Category Archives: Holidays
With St. Patrick’s Day coming up this week, we thought it’d be a good time to ask… Do you have a favorite Irish-American regiment, commander, or soldier from the Civil War?
Wishing you a wonderful holiday, celebrating favorite presidents in American history! Looking for some articles about Washington and Lincoln?
As President’s Day weekend is upon us, it would be altogether fitting and proper to have an ECW Weekender post related to the holiday.
February 14–a day set aside to celebrate one’s romantic side–often comes under attack as being invented by card companies just for profit. I disagree. I have written here at least one other time about the celebration of this holiday during … Continue reading
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner… Do you have a favorite real-life love story from the Civil War era? (No fictional characters!)
With some states celebrating Lee/Jackson Day this month, we thought it would be a good time to ask the question… Who’s leadership style do you think was best? Lee or Jackson?
As is my custom when visiting Lexington, Virginia, I swung by Stonewall Jackson Cemetery on Saturday to pay my respects to the general. I was in town at the invitation of the Sons of Confederate Veterans to speak at their … Continue reading
Welcome 2017! Wishing you a wonderfully exciting new year.
With all the talk of resolutions at this time of year, I’m reminded of one of Stonewall Jackson’s favorite maxims: “You may be whatever you resolve to be.” I don’t know if you’re one of those folks who make New … Continue reading
Wishing all our readers and authors a joyous, relaxing, and memory-filled season!