Author Archives: Emerging Civil War

Question of the Week for May 5, 2014

150 years ago today, the battle of the Wilderness commenced 17 miles west of the city of Fredericksburg, Va. The Army of the Potomac, commanded by George Gordon Meade crossed into the Wilderness of Spotsylvania and Orange Counties accompanied by … Continue reading

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Guest Authoring for Emerging Civil War

We have had some outstanding articles recently from our guest authors. In the coming weeks there are more to come. Please keep in mind we are open to guest posts year round. If you are interested, here is how to … Continue reading

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The Riddick House at Stevenson Ridge

The Riddick House at Stevenson Ridge will play host to our First Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge. Please join us August 15-17, 2014 for this all inclusive event. The symposium will focus on “The War in 1864.” … Continue reading

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May-June Presentations

May: 3rd: Phillip Greenwalt and Chris Mackowski, “The Battle of the Wilderness,” Lake of the Woods Civil War Study Group, Lake of the Woods (VA) 4th: Chris Mackowski, book signing at the Chancellorsville Battlefield Visitor Center (VA) 6th: Kristopher White, “The Beginning … Continue reading

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Question of the Week for April 28, 2014

During the opening stages of the Atlanta Campaign, General Joseph E. Johnston employed a form of Fabian Tactics. (Withdrawing in the face of the enemy in hopes of stringing out the enemy column, supply lines, etc…) This hands-off approach drew … Continue reading

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An Interview with Daniel Davis and Phillip Greenwalt

An Interview with Daniel Davis and Phillip Greenwalt, authors of Hurricane from the Heavens: The Battle of Cold Harbor, May 26–June 5, 1864 (Interview Courtesy of Savas Beatie, LLC) Q: Why did you decide to write the book? PG: Cold … Continue reading

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Question of the Week for April 21, 2014

Winchester, Virginia is filled with Civil War history. What is your favorite Civil War site in or around the Winchester area?

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Evening With an Expert at the Fredericksburg Area Museum

Be sure to catch author/historian Donald Pfanz at the Fredericksburg Area Museum & Cultural Center, April 24, at 7 PM. Don will be speaking about,and signing copies of the new Emerging Civil War Series book  No Turning Back: A Guide … Continue reading

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Question of the Week for April 14, 2014

At the outset of the spring 1864 campaigns, do you believe that the Confederacy still had a fighting chance to win the war, or do you believe victory was a forlorn hope?

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Question of the Week for April 7, 2014

Following his poor performances at Gettysburg and Bristoe Station, do you believe that Lee should have replaced A.P. Hill as Third Corps commander? If yes, who would you replace Hill with?

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