Week In Review: August 15-22, 2021

Sunday, August 15:

Fallen Leaders: The Armistead Family cemetery (by Kevin Pawlak)

Monday, August 16:

Question of the Week examined fallen leader’s tombstones or graveside monuments.

Brian Swartz posted about the differences in Ellis Spear’s writings.

Chris Mackowski hosted a BookChat with Guy Hasegawa about Matchless Organization.

Sarah Kay Bierle added reflections on visuals from conflicts and compared scenes of Afghanistan and the American Civil War.

Tuesday, August 17:

Guest author Tim Talbott shared about the effects of the Wilson-Kautz Raid as seen through newspaper advertisements (Part 1).

Fallen Leaders: General Richard B. Garnett (by Sarah Kay Bierle)

Chris Kolakowski wrote about viewing history, Afghanistan, and the fall of other major cities in the past.

There’s a new ECW Podcast focusing on the Siege of Jackson, Mississippi.

Wednesday, August 18:

It’s ECW’s 10th Birthday and here are a few reflections…

Guest author Tim Talbott shared about the effects of the Wilson-Kautz Raid as seen through newspaper advertisements (Part 2).

Fallen Leaders: Henry Halleck (by Meg Groeling)

Thursday, August 19:

Guest author T.J. Bradley shared research about sharpshooters at Chancellorsville.

Jon-Erik Gilot reviewed The Most Hated Man in Kentucky: The Lost Cause and the Legacy of Union General Stephen Burbridge

Daz of American Civil War & U.K. History shared some scenes from Great Britain as ceremony dedicated the grave of an Civil War veteran.

Friday, August 20:

Fallen Leaders: What about the Women? (by Sarah Kay Bierle)

ECW Weekender: Terry Rensel posted about the Hagen History Center in Erie, Pennsylvania.

Saturday, August 21:

Drew Gruber from Civil War Trails posted about new interpretive panels in Northern Virginia.

Sunday, August 22:

This morning, Meg Groeling wrote about film portrayals of Walt Whitman.

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