Another full week of historical content! Recruiting regiments, Overland Campaign, Battles of Petersburg, battlefield tours, Juneteenth, and more…
Sunday, June 13:
In the evening, Nathan Provost posted Part IV of his Comprehensive View of the Overland Campaign.
Monday, June 14:
Question of the Week highlighted nicknames of Civil War leaders.
Sean Michael Chick began his short day-by-day series, looking at June 4-14, 1864 and the movement from the Chickahominy to the James.
Recruiting The Regiment: Chris Mackowski wrote about John Haley and the 17th Maine.
Tuesday, June 15:
Sean Michael Chick shared Petersburg Day One: Wednesday, June 15, 1864.
Recruiting The Regiment: Guest author John Horn shared his expertise on the 12th Virginia Regiment.
Chris Mackowski reviewed Stonewall Jackson, Beresford Hope, and the Meaning of the American Civil War.
Wednesday, June 16:
Symposium Spotlight: It’s Part 2 of recommended books!
Sean Michael Chick added Petersburg Day Two: Thursday, June 16, 1864.
ECW is collaborating with American Battlefield Trust for some summer evening battlefield tours.
Recruiting The Regiment: Sarah Kay Bierle posted about the early days of the Stuart Horse Artillery.
Thursday, June 17:
There’s a new book in the ECW Series! Grant’s Left Hook by Sean Michael Chick is now available.
Bert Dunkerly added Part IV of Antietam’s Lower Field Revisited: A.P. Hill’s Not-So-Devastating Counterattack
Sean Michael Chick wrote Petersburg Day Three: Friday, June 17, 1864
Friday, June 18:
Patrick Young from The Reconstruction Blog shared about an immigrant defender of Black freedom.
ECW Weekender: What’s in Woodville, Virginia?
Sean Michael Chick added Petersburg Day Four: Saturday, June 18, 1864
Saturday, June 19:
Jon Tracy reviewed On Juneteenth.
Saving History Saturday: There’s a new federal holiday with historic roots…
Sunday, June 20:
Weekly Whitman: Meg Groeling posted “O Captain! My Captain.”