Book reviews, navy traditions, Civil War memory, what ifs, and more this week on the ECW Blog!
Monday, July 25:
Question of the Week highlighted battlefield cannons.
Neil P. Chatelain explored navy traditions during the Civil War era…like crossing the equator.
Tuesday, July 26:
Zachery A. Fry reviewed General John A. Rawlins: No Ordinary Man.
Max Longley wrote about Jefferson Davis vetoing a slave-trade bill.
Patrick Young of the Reconstruction Blog shared about Jubal Early, Stonewall Jackson, and the Lost Cause.
Wednesday, July 27:
Symposium Spotlight: Check the details about the book sales and ECW Swag that will be available.
Sarah Kay Bierle wrote about “stuffed” horses and Civil War memory.
The July ECW Newsletter is now available in your inboxes and online!
Thursday, July 28:
Ryan Quint wrote about O.O. Howard at the First Battle of Bull Run.
Meg Groeling reviewed Destruction of the Steamboat Sultana.
Chris Mackowski wrote viewing the contextualized statue of Raphael Semmes.
Friday, July 29:
Frank Jastrzembski shared about a collector of Civil War autographs.
ECW Weekender: Check out some recent videos from Mobile, Alabama.
Chris Mackowski shared some musings about “what ifs”….
Saturday, July 30:
Saving History Saturday: More preservation at New Market Heights battlefield!
Sunday, July 31:
Brian Swartz posted a photo of autumn foliage at Spotsylvania.