The series “First Experiences Under Fire” continued this week and other highlights included posts for the historic anniversaries of Cedar Creek and Ball’s Bluff.
Monday, October 18:
Question of the Week asked about your autumn reading list.
Under Fire: Sarah Kay Bierle posted an account from A.F. Shaw’s reminiscence in the 4th Georgia Cavalry.
Tuesday, October 19:
Sarah Kay Bierle added letter excerpts from Colonel Charles Russell Lowell, Jr. on the anniversary of his death at the Battle of Cedar Creek.
Wednesday, October 20:
Jon-Erik Gilot wrote about riverine warfare on West Virginia’s Kanawha River.
Under Fire: The humor version of “Just Before The Battle Mother”…
Chris Mackowski’s 2021 ECW Symposium presentation about General Stevenson is now available on C-SPAN.
Thursday, October 21:
Chris Heisey posted a photograph and account from the Battle of Ball’s Bluff.
Private Robert A. Moore wrote about the 17th Mississippi Infantry’s experience at Ball’s Bluff.
Under Fire: Sarah Kay Bierle posted about Company I of the 20th Massachusetts at Ball’s Bluff.
Friday, October 22:
Under Fire: Edward Alexander created a map and wrote about the First Maine Heavy Artillery.
ECW Weekender highlighted some upcoming events at the Congressional Cemetery in Washington DC.
Saturday, October 23:
Saving History Saturday: American Battlefield Trust enters Phase 2 of preservation efforts at Gaines Mill and Cold Harbor.
Under Fire: Ryan Quint posted the 6th Pennsylvania Reserves and the Battle of Dranesville.
Sunday, October 24:
Weekly Whitman: Meg Groeling reflected on “Years of Modern.”