Week In Review: January 24-31, 2021
Lots of great content this week! Here’s the review in case you missed something or want to re-read easily.
Sunday, January 24:
Symposium updated: limited tickets for now…
Monday, January 25:
Question of the Week asked about the portraits you’d pick for an office wall.
Steve Davis posted about John Bell Hood’s attempts to cover up bad news.
Tuesday, January 26:
Frank Jastrzembski shared Part 1 of research on Union colonels in insane asylums.
Chris Mackowski hosted a BookChat with Le’Trice D. Donaldson, author of Duty Beyond the Battlefield.
January 2021 ECW Newsletter is now available! Check your inboxes or read it online.
Wednesday, January 27:
Symposium Spotlight: Sarah Kay Bierle will be speaking at the 2021 Symposium.
Frank Jastrzembski shared Part 2 of research on Union colonels in insane asylums.
Chris Mackowski posted about Sherman’s “demon spirit” toward McClernand.
Thursday, January 28:
Doug Crenshaw wrote about George Stannard from Vermont.
Kevin Pawlak examined the story about the 51st Pennsylvania’s request for whiskey if they took the bridge over Antietam Creek.
Friday, January 29:
Jon Tracey shared about David Laird and the Christian Commission at Gettysburg.
ECW Weekender featured some virtual video clips from the National Civil War Museum in Harrisburg.
Saturday, January 30:
Saving History Saturday: 110 Acres to save at three battlefields…
ECW’s January Bookshelf – here’s what we’ve been reading!
Sunday, January 31:
Weekly Whitman: The poem of the week is “City of Ships.”