Tag Archives: Women’s History Month

Women & Preservation: Concluding Thoughts

  Part of a Series Over the last few weeks at my day-job at Central Virginia Battlefields Trust, I’ve had the opportunity of doing historical research about the Civil War happenings at several locations which either are currently in the … Continue reading

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Women & Preservation: A Chat with Cindy Brochure about Local Battlefield Preservation

Part of a Series Women gathered in a kitchen, talking seriously around the table about saving a Civil War battlefield. That was part of the story that Cindy Brochure shared with me when we “met” and talked for the first … Continue reading

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Women & Preservation: A Chat with Mary Koik about Writing for Preservation

  Part of a Series Since I’ve been working in the battlefield preservation field for over a year with Central Virginia Battlefields Trust, I’ve been inspired to learn about the long legacy of women who have been supporters and influencers … Continue reading

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Women’s History Month: Favorite Leadership Moments History Chat

Earlier this month, Chris Mackowski invited the women of ECW to join a Zoom meeting to chat about Civil War leadership and offer their perspectives and voices on the subject. JoAnna M. McDonald, Cecily Nelson Zander, and Sarah Kay Bierle … Continue reading

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Exploring Gettysburg with Sue Boardman (part six)

conclusion of a series We wrap up our series with Licensed Battlefield Guide Sue Boardman today on the backside of the Pennsylvania Memorial, where we tried to find what shelter we could from the wind that bedeviled us all day. … Continue reading

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Exploring Gettysburg with Sue Boardman (part one)

part one of a series To commemorate Women’s History Month, I asked historian Sue Boardman if she’s be willing to spend some time showing me around her favorite places on the Gettysburg battlefield. It was my great good fortune to … Continue reading

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“Domestic Blockade”: Three Cheers for the Homefront Mothers

When dads are away for long periods for work or military service, moms don’t have the ability to defer discipline decisions for a few hours. And this humorous illustration from the Civil War era made me think about another aspect … Continue reading

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Melissa Winn: “Don’t Be Afraid to be Right”

To kick off Women’s History Month, I took some time to do a podcast interview with Melissa Winn, the director of photography for HistoryNet. Melissa is the one in charge of all the great photos you see in Civil War … Continue reading

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Second Saturday Lecture Series: An Interview With Diane Klinefelter

Even though I spent several years living and working in Pittsburgh it always feels something like going behind enemy lines each time I visit. I had the good fortune to be raised in a strong Cleveland sports household and proudly … Continue reading

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ECW Weekender: Free Admission at Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office Museum

    In the Washington D.C. area and looking of a unique site with Civil War history? That’s free for March 2020 to celebrate Women’s History Month? Plan a trip to the Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office Museum! The important … Continue reading

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