Week In Review: August 21-28, 2022
Lots of new research and “emerging” discussion on the Emerging Civil War blog this week, and here’s the week in review!
Sunday, August 21:
In the evening, Chris Mackowski posted a “Halleckism” — words from General Henry Halleck.
Monday, August 22:
Question of the Week focused on turning points during the Second Bull Run/Manassas Campaign.
Max Longley shared Part 1 of his research about Amasa Converse, a minister who fled South.
Tuesday, August 23:
Neil P. Chatelain wrote about loyalty at a lighthouse on the borders of the Confederacy.
Max Longley shared Part 2 of his research about Amasa Converse, a minister who fled South.
There’s a new ECW Podcast episode: Meade at Gettysburg with Kent Masterson Brown.
Wednesday, August 24:
Guest author Gregory L. Wade wrote about the McArthur Family’s ties to Tennessee.
Chris Mackowski went exploring for information about Fortress Monroe.
Patrick Young from the Reconstruction Blog posted some book recommendations.
Thursday, August 25:
Jon-Erik Gilot found a recruiting poster and explored the Philadelphia’s Board of Trade Rifles’ difficulties to organize.
Sheritta Bitikofer shows off her new home library and history book collection!
Friday, August 26:
Dan Welch wrote about Virginia Worm Fences.
ECW Weekender: Derek Maxfield shared about his visit to the graves of Confederate POWs in Indianapolis.
Chris Mackowski posted (with permission) a new colorized photo of Ulysses S. Grant on the porch at Grant Cottage.
Saturday, August 27:
Saving History Saturday: American Battlefield Trust’s new announcements to save land at three battlefields.
Kevin Pawlak wrote about Gustav Waagner facing Stonewall Jackson at Manassas Junction.
Sunday, August 28:
This morning Sarah Kay Bierle posted about the military term “demonstration.”