Week In Review: April 12-18-2021

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

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