Week In Review: August 14-21, 2022

The What If Series wrapped up this week with some strong last questions, and don’t miss the book reviews or the account of Chamberlain’s mustache.

Sunday, August 14:

What IfJoseph Lane of Oregon had become President in 1861? (Max Longley)

Monday, August 15:

Question of the Week focused on “underrated” Civil War books.

Guest author Evan Portman wrote about the origins of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain’s mustache.

What If. . .Vicksburg Had Fallen in July ’62? (Dwight Hughes)

Tuesday, August 16:

Robert Lee Hodge shared more of his adventures following Law’s Alabama Brigade to Gettysburg.

Neil P. Chatelain posted some reflections from Spotsylvania’s Mule Shoe.

What Ifon Video

Wednesday, August 17:

Symposium Spotlight: The 2023 Theme will be…

What If…The Conclusion of the Series

Jon-Erik Gilot reviewed The Lion of Round Top: The Life and Military Service of Brigadier General Strong Vincent in the American Civil War.

Thursday, August 18:

Meg Groeling wrote about Artemus Ward and Civil War humor.

The new ECW Speakers Bureau is available!

ECW announces that Dan Welch receives the Upton Award.

Friday, August 19:

Steve Davis reviewed The Wharton’s War.

ECW Weekender: Guest author Doug Ullman wrote a review for a new theater musical American Prophet: Frederick Douglass in His Own Words.

Watch out for Grant? Chris Mackowski found an entertaining road sign.

Saturday, August 20:

Saving History Saturday: New acquisition grants announced for three Civil War battlefields.

Recap from the 2022 Symposium – Garry Adelman in motion!

Sunday, August 21:

Terry Rensel posted a photo of the Erie County Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Memorial.

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