Symposium.

Meg Groeling reviewed the book Wisconsin at Antietam: The Badger State’s Sacrifice on America’s Bloodiest Day.

Thursday, January 14:

Cecily Nelson Zander wrote about Emily Dickinson’s poetry and her re-emergence in pop culture.

“If Grant goes east, I will follow” and the adventures of research…

Steward Henderson posted about the Confederate battle flag in the U.S. Capitol.

Friday, January 15:

Chris Heisey added a photograph from Fort Fisher.

ECW Weekender highlighted an upcoming lecture series hosted in Prince William County, Virginia.

Saturday, January 16:

Saving History Saturday: Vote for which artifacts get grant funding for preservation.

Jon Tracey hosted an interview, sharing about The Kentucky Historical Society’s Civil War Governors of Kentucky Digital Documentary Edition.

Sunday, January 17:

This morning Weekly Whitman took a look at a previous presidential inauguration.

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