Happy New Year! Check out the latest on the ECW Blog…there are book deals, the return of Robert Lee Hodge’s series, a walk in the French Quarter, snow at Spotsylvania, and more.
Sunday, January 2:
In the evening, the #1 most read blog post of 2021 was revealed!
Monday, January 3:
Question of the Week highlighted new year’s resolutions.
Guest author Tim Talbott shared about Pvt. Edward Williams of the 6th USCI‘s service and death.
There’s a Kindle deal on the ECW 10th Anniversary books this month.
Tuesday, January 4:
Chris Mackowski posted his list of favorite soldier memoirs.
Sarah Kay Bierle shared a reflective piece about Taps at Winchester National Cemetery.
Robert Lee Hodge returns to continue his series “Yellowhammers and Environmentalism: Following Law’s Alabama Brigade to Gettysburg.”
Wednesday, January 5:
Symposium Spotlight: Phill Greenwalt will be speaking at the 2022 ECW Symposium in August.
Neil P. Chatelain took a walk on the French Quarter of New Orleans and shared some history, monuments, and memories.
It’s Part 4 of Robert Lee Hodge’s journey of following Law’s Alabama Brigade to Gettysburg.
Thursday, January 6:
Guest author Evan Portman shared about a Catholic priest’s role as a smuggler and on the battlefield.
Brian Swartz posted details about his latest research on the Maine at War Blog.
Friday, January 7:
Guest author Patrick Kelly-Fischer examined the Battle of Chattanooga and if the Confederates missed an opportunity.
ECW Weekender: Sarah Kay Bierle added snow photos from Spotsylvania Battlefield.
There’s a new Civil War Trail sign at Tom’s Brook Battlefield in Shenandoah County Park.
Saturday, January 8:
Saving History Saturday: A Civil War era ship’s anchor is going through restoration process.