Week In Review: April 24-May 1, 2022

Lots of posts about Ulysses S. Grant on the blog this week for his 200th Birthday. And don’t miss the photo of Atlanta, the bug collector, new book review, the hotel on the way to Gettysburg, and more…

Sunday, April 24:

In the evening, we posted the conclusion to the blog series “On The March.”

Monday, April 25:

Question of the Week looked at the capture of New Orleans.

Guest author John M. Coski assessed Hunter Davis’s role in navy history.

Patrick Young from The Reconstruction Era Blog wrote about Ulysses S. Grant reorganizing the White House.

Tuesday, April 26:

W. Todd Groce from the Georgia Historical Society shared a unique photo of Atlanta.

Sarah Kay Bierle wrote about an officer of the 19th Massachusetts and his interesting hobby: collecting bugs.

ECW Patreon Exclusive! Bonus podcast episode explores celebrating Grant’s Bicentennial Birthday at Grant Cottage.

Wednesday, April 27:

Chris Mackowski wished Ulysses S. Grant a Happy 200th Birthday!

Sheritta Bitikofer reviewed Gettysburg’s Lost Love Story: The Ill-Fated Romance of General John Reynolds and Kate Hewitt.

The April 2022 ECW Newsletter is now available.

Thursday, April 28:

Jon-Erik Gilot wrote about McIlvaine’s Hotel, a landmark along the road to Gettysburg.

Steve Davis shared an interesting account from the National Tribune about General Polk’s death.

Friday, April 29:

Facebook videos from The Wilderness Battlefield with Chris Mackowski on Grant’s birthday…

ECW Weekender: Sarah Kay Bierle posted some then and now photo from a trip to Yorktown, Virginia.

Saturday, April 30:

Saving History Saturday: Details about the 16 new additions to the National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom.

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