Author Archives: Emerging Civil War

ECW’s September Newsletter Now Available

If you haven’t seen it yet, the September edition of the Emerging Civil War newsletter is now out. This week’s 10-question interview features Meg Groeling. Plus there’s info about new book releases by Dave Powell and Chris Kolakowski, news & … Continue reading

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ECW on C-SPAN: Longstreet at Chickamauga

This Saturday at 6 p.m., C-SPAN 3 brings you the keynote address from the Third Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge. Jim Ogden, historian at Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, spoke on James Longstreet’s assault at Chickamauga. Here’s … Continue reading

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Rediscovering the Lost Art of Copyediting

by Emerging Civil War Correspondent Amelia Kibbe For Chris Mackowski, Ph.D., editor of the Emerging Civil War book series, everything comes back to credibility. After all, he said, if someone can’t get the little things correct, how can he or … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: 9/19-9/25/16

Do you have a favorite battlefield monument? Why is it special to you?

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ECW Symposium on C-SPAN tonight!

C-SPAN 3 begins airing its coverage of the Third Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge tonight. Tune in at 6:00 p.m. for Dave Powell’s talk on Civil War tactics. Here’s a preview, courtesy of C-SPAN: C-SPAN says it … Continue reading

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ECW5: Bert Dunkerly

by Bert Dunkerly Sometimes the best thing is saved for last. You’ll see what I mean.

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Now Available: The Third Installment of Dave Powell’s Epic Chickamauga Study

Congratulations to ECW’s Dave Powell on the release of the third and final volume in his magnificent Chickamauga trilogy, The Chickamauga Campaign—Barren Victory: The Retreat into Chattanooga, the Confederate Pursuit, and the Aftermath of the Battle, September 21 to October 20, 1863. … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: 9/12-9/18/16

Who is the least-known general officer in the Civil War who had the biggest impact on a victory or loss?

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Question of the Week: 9/5-9/11/16

What is your favorite museum artifact from the Civil War? Why is it special to you?

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September-October Presentations

September: 12th: Chris Mackowski, “Grant’s Last Battle,” Mahoning Valley Civil War Roundtable 12th: Dwight Hughes, “The Cruise of the CSS Shenandoah,” Shenandoah Valley Civil War Round Table, Harrisonburg, VA 13th: Edward Alexander, “The Battle of Rappahannock Station,” First Defenders Civil … Continue reading

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