Author Archives: Emerging Civil War
Winchester, Virginia is filled with Civil War history. What is your favorite Civil War site in or around the Winchester area?
At the outset of the spring 1864 campaigns, do you believe that the Confederacy still had a fighting chance to win the war, or do you believe victory was a forlorn hope?
Following his poor performances at Gettysburg and Bristoe Station, do you believe that Lee should have replaced A.P. Hill as Third Corps commander? If yes, who would you replace Hill with?
Do you believe that General Grant should have attached himself to the Army of the Potomac, in 1864, or would his skill-set have been better suited elsewhere?
Major General George Meade is often the forgotten army commander. Throughout most of 1864-1865, he lived in Grant’s shadow. What are your thoughts on Meade as a combat leader? (Feel free to explore his brigade, division, or corps command, as … Continue reading
Who do you think was a better division commander, A.P. Hill or Patrick Cleburne?
We are excited to announce our speaker lineup and topics for the 1st Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium, August 15-17. The symposium will focus on “The War in 1864.” Lecturers and Tour Guides: Daniel T. Davis—”More Desperate Fighting Has Not … Continue reading