Continuing with the series On The Eve Of War, exploring Fort Sumter, the release of a new book, and much more on the blog this week…
Monday, April 12:
Question of the Week talked about visiting Charleston, South Carolina.
On The Eve Of War: New Orleans, Louisiana (Sean Michael Chick)
Sarah Kay Bierle posted about James and Mary Chesnut “taking Fort Sumter.”
Tuesday, April 13:
Chris Mackowski shared a quote about Fort Sumter.
On The Eve Of War: An Englishman in Washington (Dwight Hughes)
There’s a new book in the Engaging The Civil War Series—The Bonds of War
Wednesday, April 14:
Symposium Spotlight: Learn about John Pope in August at Stevenson Ridge…
On The Eve Of War: The Missouri Boot Heel (Kristen Pawlak)
Jon-Erik Gilot reviewed the book Storm Over Key West.
Thursday, April 15:
Sean Michael Chick posted about Confederates or their descendants aboard the Titanic.
Kevin Pawlak wrote about regimental responses to President Lincoln’s death.
On The Eve Of War: Chancellorsville, Virginia
Friday, April 16:
Herman Melville’s writing about running the batteries at Vicksburg.
ECW Weekender: Part 2 of visiting Williamsport, Maryland.
Patrick Young shared about Frederick Douglas standing up t0 anti-Asian violence and exclusion in the 19th Century.
Saturday, April 17:
Saving History Saturday: 22 Acres to save at Bristoe Station.
Chris Mackowski shared Sherman’s view on Hooker.
Sunday, April 18:
Weekly Whitman: Meg Groeling posted about the poet’s response to Lincoln’s death