Week In Review: January 17-23, 2022

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.

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