Week In Review: July 1-8, 2018

Early in the week, the blog experienced some technical and security challenges, resulting in less content than usual on some days. Still, there was plenty of “food for thought” on the blog, and we hope you’ll enjoy the sampling!

Sunday, July 1:

In the evening, we shared the upcoming events and presentations on our members’ calendars for July and August.

Monday, July 2:

Question of the Week offered a chance to evaluate leadership at Gettysburg.

Frank Jastrzembski posted an interview with actor Patrick Gorman who portrayed General John B. Hood in the movie Gettysburg.

Chris Mackowski shared some thoughts and photos about the first real shot markers.

Tuesday, July 3:

From his recent travels to South Carolina, Chris Mackowski posted photos and history about the secession convention at Charleston’s Institute Hall.

Wednesday, July 4:

ECW wished everyone a “Happy Independence Day!” with a holiday card and Gettysburg quote.

Kevin Pawlak wrote about Mosby Rangers raiding on Fourth of July and discovering…a cake!

Thursday, July 5:

Chris Mackowski reviewed the book Texans at Antietam.

Friday, July 6:

Caroline Davis posted about Herman Melville and his poetic interpretations of the memorable Confederate charge at Gettysburg.

ECW shared a few locations to visit “Off The Beaten Path” at Gettysburg in a Weekender Post.

Saturday, July 7:

Preservation News shared by Shenandoah Battlefield Foundation

Exciting Preservation News at Spotsylvania Battlefield!