Author Archives: Emerging Civil War

ECW Logo Design Competition: DEADLINE APPROACHING!

THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS OF DESIGNS FOR THE LOGO DESIGN COMPETITION IS DECEMBER 31, 2013! Requirements:* The logo should make a simple statement about our organization and our mission.  The image should not be so intricate that the detail would … Continue reading

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Mackowski Interviewed by Washington Post about Cathedral Windows

In case you haven’t seen it, ECW’s Chris Mackowski was interviewed by Washington Post columnist John Kelly in a story earlier this week. “Why are Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson honored at Washington National Cathedral?” Kelly asks, referring to … Continue reading

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“Respect the Flag” and the Breakthrough at Prospect Hill

In commemoration of the battle of Fredericksburg 151 years ago today, we offer up a piece passed along to us by Daniel Weinfeld, an ECW reader with the White Plains (NY) Civil War Roundtable. This is a poem by Rev. … Continue reading

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Edward Alexander in Hallowed Ground

In case you haven’t seen it yet, the latest issue of Hallowed Ground features an article written by our own Edward Alexander. The issue includes a series of articles that focuses on the life of the Civil War soldier. Ed’s … Continue reading

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Upcoming Presentations: December

December: 4th: Chris Mackowski, “Crossroads of Fire: The Battle of Chancellorsville,” at the White Plains Historical Society (White Plains, NY)—rescheduled 9th: Chris Mackowski, “Grant’s Last Battle: The Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant,“ at the Western North Carolina Civil War Roundtable (Sylva, NC) 11th: Kristopher White, “It … Continue reading

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ECW Logo Design Competition

We are still accepting submissions for the ECW logo design competition!  Please pass this along to any artists and graphic designers you might know! Requirements:* The logo should make a simple statement about our organization and our mission.  The image … Continue reading

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Upcoming Presentations: November-December

November: 1st-2nd: Lee White, “The Battle of Chickamauga” and “The Battle of Stones River,” at 1863: The Decisive Year of the Civil War (Greencastle, PA): Day 1 and Day 2 3rd: Chris Kolakowski at Civil War New York Conference (Albany, NY) 9th: Edward Alexander at Mount … Continue reading

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An Interview with “Bushwhacking” author Lee White

With the dust now settled from last month’s sesquicentennial anniversary of the battle of Chickamauga, historian Lee White had the time to sit down with Emerging Civil War to talk about his new book on the battle, Bushwhacking on a … Continue reading

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The Spring 2014 ECWS Titles: “Thunder in the Harbor”

The last time a Federal government shutdown loomed, it was in early April of 2011, literally on the eve of the 150th anniversary of the first shots fired at Fort Sumter. Park Service officials had expected big crowds for the … Continue reading

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The Spring 2014 ECWS Titles: “Hurricane from the Heavens”

Hurricane from the Heavens: The Battle of Cold Harbor will continue the story of the 1864 Overland Campaign as started by Chris Mackowski and Kristopher D. White in Season of Slaughter: The Battle of Spotsylvania Court House. Slated for a … Continue reading

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