Author Archives: Emerging Civil War

Symposium Spotlight: Western Virginia, 1861

In this week’s Emerging Civil War Symposium Spotlight we welcome back Dr. James Broomall. For the 2019 Symposium, Dr. Broomall will be joining our amazing lineup of speakers and presenters, sharing his passion and knowledge of yet another forgotten battle … Continue reading

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ECW Podcast “The Forgotten Fall, Part 2” Is Now Available

Have you been waiting for the continuation of the “The Forgotten Fall”? Chris Mackowski and Kris White started this conversation in February and now it’s time to finish the discussion on the ECW Podcast! They’ll pick up their conversation from … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: 3/18-3/24/19

Who is your favorite commander that fought in both eastern and western theaters of the Civil War? Why?

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Week In Review: March 11-17, 2019

From a guest author’s post to an adventure in Tennessee, articles for Women’s History Month, and details about Fort Stevens, and a continuation of Civil War News interviews,  we’ve had a steady week on the ECW blog. Be sure to … Continue reading

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Saving History Saturday: Tennessee and Virginia Battlefields Receive Major Preservation Grants

Over the past few weeks, seven battlefields in Tennessee and Virginia received major preservation grants through national, state, and private funding programs. Between the two states, nearly $3 million is being dedicated to preserve and protect threatened land. This is … Continue reading

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Symposium Spotlight: Fort Stevens

  Welcome back to another installment in our continuing Symposium Spotlight series. Over the last several weeks we have been giving you a sneak peak look at the presentations our presenters will deliver in August. Continue to follow the series … Continue reading

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Podcast Additional Resources: “Celebrating Women’s History Month”

Last week’s podcast episode brought you a conversation with Sarah Kay Bierle, Chris Mackowski, and Dan Welch about women during the Civil War and some of the best primary sources written by the ladies. We’ve collected details about the mentioned … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: 3/11-3/17/19

The Battles of Kernstown, McDowell, Front Royal, Winchester, Cross Keys, Port Republic were fought during the 1862 Shenandoah Valley Campaign. In your opinion, which was most significant to the campaign and why?

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Week In Review: March 3-10, 2019

March is really here, and this week you’ll find several posts for Women’s History Month – thoughts from ECW’s ladies and a couple historic articles. And, of course, there’s military history with Eric Wittenberg, a weekender with Dwight Hughes, and … Continue reading

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Saving History Saturday: How One Group of Passionate Preservationists Saved a New York Civil War Memorial

In 1914, over two hundred Union veterans gathered in Little Valley, New York for not only their annual reunion, but to dedicate their community’s newest Civil War memorial. A two-story octagonal structure made of brick, wood, and plaster, the beautiful … Continue reading

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