Author Archives: Emerging Civil War

Registration Open for the First Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge

First Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge “The Civil War in 1864″ Please join us for the First Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge. The theme of this years symposium is “The Civil War in 1864″. … Continue reading

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Question of the Week for March 3, 2014

What is your favorite spot on the Gettysburg Battlefield to visit?

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March-April Presentations

March: 12th: Chris Mackowski, “The Bloody Angle,” at the Lynchburg (VA) Civil War Roundtable 13th: Chris Mackowski, “The Bloody Angle,” at the Chesapeake Civil War Roundtable (MD)  15th: Kristopher White, “Turning Points in the Wilderness,” at the North Carolina Civil War … Continue reading

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Question of the Week for February 24, 2014

After the death of Jeb Stuart, who do you believe should have been given command of Lee’s cavalry, and why?

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More to Read on Meade

On the heels of his recent post on Army of the Potomac commander Maj. Gen. George Gordon Meade, we asked Rob Orrison for some reading suggestions that might shed some light on Meade’s stormy winter of command in 1863-64. Rob … Continue reading

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ECW Welcomes Rob Orrison

Emerging Civil War is pleased to welcome Rob Orrison to the ranks of our full-time authors. Rob is the historic operations supervisor for all of Prince William County’s historic sites—including the Bristoe Station Battlefield—overseeing all day-to-day operations, programs, and events. Last … Continue reading

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Question of the Week for February 17, 2014

What is your favorite book about the American Civil War?

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Question of the Week for February 10, 2014

What do you think was the pivotal battle in the Western Theater in 1864, and why?  

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Announcing the latest ECWS title: No Turning Back

We’re pleased to announce an upcoming addition to the Emerging Civil War Series. No Turning Back: A Guide to the 1864 Overland Campaign by Robert Dunkerly, Donald Pfanz, and David Ruth is slated for release this April. “NTB,” as we’ve … Continue reading

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ECW Weekender: The Unknown “Lincoln-Douglas” Debate at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

This week’s weekender features an event occurring Thursday, February 13th at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.  The Unknown “Lincoln-Douglas” Debate features Tony nominated actors Norm Lewis and Stephen Lang as Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglas.  Although Douglas and Lincoln met … Continue reading

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