Category Archives: Books & Authors

A Visit to Averasboro and Bentonville

Over Columbus Day weekend, I had the opportunity to travel to North Carolina to take pictures of the battlefields of Averasboro and Bentonville. These pictures will be used in Calamity in Carolina: The Battles of Averasboro and Bentonville, March 1865. … Continue reading

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Coming Soon from the Emerging Civil War Series: Dawn of Victory

As we continue to roll out the next wave of releases for the Emerging Civil War Series, we head south of the James River for Edward S. Alexander’s debut book, Dawn of Victory: Breakthrough at Petersburg. “In the few years since … Continue reading

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Coming Soon from the Emerging Civil War Series: Calamity in Carolina!

The Emerging Civil War Series is getting ready to roll out its next wave of releases. We have a slew of titles nearing the final stages of development, and we’ll be offering previews over the next few days. First up: … Continue reading

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ECW Continues to Emerge

Weave in, My Hardy Life by Walt Whitman  Weave in, weave in, my hardy life, Weave yet a soldier strong and full for great campaigns to come, Weave in red blood, weave sinews in like ropes, the senses, sight weave … Continue reading

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ECW Welcomes Eric Wittenberg

Since the earliest days of Emerging Civil War, Eric Wittenberg has been a huge fan. He’s talked us up a lot, he’s offered advice, and he’s always had a lot of positive energy to inject any time we’ve turned to him … Continue reading

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Really? You Needed That?

I do not know if any of our readers know historians or history buffs. Perhaps you fit into these categories yourselves. If so, I hope this post resonates with you.

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Shenandoah Subordinates: Introduction to a Series

Part one in a series. The decision to place Maj. Gen. Philip Henry Sheridan in command of the Army of the Shenandoah in August, 1864 came as a surprise to many in the North. Sheridan had never before directed an … Continue reading

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ECW Welcomes David Powell

Emerging Civil War is pleased to welcome historian Dave Powell to the ranks of our contributors. David A. Powell is a graduate of the Virginia Military Institute (1983) with a B.A. in history. He has published numerous articles in various magazines, … Continue reading

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Shaping Chancellorsville: Going National

part twelve in a series At a July 31, 2002 news conference, representatives from seven different preservation groups held a well-coordinated news conference to draw national attention to the latest development threat to the Chancellorsville battlefield: the land where action … Continue reading

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Exciting Symposium Update!

All of us at Emerging Civil War are excited to announce that C-SPAN will be filming the Saturday session of the First Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge. C-SPAN will be filming live to tape, meaning that they … Continue reading

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