Author Archives: Chris Mackowski

WHM Profile: Meg Groeling

Do you subscribe to ECW’s newsletter? You should! It’s filled with lots of great tidbits behind the scenes and on the road, plus we feature a profile each month of one of our ECW contributors. If you don’t subscribe, you … Continue reading

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A View from Evergreen

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On Location: At Beaver Dam Creek with Author Doug Crenshaw

My adventures On Location at the Richmond-area battlefields continue. I’m hanging out with Doug Crenshaw, author of the upcoming ECWS book Richmond Shall Not Be Given Up: The Seven Days Battles. We stopped by Beaver Dam Creek, where Doug has … Continue reading

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On Location: At Glendale with Author Doug Crenshaw

Although Doug Crenshaw and I were following the Seven Days battles so I could take some photos for his upcoming Emerging Civil War Series book, he also has a brand-new book published by History Press call The Battle of Glendale: … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: 3/6-3/12/16

We happen to be spending a little time at the beginning of this week exploring the Seven Days battles in late June-early July 1862. Which of the Seven Days is most interesting to you? Why?

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A Day with the Seven Days

This past week, I had the distinct treat of spending a day on the Seven Days battlefields with Doug Crenshaw, author of the upcoming Emerging Civil War Series title Richmond Shall Not Be Given Up! The Seven Days Battles (look for it … Continue reading

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On Location: Frederick Douglass’s Gravesite

My daughter lives in Rochester, New York, and I recently had to run up and help her move into a new place. Since I was in town, I figured I would go On Location at the city’s beautiful Mount Hope … Continue reading

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Modern Photography: A Few Favorite Photos

I’m fortunate that I get to take a lot of pictures. While I’m intense about my writing, I’m relaxed about my photography. I’m not fancy about. I also find it a wonderful excuse to challenge myself to see a battlefield … Continue reading

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Defenders of the Flag

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On Location: Jackson’s HQ Museum

Stonewall Jackson’s Headquarters in Winchester, Virginia, doesn’t reopen for the season until April 1, but passing through town, I couldn’t resist the chance for a quick video On Location. For more information:

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