ECW Week in Review Nov. 13-19

November moves on and we’ve had another big week at Emerging Civil War. Along with a number of great posts, we had a major announcement regarding our new Chief Historian and C-SPAN continued their coverage of the Fourth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium (Early Bird rates are still available for next year’s Fifth Annual Symposium here.) You may click on the links below to read each post.

On Monday, we announced that Chris Kolakowski is our new Chief Historian.

Presentations from the Fourth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium also aired over the weekend. Keep checking back to the site for more air times in the coming weeks.

Derek Maxfield profiled a soldier from the 141st New York Infantry who served as one of William T. Sherman’s pioneers. Similarly, Edward Alexander shared the famous story of an artillerist at Fort Gregg.

James Brookes discussed the experiences of soldier-artists.

Chris Mackowski revisited the discussion surrounding Confederate monuments.

Caroline Davis wrote about a famous American author.

Ryan Quint shared a book review of A Civil Life in an Uncivil Time: Julia Wilbur’s Struggle for PurposeDan Welch reviewed Double Canister at Ten YardsDan also wrote about Gettysburg’s annual Remembrance Day commemoration in the ECW Weekender.