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Week In Review: May 24-31, 2021

Welcome to the review of a very full week on the blog! Lots of history, anniversaries, book reviews, podcast, and reopening of the symposium tickets… Monday, May 24: Question of the Week focused on events that brought the reality of conflict to the Civil War. Ryan Quint wrote about the field hospital on Marye’s Heights […]

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Week In Review: May 17-23, 2021

Hope you’ve had a good week! Here’s the review of what ECW has been publishing in the last seven days… Monday, May 17: Question of the Week focused on famous orders for charges. Bert Dunkerly reviewed Imperfect Union: A Father’s Search for his Son in the Aftermath of the Battle of Gettysburg.

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My ECW Story: Dan Welch

For this month’s installment of our new My ECW Story series we have Dan ‘Van Zant’ Welch. You can find Dan in the classroom in the tundra of Northeast Ohio, or hashing history on the fields of Gettysburg. His work ethic is second to none, and he’s often the proverbial tide lifting our little ECW […]

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Week In Review: May 10-16, 2021

Western Theater takes the spotlight this week… Check out the variety of posts shared in the last seven days on the ECW blog. Monday, May 10: Question of the Week asked about famous last words. Chris Mackowski wrote about Grant’s advance into Mississippi and the response from the citizens of Jackson.

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ECW Weekender: New Market Battle Anniversary Tours 2021

I’ve answered the question a few times now on Zoom meetings: “What’s happening for the Battle of New Market anniversary?” Well, good news for events in the town of New Market! Both SVBF and the Virginia Museum of the Civil War are hosting special programs.  View the film “Field of Lost Shoes” at the Virginia […]

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Week In Review: May 2-9, 2021

Battle and campaign anniversaries, new archaeology discovery, discussions about Lee and Jackson, and more… Sunday, May 2: Take a video tour of Jackson’s Flank March at Chancellorsville on the anniversary. Here’s the conclusion of the series with Dr. Curt Fields about studying and portraying Ulysses S. Grant. Monday, May 3: Question of the Week highlighted […]

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Week In Review: April 19-25, 2021

Wrapping up the “On The Eve Of War” Series and starting “My ECW Story” Series! Then, look for history about David Wilmot, letters and primary source observations, details from Antietam, and mental health crises among Union field officers. Lots to explore on the blog from this week! Monday, April 19: Question of the Week: Revolutionary […]

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Week In Review: April 12-18-2021

Continuing with the series On The Eve Of War, exploring Fort Sumter, the release of a new book, and much more on the blog this week… Monday, April 12: Question of the Week talked about visiting Charleston, South Carolina. On The Eve Of War: New Orleans, Louisiana (Sean Michael Chick)

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Week In Review: April 5-11, 2021

Battle of Shiloh anniversary, taking a closer look at different places “on the eve of war,” new (free podcast), and more to explore from this last week on the ECW blog… Monday, April 5: Question of the Week spotlighting conflicts at state borders. Guest author Sherrita Bitikofer shared about the journey of research.

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