ECW Week in Review March 26-April 1


March has come to a close here at ECW. This past week we wrapped up our observance of Women’s History Month, had a major announcement regarding our newest effort, pop-up tours and previewed this year’s Symposium. You may sign up by making a donation for the pop up tour, which will be held at Antietam on May 26, by clicking here. Additionally, spots are still available for the Fifth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium. You may click here to purchase tickets. You may click on the links below to read each post.

This past week, our Editor-in-Chief, Chris Mackowski interviewed the new Executive Director of the Central Virginia Battlefields Trust, Elizabeth Heffernan. You may catch up on the entire interview here.

Chris also offered a postscript to his interview with Mary Koik, the Editor of the Civil War Trust’s Hallowed Ground. Additionally, he shared a perspective on Women’s History Month.

We also announced our first pop-up tour. It will take place on May 26 at Antietam and will be led by Kevin Pawlak and Dan Welch. You may click here for additional details. A Paypal link for donations is included in this post.

ECW Correspondent Jordan Vollmer previewed this year’s Symposium with Rob Orrison.

Julie Mujic kicked off a series on William Tecumseh Sherman’s memoirs. She also discussed Annie Brown’s role in the 1859 Raid on Harper’s Ferry.

Sarah Bierle shared a poem written by Clara Barton as well as a poem from a Southern perspective.

We also welcomed guest authors Rob Wilson and David Connon.