Week In Review: June 11-17, 2018

It’s been a full schedule on the blog this week. We’ve welcomed back several guest authors and the Artillery Blog Series is in full swing.

Happy Father’s Day, and we hope you had a great week, too!

Monday, June 11:

We started with our Question of the Week – this time a very popular, artillery-themed question!

Artillery: Ryan Quint shared about Alfred Mordecai, the Napoleon, and Changing Artillery

Tuesday, June 12:

Artillery: Frank Jastrzembski wrote about General Davis Tillson

Derek Maxfield shared about his recent visit to Cave Hill Cemetery and his research on General Lovell Rousseau

Wednesday, June 13:

Announcement about an event at Ellwood Manor, focusing on Civil War Medicine.

Artillery: Dave Powell discussed cannons at Chickamauga.

Edward Alexander explored the problems with using quotes.

Thursday, June 14:

Artillery: Chris Kolakowski related the importance of artillery at the Battle of Stones River.

Guest author Andrew Miller announced his arrival in Vicksburg!

In honor of Flag Day, we shared some Star-Spangled Banner related poetry from the ECW archives.

Friday, June 15:

Artillery: A list of more resources and websites to check-out to find even more details about Civil War cannons!

Sarah Kay Bierle wrote about Herman Haupt and his efforts to reopen the rail line to Gettysburg immediately after the battle.

Saturday, June 16:

Guest author Jon-Erik Gilot shared about Private Luke Quinn, an unlikely celebrity at Harpers Ferry.

Artillery: A post from the ECW archives, featuring an artillery line off the beaten path at Gettysburg.

The 2018 Symposium schedule is now available.

Sunday, June 17: 

Father’s Day musings and links to a few articles about dads during the Civil War.