Author Archives: Emerging Civil War

“Every tombstone is a biography”

We are pleased to welcome guest author Betsy Dinger to Emerging Civil War. After obtaining her BS in History from Frostburg State University in Maryland, Betsy began her National Park Service career in 1988 working at Shenandoah NP, Valley Forge NHP … Continue reading

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The Rappahannock

by Jason Klaiber, ECW Correspondent One hundred and fifty two years ago today, the Union army made a harrowing crossing over the Rappahannock River as it prepared to do battle in Fredericksburg. Now, a new documentary, Rappahannock, takes a fresh … Continue reading

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The 3rd Maine at Gettysburg

Today, we’re pleased to welcome guest author Anthony Trusso. Although the 20th Maine Infantry gets a lot of attention for its actions at Gettysburg, due mostly to its prominence in the 1993 film Gettysburg, other regiments from the Pine Tree … Continue reading

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Hood Remembered

The sesquicentennial of the Confederates’ ill-fated Franklin-Nashville campaign is kicking off as John Bell Hood moves his army north into Tennessee. Hood’s intent was to drawn William T. Sherman’s armies after him; instead, Sherman plunged into Georgia, leaving the problem … Continue reading

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Updated Speakers Bureau

The authors of Emerging Civil War are pleased to announce that we have updated our Speakers Bureau. If your roundtable, historical society or museum is looking for a fresh perspective on an old story, we have a wide variety of … Continue reading

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Thank You

On this Tuesday in November, the authors at Emerging Civil War would like to say “Thank You” to all of our Veterans, both past and present.

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Civil War Trust Launches “Campaign 1776″ to Preserve Rev War and 1812 Battlefields

Our friends at the Civil War Trust have announced some very exciting news this morning in honor of Veteran’s Day: Nearly 240 years after the “shot heard ‘round the world” signaled the beginning of the journey toward American independence, historians … Continue reading

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ECW’s Dave Powell Publishes New Chickamauga Book

Savas Beatie has just published the long-awaited first volume of a new trilogy on the battle of Chickamauga, written by our own Dave Powell. The Chickamauga Campaign, Vol. I: A Mad Irregular Battle provides an in-depth examination of both the … Continue reading

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“Our War” at D.C.’s Arena Stage Heads into Final Weekend

by Jason Klaiber, ECW Correspondent The Arena Stage, located in southwest Washington D.C., has commissioned the production of Our War, a theatrical compilation of original monologues that reflects on the Civil War. Performed since October 21 and still running through … Continue reading

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Coming Soon from the Emerging Civil War Series: The Aftermath of Battle

Since we’re unrolling the upcoming spring titles for the Emerging Civil War Series, we thought we’d take a moment to remind you about one of our fall releases that’s coming soon: The Aftermath of Battle: The Burial of the Civil … Continue reading

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