From Independence Day to Gettysburg, Vicksburg, Franklin, book reviews, travel, and beyond…it’s been a full summer week on the ECW blog!
Monday, July 4:
Question of the Week highlighted quotes related to the battle of Gettysburg.
JoAnna McDonald wrote about the capture of Vicksburg on the anniversary.
Sarah Kay Bierle shared about an abolition meeting near Gettysburg on July 4, 1836.
Tuesday, July 5:
Steve Davis reviewed The Encyclopedia of Confederate Generals.
Chris Mackowski posted about David Ireland, Pap Greene, and Little Round Top.
Wednesday, July 6:
Symposium Spotlight: Check out a recent interview with Brian Matthew Jordan and Chris Mackowski about the book inspiring the 2022 Symposium.
Guest author Gregory L. Wade explored the battle of Franklin.
There’s a new ECW Podcast episode! Gary Gallagher spoke about his newest book and iconic works by Civil War witnesses.
Thursday, July 7:
Brian Swartz shared his recent posts on Maine at War blog.
On July 7, 1863, George G. Meade wrote that there was a “great deal too much fuss” about his appearance and recent victory.
Friday, July 8:
Sheritta Bitikofer posted Part 1 of her research about Captain Cailloux of the Louisiana Native Guards.
ECW Weekender: Sarah Kay Bierle visited the Fashion Archive & Museum at Shippensburg University.
Chris Kolakowski shared about Gettysburg’s extended history, a parade on the 75th anniversary of the battle.
Saturday, July 9:
Saving History Saturday: Seven new battlefield parks are announced for the Shenandoah Valley.
Sheritta Bitikofer posted Part 2 of her research about Captain Cailloux of the Louisiana Native Guards.
Sunday, July 10:
This morning Chris Heisey posted a photo from Monocacy battlefield.