Author Archives: Emerging Civil War

Online Symposium Payments Now Available

We are happy to announce that we have our online ticket registration up and running for the Second Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge (August 7-9, 2015). Remember, the early bird registration rate of $75.00 ends on April … Continue reading

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Meet Ben Brockenbrough, Central Virginia Battlefield Trust’s New Executive Director

By ECW correspondant Liam McGurl As his three first three months serving as the executive director of the Central Virginia Battlefields Trust come to a close, Ben Brockenbrough is starting to settle into his new position. As executive director, Brockenbrough … Continue reading

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Booth’s Escape Route (conclusion)

By ECW Correspondent Pat Tintle. In the days following the president’s assassination, while American citizens mourned the death of their leader, Union troops searched surrounding rural areas for Booth. In the morning following Lincoln’s death, Union troops set up headquarters … Continue reading

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Emerging Civil War Symposium Update

We are happy to announce that the Emerging Civil War Symposium Chancellorsville tour will be led by our own Kristopher D. White. The tour will include the newly preserved property on Stonewall Jackson’s flank attack. White is the co-author of Chancellorsville’s … Continue reading

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Booth’s Escape Route

By ECW Correspondent Pat Tintle. Spring was in the air in Washington D.C., but the time of rebirth would soon be tarnished by a nation-wide state of mourning. It was April 14, 1865. The war of the rebellion was winding … Continue reading

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Abraham Lincoln, In Memorium

“Now he belongs to the ages.” — Edwin Stanton

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Question of the Week for April 13, 2015

Appomattox was only the beginning. Of the remaining surrenders, which one fascinates you most? Which one do you wish you knew more about?

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Early Bird Rate Reminder: Second Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium

The Second Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium will be held at Stevenson Ridge. August 7 – 9, 2015. The $75 Early Bird rate will expire on April 30th. Register now to reserve your spot (reservations are required). For more information … Continue reading

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Bentonville Battlefield Gearing Up for 150th Anniversary

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

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No Turning Back Takes Dunkerly to the Bitter End

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

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