Week In Review: July 23-29, 2018

We’re in the final countdown for our 2018 Symposium at Stevenson’s Ridge. Less than a week now! And we’ve managed to keep lively content on the blog. Take a look at the articles in our traditional “week in review.”

Monday, July 23:

Question of the Week expanded the horizons, asking for your interests about European responses to the American Civil War.

Guest author Steve T. Phan shared about his experiences while teaching through living history. 

Tuesday, July 24:

Chris Mackowski posted about a runaway slave ad which he recently discovered in an archive of Virginia newspapers.

Wednesday, July 25:

ECW Correspondent Katherine Duffek reported on Central Virginia Battlefield Trust’s Fredericksburg History and Biography journal.

Thursday, July 26:

Kevin Pawlak shared a letter from the National Archives, written by Lieutenant Edward Williston about his artillery unit at Antietam.

ECW’s July Newsletter is now available!

Friday, July 27:

Chris Mackowski shared another archival find and mused on kindness.

ECW Weekender written by Meg Groeling highlights photos and details from the site of California’s famous duel.

Saturday, July 28:

Preservation News celebrates new victories by the Central Virginia Battlefield Trust.

Sunday, July 29:

Drew Gruber shared about historic sites to see and yummy food in Kinston, North Carolina.