Author Archives: Emerging Civil War

Symposium Update!

We are proud to announce that Daniel T. Davis and Richard A. Chapman, Jr. will be joining us a guides for our Sunday symposium tours! Daniel T. Davis will join Chris Mackowski’s tour of the Spotsylvania Court House Battlefield. Daniel … Continue reading

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Civil War Trust to Acquire Lee’s HQ at Gettysburg

Some great news today from our friends at the Civil War Trust: On the 151st anniversary of the start of battle of Gettysburg, the Trust has announced a fund-raising effort to acquire one of the most prominent landmarks on the … Continue reading

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July-August Presentations

July: 4th: Daniel T. Davis, Phillip Greenwalt, and Kristopher White-speaking and signing at the Gettysburg Battlefield Visitor Center (PA) 16th: Chris Mackowski, “And the War Came: An Overview of the Civil War,” Study of U.S. Institutions on U.S. History and Government, sponsored by the … 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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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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