Week In Review: July 4-11, 2021
Sunday, July 4:
In the evening, Derek Maxfield posted Sherman’s huzzah and response to the Vicksburg surrender.
Monday, July 5:
Question of the Week pondered what we would ask Lincoln if we could chat with him?
Guest author Francesca Costa wrote about Auntie Kearney’s Tavern in New Jersey.
Tuesday, July 6:
David T. Dixon reviewed Thaddeus Stevens: Civil War Revolutionary, Fighter for Social Justice.
Here’s what’s new on the Maine at War blog with Brian Swartz…
Wednesday, July 7:
Symposium Spotlight: Just a few tickets left!
Guest author Mark Harnitchek shared book commentary on Fredericksburg! Fredericksburg!
Bonus Symposium Spotlight: Touring Payne’s Farm on Friday of the event weekend…
Thursday, July 8:
Jon Tracey wrote about parole passes for the Confederate cavalry after Appomattox.
Drew Gruber shared about a new interpretive panel in Winchester, Virginia, that highlights the 19th USCT.
Friday, July 9:
Sarah Kay Bierle did some investigative work on the 12th and 44th New York monument at Gettysburg.
ECW Weekender spotlighted the living history program at Monocacy Battlefield for the anniversary.
Saturday, July 10:
Saving History Saturday: Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation seeks to preserve 52 acres at New Market.
Welcome to ECW’s newest member—Sheritta Bitikofer!
Sunday, July 11:
This morning Meg Groeling posted “This Dust was Once the Man” for her Weekly Whitman column.