Author Archives: Emerging Civil War

Symposium Spotlight: Jim Morgan

This week the Symposium Spotlight shines on Jim Morgan. Mr. Morgan’s study of the battle of Ball’s Bluff in the fall of 1861 has been widely recognized as the definitive work on the battle and it’s campaign since its release. … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: 1/15-1/21/18

Today is the Martin Luther King, Jr., national holiday. One of the themes the National Park Service developed during the Civil War Sesquicentennial was “From Civil War to Civil Rights.” What Civil War/Civil Rights connections have you seen in your … Continue reading

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ECW Week in Review: 8-14 January

We’ve had another busy week here at ECW. Our authors continue to produce great content, we had an update on the upcoming site migration, and we continued our Symposium Spotlight series (tickets are available here). You may click on the … Continue reading

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Special Weekend Update: ECW Site Migration

As many of our readers are know, over the course of the last month, we have been working on a site migration to place Emerging Civil War on its own server. We had initially planned to execute this move the … Continue reading

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Preservation News: CVBT Announces Preservation Award Recipient

Our friends at the Central Virginia Battlefields Trust have recently released their Winter 2017-2018 newsletter, On the skirmish line. In this latest issue, they share the news of the recent recipient of their Dr. Michael P. Stevens Preservation Award, D.P. … Continue reading

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Symposium Spotlight: Gregory Mertz

Welcome to back to our next installment of the ECW Symposium Spotlight. Our first speaker on Saturday morning at the 2018 Emerging Civil War Symposium is Gregory Mertz. Focusing on the events of the battle of Shiloh and its results … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: 1/8-1/14/18

The first days of January 2018 marked the 155th anniversary of the Battle of Stones River. Do you have a favorite general or unit from that battle? Why?

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ECW Week in Review Dec. 31-Jan. 7

ECW has welcomed in the New Year. We’ve had a busy first week of 2018 with a number of fantastic posts. We finished up our Year in Review 2017 with our most-read post and had a special announcement regarding our … Continue reading

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Special Update and Mark Your Calendars: ECW Site Migration

On December 1, 2017, we announced that ECW would conduct a site migration in the first week of January. After working out some technical details, the date of the migration has been moved to the week of January 15. While … Continue reading

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Symposium Spotlight: Bert Dunkerly

Over the next several weeks we’ll be introducing you to the 2018 ECW Symposium full line-up of speakers. You’ll not only be able to learn a little bit more about the outstanding historians and speakers that will presenting at the … Continue reading

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