ECW Week in Review 23-30

We had another busy week here at Emerging Civil War as we prepare to close out the month of April. You may click on the links below to read each post.

Chris Kolakowski wrote about the Battle of New Orleans. We also previewed Chris’s upcoming Symposium talk on U.S. Grant. Tickets are still available here.

Chris Mackowski shared some additional thoughts on Gordon Rhea’s latest work.

Edward Alexander shared a map he recently completed on the Battle of Meadow Bridge.

Todd Arrington wrote about the dedication of the David Farragut memorial.

Kevin Pawlak shared his perspective from Reel Ridge at Antietam.

Julie Mujic continued her review of William T. Sherman’s memoirs.

Our friends at the Civil War Trust shared some great recommendations for May Weekenders.

We also announced a major preservation victory in Virginia.

Sarah Bierle shared a post on James Keith Boswell.

With the help of Jack Melton the publisher of Civil War News, Steve Davis shared a piece on Joseph Wheeler’s post war career.

April’s ECW newsletters are also available.