From historical impeachment trials, memory, new book announcements, and medical history to a historical Valentine, there was a lot to explore on the blog this week…
Sunday, February 7:
In the evening, there was an update from Brian Swartz’s Maine at War studies.
Monday, February 8:
Question of the Week spotlighted Forts Henry and Donelson.
David T. Dixon shared about Confederate monuments and his ancestral home.
Jon-Erik Gilot has been announced as the new curator and social historian at the Captain Thomas Espy Post.
Tuesday, February 9:
Revisiting the ECW Podcast about Andrew Johnson’s impeachment. (Listen for free)
Chris Mackowski posted reflections on history, memory, and the new book The Saddest Words.
Wednesday, February 10:
Symposium Spotlight: Kris White will be speaking at the ECW Symposium in August 2021.
Cecily Zander Nelson posted historical perspective on the impeachment of William Belknap.
The ECW 10th Anniversary Series will be published later this year!
Thursday, February 11:
Steve Davis shared historical commemorations and President Kennedy and Professor Wiley’s opposition to segregation.
Jon Tracey posted about the medical department at Pennsylvania College at Gettysburg.
Announcing the Gettysburg book in the ECW 10th Anniversary series!
Friday, February 12:
Kevin Pawlak wrote about Nimrod Burke and the legacy of freedom.
ECW Weekender spotlighted Stafford Civil War Park in Stafford County, Virginia.
Announcing the Vicksburg & Tullahoma book in the ECW 10th Anniversary series!
Saturday, February 13:
Saving History Saturday highlighted American Battlefield Trust’s new saves at New Market Heights.
Chris Mackowski posted about slapjacks along the Big Black River.
Sunday, February 14:
Happy Valentine’s Day with a nod to some of Walt Whitman’s poetry shared by Meg Groeling.