Author Archives: Emerging Civil War

Upcoming Presentations: September-October

September: 10th: Chris Mackowski, “Strike Them a Blow: Battles Along the North Anna River” at the Bull Run Civil War Roundtable, Centreville, VA 11th: Chris Mackowski, “The Last Days of Stonewall Jackson,” Friends of Wilderness Battlefield, Ellwood 15th: Chris Mackowski, … Continue reading

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Question of the Week 8/31-9/6

This week’s Question of the Week was suggested by ECW Contributor Ryan Quint who asks: What is something you’ve always wondered about the Civil War or something you may have recently come across that the historians here at ECW could help … Continue reading

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Civil War Regiments Series—Open Submissions

We are happy to announce that we are accepting open submissions for the re-launch of the Civil War Regiments Series. Currently we are accepting submissions for the following issues: July 1st at Gettysburg May 2nd at Chancellorsville Submissions should consist of … Continue reading

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Question of the Week – 8/24-8/28

This week’s question comes from our own Ashley Webb. I recently visited Richmond for work, and as I was driving down Richmond’s Monument Avenue, I was struck, not by the ‘offensive’ nature of the Confederate statues lining the center of the … Continue reading

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Symposium Takeaway: Chris Mackowski

Chris Mackowski wraps up our series reflecting on the Second Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge. Many of the talks at the symposium tied back to words. Chris Kolakowski talked about Lee’s Order No. 9, which served as the … Continue reading

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Symposium Takeaway: Phill Greenwalt

We still have a few reflections trickling in from folks in the wake of our 2015 Symposium. Phill Greenwalt, who spoke on Jubal Early and the Legacy of the Lost Cause, offers his takeaway: “It took me a little while to … Continue reading

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Question of the Week 8/17 – 8/23

This week’s Question of the Week comes from ECW’s Chris Kolakowski who asks: Visiting Charleston a couple of weeks ago, I was struck by the layers of history surrounding its harbor. It has been one of the most important ports … Continue reading

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Symposium Takeaway: Steward Henderson

We’ve asked our ECW historians to reflect on this year’s symposium and share with us one or two takeaways they came away with. Next up: Steward Henderson. “There was a great exchange of opinions on the legacies of the Civil … Continue reading

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Symposium Takeaway: Edward Alexander

We’ve asked our ECW historians to reflect on last weekend’s symposium and share with us one or two takeaways they came away with. Next up: Edward Alexander. “The highlight of the symposium for me was being able to sit back … Continue reading

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Symposium Takeaway: Chris Kolakowski

We’ve asked our ECW historians to reflect on this year’s symposium and share with us one or two takeaways they came away with. Next up: Chris Kolakowski. “The symposium was another home run, and another energetic exchange of ideas about the … Continue reading

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