Week In Review: March 29-April 4, 2021

This week we launched a new blog series—”This Location: On The Eve Of War”—and you’ll also find a book review, articles from guest authors, April Fools, and more…

Monday, March 29:

Question of the Week focused on resupplying efforts for Fort Sumter.

Jon-Erik Gilot posted about Ohio’s Trumbull Guards.

On The Eve Of War: An Introduction for a new series…

Tuesday, March 30:

Guest author Max Longley shared about “the other John Brown.”

On The Eve Of War: Yorktown, Virginia (Bert Dunkerly)

The ECW 2021 March Newsletter is now available in your inbox or online.

Wednesday, March 31:

Symposium Spotlight: Learn about Elmer Ellsworth at the 2021 ECW Symposium in August.

Guest author John Roos posted about Robert E. Lee’s luck. 

On The Eve Of War: Atlanta, Georgia (Steve Davis)

Thursday, April 1:

John C. Breckinridge gives an irresistible offer for an unforgettable escape… (Or is it something else?)

Sean Michael Chick posted a book review of Storming Vicksburg

On The Eve Of War: Williamsburg, Virginia (Bert Dunkerly)

Friday, April 2:

On The Eve Of War: The U.S. Capitol (Sarah Kay Bierle)

ECW Weekender: Sarah Kay Bierle posted a photo and some historic notes about Falling Waters along the Potomac River in West Virginia.

On the anniversary of the Petersburg Breakthrough and Fall of Richmond, here are the corresponding ECW books!

Saturday, April 3:

Saving History Saturday highlighted a recent memorial placed at a Medal of Honor recipient’s grave.

On The Eve Of War: New Market, Virginia (Sarah Kay Bierle)

Sunday, April 4:

This morning Meg Groeling posted “Certain Civilians” for the feature in Weekly Whitman.

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