Week In Review: January 18-24, 2021

Looking back of the week and excited to see Civil War history posts focusing on account all across the country. Take a little trip through different locations and stories of past with ECW’s Week In Review…

Monday, January 18:

Question of the Week highlight regimental histories.

Guest author Sheritta Bitikofer shared research about Camp Walton in Florida.

Posts from the ECW Archives for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Tuesday, January 19:

Jon-Erik Gilot posted about “Camp Maggotty Hollow.”

Kristen Pawlak shared about the Civil War history of Jewell Hall in Liberty, Missouri.

We’ve collected a list of recommended books to provide historical perspectives on these troubled times.

Wednesday, January 20:

Symposium Spotlight: Kevin Pawlak will be speaking at the 2021 ECW Symposium.

Posts from the ECW Archives about presidential inaugurations.

Chris Mackowski wrote about the Civil War references in President Biden’s Inaugural Address.

Thursday, January 21:

Guest author John N. McDonald shared about Georgia’s convict soldiers.

David T. Dixon wrote about a Unionist man escaping death in Texas.

There’s a new free podcast looking at the lives and military challenges faced by Albert S. Johnston and Joseph E. Johnston.

Chris Mackowski shared a story about Stonewall Jackson for his birthday!

Friday, January 22:

Dwight Hughes posted about the Civil War experiences in the town of Cairo, Illinois.

ECW Weekender: Sarah Kay Bierle posted some ideas for a Civil War movie stay-cation.

Saturday, January 23:

Saving History Saturday: Grant’s Cottage is now a National Landmark.

Bert Dunkerly shared about Monroe, Michigan’s Civil War history.

Sunday, January 24:

This morning Meg Groeling’s Weekly Whitman focused on the poet’s volunteerism as a wound dresser.

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