More historic anniversaries highlighted this week, some primary sources, photography, a new podcast episode, and more! If you missed posts or want to re-read, here’s the Week in Review list:
Monday, June 6:
Question of the Week dived into the Gettysburg Campaign.
Kristen Trout added Part 2 of the battle of Athens in Missouri.
Chris Mackowski explored the battle of Memphis and its fallen leader.
Tuesday, June 7:
Steve Davis reviewed The Oxford Handbook of the American Civil War.
Wilbur Fisk, a Union soldier in the 2nd Vermont Infantry, wrote a delightful account about sentry duty and children in New York City.
More views of limited destruction at Atlanta…
Wednesday, June 8:
Symposium Spotlight: Wondering where to stay?
Chris Mackowski wrote about the battle of Memphis and the fog of war.
Sarah Kay Bierle posted about when Union cavalry nearly captured Stonewall Jackson near Port Republic.
Thursday, June 9:
Guest photographer Shelly Liebler shared images from New Market Heights battlefield.
Sarah Kay Bierle posted a Union perspective on the battle of Port Republic.
There’s a new episode of the ECW Podcast! A chat with Brad Gottfried of the Antietam Institute.
Friday, June 10:
Guest author Nathan Marzoli shared about a Union soldier who was a vegetarian.
ECW Weekender: Sarah Kay Bierle posted about…sunsets and a summer challenge.
Saturday, June 11:
Saving History Saturday highlighted the completion of restoration of the 54th Massachusetts Monument in Boston.
Sunday, June 12:
This morning Chris Mackowski posted what Richard Taylor thought about Stonewall Jackson.