Week In Review: June 19-26, 2022
The Unpublished Series continues, and there are several pieces of exciting preservation news this week! Also check out the book review, podcast, tale of a horse, and more in the ECW Week in Review…
Sunday, June 19:
In the evening, Sarah Kay Bierle posted about Captain Barton and his daughter Clara for Father’s Day.
Monday, June 20:
Question of the Week was focused on unpublished primary sources.
Unpublished: Meg Groeling shared about finding memorable scrapbooks during her Ellsworth research.
Tuesday, June 21:
Meg Groeling reviewed A Union Woman in Civil War Kentucky: The Diary of Frances Peter.
Unpublished: Dwight Hughes explored the Alabama Claims and this aspect of the international side of the American Civil War.
Civil War Trails shared about their new signs in Wheeling, West Virginia!
Wednesday, June 22:
Symposium Spotlight: Chris Mackowski asked “What if more people pondered what if?”
Unpublished: Chris Kolakowski shared tips for locating unpublished unit papers.
It’s official…Virginia will have a new state park! Culpeper Battlefields State Park which will include Brandy Station and Cedar Mountain.
ECW Podcast: New episode available, and it’s all about two sides of Stonewall Jackson, the Valley Campaign, and the Seven Days Battles.
Thursday, June 23:
Chris Mackowski posted about a horse known as “Old Squeezer.”
Unpublished: Sheritta Bitikofer wrote about the diary of a Louisiana conscript.
Friday, June 24:
Unpublished: Brian Swartz wrote about the letters of a musician with the 5th Maine Regiment.
ECW Weekender: Sarah Kay Bierle recently visited a lavender farm at Cross Keys battlefield and explored fighting that happened on or near that land.
Celebrating 7,000 posts on the Emerging Civil War blog!
Saturday, June 25:
Saving History Saturday: Wyse Fork Battlefield is threatened.
Chris Heisey posted a battlefield photograph and about Jefferson Davis and Robert E. Lee and the transition of army command.