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Week In Review: December 7-13, 2020

Lots of history gift ideas this week, updates on monuments, and plenty of Civil War history… Monday, December 7: Question of the Week highlights best corps commanders for the Army of Tennessee. Jon Tracey shared about James Young of the 6th New Jersey Infantry.

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Symposium Books for Your Holiday Wish List

With the holidays fast approaching, we thought our symposium attendees might want to start reading up on some of the ‘Fallen Leaders’ our speakers have lined up for the 2021 Symposium. Because books make such wonderful gifts for Civil War enthusiasts, we wanted to offer some titles that are still in print or readily available […]

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Week In Review: November 22-29, 2020

We hope you’ve had a nice week and start of the holiday season. You’ll find some fun Civil War cooking experiments and gratitude lists to celebrate Thanksgiving and some details about lessons from Fredericksburg, night at Paynes Farm, JFK in Texas, and poetry from Whitman. Happy reading!

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The Things ECW is Thankful For

“The year that is drawing towards its close, has been filled with the blessings of fruitful fields and healthful skies,” wrote President Lincoln in his 1863 proclamation establishing the first national day of Thanksgiving. “I do therefore invite my fellow citizens in every part of the United States, and also those who are at sea […]

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Week In Review: November 16-22, 2020

It’s Week in Review time! From Robin Hood to the Gettysburg Address, we’ve got a selection of unique posts for you to explore… Monday, November 16: Question of the Week looked at leadership in the Army of Northern Virginia. Sarah Kay Bierle started a series about Robin Hood and the American Civil War.

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Week In Review: November 9-15, 2020

Lot of great content this week, including several new historic site videos! Monday, November 9: Question of the Week addressed Army of the Potomac leadership in November 1862. Guest author Sheritta Bitikofer shared Part 1 of her research on Camp Moore, Louisiana’s largest training camp.

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Week In Review: November 2-8, 2020

Spent the week keeping up with the news and might have missed some blog posts? No worries! We’ve got the week in review for you with a full selection of historical politics, cinema-worthy moments on the Mississippi River, biographical reflections, and more. Lots of history to explore… Monday, November 2: Question of the Week highlighted […]

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Week In Review: October 25-November 1, 2020

German prisoners at Gettysburg? What a veteran found on a return trip to a battlefield? Soldiers exploring a cave? We’ve got some uniquely insightful posts and accounts this week. Happy reading! Sunday, October 25: In the evening, Chris Mackowski posted about Rudely Stamp’d’s newest one-act history stage production. Monday, October 26: Question of the Week […]

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Week In Review: October 19-25, 2020

It’s that time again, and there are a variety of posts with some humor, photographs, poetry, battlefield anniversaries, preservation, common soldier stories, and more in this week’s review! Monday, October 19: Question of the Week focuses on battles in the Shenandoah Valley. Derek Maxfield posted about a “crabby” experience at Point Lookout prisoner of war […]

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