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by ECW Correspondent Liam McGurl With the commemoration of the 150th Anniversary of Bentonville Battlefield approaching on March 21-22, the site is preparing for an expected 50,000 visitors over the weekend. According to North Carolina’s Department of Cultural Resources, Bentonville … Continue reading
By ECW Correspondant Patrick Tintle Dating back to the late 1990s, Robert M. Dunkerly has been infatuated with writing history. The historian began his career with a few history articles and then full-length books, but Dunkerly is not just a … Continue reading
This week will witness the Sesquicentennial of the Battle of Monroe’s Crossroads, a battlefield that is truly off the beaten path. What is your favorite “off the beaten path” battlefield and why?
By ECW Correspondent Liam McGurl After a major year in preservation, the Civil War Trust has offered Brandy Station Battlefield a new conservation opportunity. This project consists of the acquisition and preservation of 33 square acres of land at the … Continue reading
In the midst of the Sesquicentennial, which march was more important and why: Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman’s “March to the Sea” or his march through the Carolinas?
March: 3rd: Kristopher D. White, “The Beginning of the End: The Civil War in 1865″, Wheeling WV, http://www.ohiocountylibrary.org/uplads/xb_peoplesuniversitycivilwarend.pdf 7th: Kristopher D. White, Bert Dunkerly “The Closing Stages of the Civil War,” Andrew Carnegie Civil War Symposium at the Andrew Carnegie Free … Continue reading
This week’s question comes from Chris Kolakowski: Throughout my career I have drawn great lessons and inspiration from historical personalities and events. From the Civil War, General Grant’s campaign against Vicksburg stands out for me in this regard. What Civil War … Continue reading