Weekly Blog Roundup: Sept 30 – Oct 6

7 Oct

Hey there! Here we go again with my weekly blog roundup:


Lytton Strachey and Virginia Woolf at Garsington Manor in 1923

On The Virginia Woolf Blog I posted Was Virginia Woolf Jealous of Lytton Strachey? In this post I discuss Virginia’s envy over the success of Lytton’s book, “Eminent Victorians,” in 1918.


Rose O’Neal Greenhow, circa 1855-1865

On The Civil War Saga I posted Rose O’Neal Greenhow. In this post I discuss the secret activities of the Confederate spy Rose O’Neal Greenhow, as well as her imprisonment and untimely death.


Illustration of Squanto, circa 1911

On History of Massachusetts I posted When the Pilgrims Rescued Squanto. In this post I discuss when the pilgrims went on a rescue mission to save Squanto after he was kidnapped by his enemy, Corbitant, at the village of Nemasket.

I recently added the WordPress Popular Posts plugin to my blogs, which lists the top 10 posts of the week. As a result, I thought I would add a new section to my weekly blog roundup: Top 10 Posts of the Week:

Civil War Saga
1. Child Soldiers in the Civil War
2. Dinosaurs in Gettysburg
3. Roles of Women in the Civil War
4. Battle of Gettysburg
5. Mark Twain’s Civil War Experience
6. Female Soldiers at the Battle of Gettysburg
7. Robert Ford – The Man Who Shot Jesse James
8. The Diary of John Wilkes Booth
9. Abraham Lincoln Was Related to Paul Revere
10. Women Spies in the Civil War

History of Massachusetts
1. The Salem Witch Trials
2. John Proctor: First Male Accused Witch
3. Timeline of the Salem Witch Trials
4. Sarah Good: Accused Witch
5. The Boston Massacre
6. Where Did the Shot Heard Round the World Happen?
7. Animals in the Salem Witch Trials
8. Deborah Sampson: Woman Warrior of the American Revolution
9. The Stamp Act
10. The History of Danvers State Hospital

Virginia Woolf Blog
1. Virginia Woolf’s Strange Treatment to Cure Her Mental Illness
2. Virginia Woolf’s Suicide Note to Vanessa Bell
3. Vanessa Bell’s Reaction to Virginia Woolf and Vita-Sackville-West’s Affair
4. Virginia Woolf’s Suicide
5. Virginia Woolf’s Misquoted Suicide Note
6. Virginia Woolf’s Affair with Vita Sackville-West
7. Virginia Woolf’s Last Diary Entry
8. Virginia Woolf’s First Car
9. Timeline of Virginia Woolf’s Life
10. The Marriage of Virginia and Leonard Woolf

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