Author Archives: ECW Guest Post

Civil War News’ Craig L. Barry

As part of our series with Civil War News, ECW is pleased to welcome Craig L. Barry. “The Unfinished Fight” column runs in Civil War News. A column is not technically a “news article” but it similar to news, specifically … Continue reading

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Civil War News’ Gould Hagler

As part of our series with Civil War News, ECW is pleased to welcome Gould Hagler. In the spring and summer of 2016 I contributed two articles to Civil War News. After the second one Jack Melton called to ascertain … Continue reading

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The Confederate Navy’s Order of Battle at New Orleans: A Reflection of Political Tensions

ECW welcomes back guest author Neil P. Chatelain. The ECW post on September 27, 2018 titled “Order of Battle – Why Those Lists Matter” reminded me of my own research, and I began doing what historians do: using thoughts and … Continue reading

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Civil War News’ Joe Bilby

As part of our series with Civil War News, ECW is pleased to welcome Joe Bilby. I write a column about firearms for the Civil War News and have been doing so since the early days of the publication. At … Continue reading

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Civil War News’ Matthew Borowick

As part of our series with Civil War News, ECW is pleased to welcome Matthew Borowick.  Civil War round tables. They’ve been around a long time, dating back to the oldest one, The Civil War Round Table, born in 1940 … Continue reading

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Civil War News’ Stephanie Hagiwara

As part our series with Civil War News, ECW is pleased to welcome Stephanie Hagiwara. A stereo card of Lt. George Custer lounging on the grass next to his dog launched my interest in the Civil War. My husband, who … Continue reading

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Civil War News’ Salvatore Cilella

As part of our series with Civil War News, ECW is pleased to welcome Salvatore Cilella. My mother and George H. W. Bush’s mother were cut from the same cloth. I was taught never to talk about myself.   Therefore, this … Continue reading

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Civil War News’ Michael K. Shaffer

As part of our series with Civil War News, ECW is pleased to welcome Michael K. Shaffer. How time flies; seems only yesterday Jack Melton (publisher of Civil War News; [CWN]) and this writer discussed the possibility of a new … Continue reading

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American Battlefield Trust’s Former Teacher of the Year Collects Bottlecaps to Represent Civil War Death Toll 

[Editor’s Note: At the 2018 American Battlefield Trust Teacher Institute, ECW Editor in Chief Chris Mackowski met the Trust’s 2016 Teacher of the Year, Phil Caskey, who told him about a class project intended to capture the full scale of … Continue reading

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26th Michigan: “Through those long hours of murderous conflict”

Emerging Civil War welcomes guest author Nathan Varnold. When we look back over the four battlefields here in the Fredericksburg area, no ground holds more harrowing scenes, more gruesome details, nor more emotional devastation than the ground in and around … Continue reading

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