Category Archives: Books & Authors

Hood Remembered: Crossing the Tennessee

Today, ECW is pleased to welcome guest author, Sam Hood. Sam Hood is an descendant of Lt. Gen. John Bell Hood and author of the forthcoming The Lost Papers of John Bell Hood. He has also written a biography of … Continue reading

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ECW’s Dave Powell Publishes New Chickamauga Book

Savas Beatie has just published the long-awaited first volume of a new trilogy on the battle of Chickamauga, written by our own Dave Powell. The Chickamauga Campaign, Vol. I: A Mad Irregular Battle provides an in-depth examination of both the … Continue reading

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Remember

Tuesday is Veteran’s Day, and the difference between Veteran’s Day and Memorial Day is one of mortality. Veteran’s Day honors those serving, and living veterans. Memorial Day, a day of remembrance for those who gave their last, full measure, has … Continue reading

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“Our War” at D.C.’s Arena Stage Heads into Final Weekend

by Jason Klaiber, ECW Correspondent The Arena Stage, located in southwest Washington D.C., has commissioned the production of Our War, a theatrical compilation of original monologues that reflects on the Civil War. Performed since October 21 and still running through … Continue reading

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The Men of Cattaraugus County: Why They Fought

Last week, I mentioned a rather sick-to-my-stomach turn of events in Cattaraugus County, New York (where I teach). County legislators want to demolish the Civil War memorial in order to put in a parking lot. In my open letter to … Continue reading

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Coming Soon from the Emerging Civil War Series: The Aftermath of Battle

Since we’re unrolling the upcoming spring titles for the Emerging Civil War Series, we thought we’d take a moment to remind you about one of our fall releases that’s coming soon: The Aftermath of Battle: The Burial of the Civil … Continue reading

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Check Out Last Year’s ECW Symposium Speakers on C-SPAN

With registration now open for the 2015 Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge, you might be wondering, “Should I go?” If last year’s presenters are any indication, then, yes, you should. But don’t just take our word for it–see … Continue reading

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Coming Soon from the Emerging Civil War Series: The First Day at Gettysburg

It would have been too obvious for the Emerging Civil War Series to start with Gettysburg, but now that we’re rolling along, we’ve been getting a lot of requests for it. So, it’s time to deliver. But because Gettysburg is … Continue reading

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Coming Soon from the Emerging Civil War Series: Strike Them a Blow!

The roll-out continues for the Emerging Civil War Series’s upcoming book titles. So far, we focused on the end of the war in 1865. But another title we’re looking forward to fills in a gap in our library: Strike Them … Continue reading

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Registration is Now Open for the Second Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium

Second Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge July 24 – 26, 2015 $75/person early-bird rate for those who register by April 30. $95/person regular rate. Attendees who came last year qualify for a special registration rate of $55 if … Continue reading

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