Author Archives: Emerging Civil War

Question of the Week: 1/16-1/22/17

With some states celebrating Lee/Jackson Day this month, we thought it would be a good time to ask the question… Who’s leadership style do you think was best? Lee or Jackson?

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ECW Weekender: Ulysses S. Grant Boyhood Home and Schoolhouse

Today, we are please to welcome guest author Adam Curtis, a trustee with the Ulysses S. Grant Homestead Association in Georgetown, Ohio. In the spring of 1823, a short, stubborn man drove a buckboard wagon down the muddy roads of southern … Continue reading

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Rob and Bill and Blue & Gray

If you haven’t seen it yet, check out the latest issue of Blue & Gray magazine. The featured story this issue, the Potomac blockade, was written by ECW’s Rob Orrison and BIll Backus. Rob—a regular contributor at ECW—and Bill are … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: 1/9/17-1/15/17

Later this week, we have another great post coming up from guest author Doug Crenshaw. Doug is a volunteer interpreter at Richmond National Battlefield, and he’s been taking a look at some of the communications mishaps among commanders during the … Continue reading

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January Presentations

January: 9th: Kristopher D. White, “The Battle for Burnside’s Bridge,” at the Mahoning Valley Civil War Roundtable (OH) 11th: Chris Mackowski, “The Last Days of Stonewall Jackson,” at the Lynchburg (VA) Civil War Roundtable 12th: Bert Dunkerly, “To The Bitter … Continue reading

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“Echoes Through Time”: New York State’s Only Civil War Museum

by ECW Correspondent Amelia Kibbe Longtime friends Thomas Place and Steve Teeft sat talking one day about the number of Civil War relics they had each collected over the years. “We both have great collections, but absolutely nobody sees them … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: 1/2-1/8/17

How about some setting some goals or dreams for the new year? Complete the list for yourself in a comment! In 2017, this Civil War book is #1 on my “to-read” list… In 2017, I’d like to visit (battlefield or … Continue reading

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The Year in Review 2016: #1

July 20, 2016 turned out to be ECW’s biggest day ever as far as readership. The numbers were driven, in part, by a pair of wildly popular posts that appeared on July 19. The first was Chris Kolakowski’s Civil War Echoes … Continue reading

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Year In Review: Future Of Civil War History

One of the special blog series we featured June – August 2016 was “The Future of Civil War History.” As we find ourselves looking back to 2016 from the first day of 2017, it seems appropriate to review this series and gain fresh … Continue reading

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The Year in Review 2016: ECW’s Most-Read Posts of All Time

We’ve been counting down the most-read posts written in 2016. Before we get to #1, though, here’s a look at our most-read posts of all time:

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