Author Archives: Emerging Civil War

Question of the Week: 1/20-1/26/20

How did you become interested in the Civil War? Did an aspect of history and pop culture play a role in your introduction?

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Week In Review: January 13-19, 2019

We’re in full swing with the Civil War & Pop Culture series this week, and you’ll find thoughts, history, and musings about movies, fiction books, music, and fine art. There were also some military articles and news from the history … Continue reading

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CW & Pop-Culture: What’s On The Series Header?

It’s become a little tradition at ECW to feature a post about the images or intentional design for the blog series’ headers. Let’s get started with the images for The Civil War & Pop Culture… The new book and the … Continue reading

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Saving History Saturday: Growing Youth Involvement in Preservation

For those who follow the social media accounts of the American Battlefield Trust, you may have seen the recent posts featuring their Youth Leadership Team (YLT). Made up of ten motivated, preservation-minded high school students from across the country, the … Continue reading

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ECW Weekender: Libraries!

Raise your hand if you purposely plan a stop at the library during your “pre-winter storm” errand trip! One of our editors has admitted to that, and we’re pretty sure others do the same because there’s nothing quite like staying … Continue reading

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Symposium Spotlight: Matt Atkinson

Happy New Year! In this installment of our 2020 Emerging Civil War Symposium Spotlight we feature longtime friend of ECW, Matt Atkinson. You will not want miss this presenter this year!

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Podcast Additional Resources: “Chickamauga: Federal Leadership”

Last week on the ECW Podcast, Dave Powell shared his insight on Federal leadership during the Battle of Chickamauga. A respected-researcher and prolific author on this battle, Dave’s episode is one you won’t want to miss. (This podcast is available … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: 1/13-1/19/20

  We’re talking about the Civil War and Pop Culture, so…do you have a favorite movie about the Civil War or with an 1860’s setting? Why?

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Week In Review: January 6-12, 2020

We’ve completed the first full week of January 2020, and here on the blog, we’ve already announced a new book release and started a new blog series—both focusing the Civil War and Pop Culture. You’ll also find a variety of … Continue reading

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CW & Pop Culture: College Football

It’s Game Day! And Chris Kolakowski wrote a post in 2014 about college football and Civil War ties. Since we’re talking about ties between history and pop-culture, this seems like the perfect day to feature a re-run:

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