Don’t miss the posts on Robert E. Lee’s birthday and the series on the Romney Expedition this week…
Monday, January 17:
Question of the Week focused on memory and legacy.
Sarah Kay Bierle wrote about experimenting with how a tourniquet was created during the Battle of Gettysburg.
Tuesday, January 18:
Jon-Erik Gilot shared about a miniature ironclad that raised money for the Union cause.
Steve Davis posted about The Intelligencer newspaper’s reporting about Jeff Davis.
Wednesday, January 19:
Symposium Spotlight: The Maryland Campaign Panel has been announced for the August 2022 event.
Chris Mackowski reflected on Robert E. Lee as a fallen leader.
JoAnna M. McDonald tackled some myth-busting…was Robert E. Lee a warmonger or peacemaker?
Thursday, January 20:
JoAnna M. McDonald addressed another myth…did Robert E. Lee have a genetic disposition toward violence?
Sarah Kay Bierle posted Part 1 of The Romney Expedition, looking at Confederate accounts of the campaign and the weather.
Congratulations to Meg Groeling on the publication of her new book, First Fallen!
Friday, January 21:
Part 2 of The Romney Expedition examined “Stonewall” Jackson’s role on the march and where he was on his 38th birthday.
ECW Weekender: Save the date for Park Day 2022!
Saturday, January 22:
Saving History Saturday highlighted the new display of Civil War flags at the New Jersey State Museum.
Sarah Kay Bierle added Part 3 of The Romney Expedition, digging into Jackson’s leadership troubles and Loring’s politicking in the aftermath of the campaign.
Sunday, January 23:
This morning Sarah Kay Bierle posted Part 4 of The Romney Expedition, exploring Jackson’s argument with the Confederate government and the precedent that it set.