Category Archives: Week in Review

Week In Review: October 10-17, 2021

The “Under Fire” blog series continued, books were reviewed, Jackson and Gettysburg(?), and much more on the ECW blog this week… Sunday, October 10: In the evening, Chris Mackowski shared about Gordon Rhea’s new book Stephen A. Swails: Black Freedom … Continue reading

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Week In Review: October 3-10, 2021

We’ve started a new blog series. There are links to two C-SPAN recordings from the 2021 ECW Symposium. A little Civil War humor. A Key to Richmond…and much more on the ECW blog this week! Sunday, October 3: Here’s a … Continue reading

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Week In Review: September 26-October 3, 2021

Sunday, September 26: In the evening, guest author Patrick Young shared “Autumn of the Lost Cause.” Monday, September 27: Question of the Week highlighted commanders with a positive attitude. Sarah Kay Bierle posted Part 1 in a series inspired by … Continue reading

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Week In Review: September 19-26, 2021

Sunday, September 19: In the evening David T. Dixon added Part 2 of the Iron Brigade of the Cumberland at Chickamauga. Monday, September 20: Question of the Week looked at grumpy Civil War personalities. Jon Tracey wrote about reconsidering Barlow’s … Continue reading

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Week In Review: September 13-19, 2021

Monday, September 13: Question of the Week had a Maryland Campaign theme. Kevin Pawlak wrote about the unlucky lost order. Chris Mackowski posted a collection of blog posts related to the discovery of Special Orders 191.

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Week In Review: September 6-12, 2021

Statues, historic sketches, sunsets, historic cemeteries, hiking adventures, historic orders and letter, and more from this past week on the Emerging Civil War blog… Monday, September 6: Question of the Week focused on those who did not write memoirs. Guy … Continue reading

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Week In Review: August 29-September 5, 2021

Sunday, August 29: In the evening, guest author Doug Ullman, Jr. shared about three accounts of the Battle of Second Bull Run. Monday, August 30: Question of the Week asked which Bull Run/Manassas fight you prefer to study. Kevin Pawlak … Continue reading

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Week In Review: August 23-29, 2021

  This week we wrapped up the Fallen Leaders Blog Series, reviewed a few books, released a new podcast episode, chatted about Reconstruction, and more… Monday, August 23: Question of the Week focused on cavalry skirmishes. Guest author Guy Hasegawa … Continue reading

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Week In Review: August 15-22, 2021

Sunday, August 15: Fallen Leaders: The Armistead Family cemetery (by Kevin Pawlak) Monday, August 16: Question of the Week examined fallen leader’s tombstones or graveside monuments. Brian Swartz posted about the differences in Ellis Spear’s writings. Chris Mackowski hosted a … Continue reading

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Week In Review: August 9-15, 2021

Continuing the Fallen Leaders blog series this week along with press releases for the 2021 ECW Awards and other feature articles… Monday, August 9: Question of the Week focused on fallen leaders. Celebrating ECW’s 10th Birthday at the 2021 Symposium… … Continue reading

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