This week we wrapped up the Fallen Leaders Blog Series, reviewed a few books, released a new podcast episode, chatted about Reconstruction, and more…
Monday, August 23:
Question of the Week focused on cavalry skirmishes.
Guest author Guy Hasegawa shared about his research on Samuel Preston Moore for his new book.
Fallen Leaders: George A. Custer (by Caroline Davis)
Tuesday, August 24:
There’s a new ECW Podcast Episode, and Sean Michael Chick talked about the Bermuda Hundred Campaign.
Meg Groeling reviewed Marriage on the Border.
Fallen Leaders: Earl Van Dorn’s gravesite (by Chris Mackowski)
Wednesday, August 25:
ECW welcomes Neil P. Chatelain!
Guest author Katy Berman shared about family reconstruction.
Fallen Leaders: Admiral Andrew H. Foote (by Dwight Hughes)
Thursday, August 26:
Sean Michael Chick reviewed Vicksburg Besieged.
Guest author Patrick Young looked at how stories of atrocities in Civil War prison camps increased post war antagonism.
Fallen Leaders: Conclusion
Friday, August 27:
Sheritta Bitikofer wrote about her visit to the Reconstruction Era National Historical Park and finding Miss Susie.
ECW Weekender: Sarah Kay Bierle posted about Trevilian Station with notes about the driving tour and hiking trails.
The August 2021 ECW Newsletter is available – check your inboxes or read online!
Saturday, August 28:
Saving History Saturday: Franklin Battlefield gets a new marker
Sunday, August 29:
Weekly Whitman: Meg Groeling posted about Whitman’s views on 1862.