Author Archives: Emerging Civil War

July-August Presentations

July: 4th: Daniel T. Davis, Phillip Greenwalt, and Kristopher White-speaking and signing at the Gettysburg Battlefield Visitor Center. (PA) August: 2nd: Chris Mackowski, “The Legend of Stonewall’s Arm,” sponsored by the Friends of the Wilderness Battlefield, 2:00 p.m. at Ellwood on the Wilderness Battlefield … Continue reading

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Question of the Week for June 23, 2014

We’ve heard historians at Petersburg refer to their battlefield as “the red-headed stepchild” of the Virginia battlefield parks. The story they tell doesn’t get the attention other battles and campaigns do. Or does it? What do you think: does Petersburg get … Continue reading

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Emerging Civil War Symposium Lecture and Tour Schedule

First Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge August 15-17, 2014 “The Civil War in 1864” Presenters and Tour Guides Click here to register for the event. August 16—Morning Session 9 AM: Daniel T. Davis More Desperate Fighting Has … Continue reading

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Saving Jericho Mills at the North Anna River

Some great news from our friends at the Civil War Trust: They announced this week a major initiative to preserve more than 600 acres of the North Anna battlefield. “This is one of the largest parcels of historic battlefield land we have … Continue reading

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Our 1000th Post!

We reach a milestone of sorts today at Emerging Civil War: This is our 1000th post!

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Book Review: “Trading With the Enemy”

The following (excerpted) review of Phil Leigh’s new book, Trading With the Enemy, was published last week at Civil War Books and Authors by Drew Wagenhoffer. The book is about intersectional trade between the North and South during the Civil War. In … Continue reading

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ECW Welcomes Philip Leigh

If you’ve enjoyed the excellent guest posts from Philip Leigh, you’re in luck: Phil has joined Emerging Civil War as a regular contributor! Philip Leigh received his BS in Electrical Engineering from the Florida Institute of Technology, and received his MBA … Continue reading

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Controversial Hood Biography Garners Plaudits

Last spring, ECW offered a series of guest posts by author Stephen M. “Sam” Hood, a descendent of Confederate Lt. Gen. John Bell Hood. Sam recently received some good news: his book, John Bell Hood: The Rise, Fall, and Resurrection of … Continue reading

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June-August Presentations

June: 17th: Chris Mackowski, “We Must Strike them a Blow: Showdown at the North Anna River,” at the Outer Banks (NC) Civil War Roundtable 19th: Daniel T. Davis and Phillip Greenwalt Cold Harbor lecture and book signing event at the Fredericksburg Area Museum … Continue reading

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Turning Lee’s Flank

(Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park Collection.)

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