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 If…Joseph 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 If…on 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.