Author Archives: Emerging Civil War

2019 ECW Symposium Keynote Speaker Announced!

During Emerging Civil War’s Fifth Annual Symposium this past August, we teased our keynote speaker for the 2019 Symposium. Today, we wanted to give you a little bit more information about this amazing opportunity to hear A. Wilson Greene on … Continue reading

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Podcast Additional Resources: “Gettysburg Civilians”

It’s now becoming a tradition to share additional resources from our blog archives that relate to the most recent ECW Podcast. Did you catch last week’s discussion with Chris Mackowski and Sarah Kay Bierle about Gettysburg Civilians? This week we’ve … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: 11/12-11/18/18

Let’s talk about archaeology studies on Civil War battlefields… Do you have a favorite artifact, story, or experience? Please note: Always know the rules and have proper authorization/permission before searching for artifacts! ECW does not encourage or condone illegal searching … Continue reading

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Week In Review: November 5-11, 2018

This week offered more blog posts about Civil War Railroads as we concluded that special series, a new podcast, 2019 Symposium announcements, and more. Check out the complete list below. It’s Veterans Day today, and the authors and editors at … Continue reading

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Civil War Railroads – Conclusion

About three weeks ago – on October 19, 2018 – Emerging Civil War called “all-aboard” and chugged into the history of railroads during America’s defining conflict. It’s been a good journey with details about traveling by rail, trains during campaigns, … Continue reading

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Preservation News: Celebrating Saved Land At Appomattox

News from American Battlefield Trust… Dramatic scenes of the final fighting between Robert E. Lee’s and Ulysses S. Grant’s men are being preserved for posterity by the American Battlefield Trust. Working over several years, the nation’s top historic land-preservation nonprofit … Continue reading

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2019 ECW Symposium Announcement

We have some very exciting ECW Symposium information to share with you today, our full lineup of speakers for the 2019 Emerging Civil War Symposium. And, over the coming weeks we will be bringing you speaker biographies, sneak peaks at … Continue reading

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ECW Podcast “Gettysburg Civilians” Is Now Available

One of the things that made the battle of Gettysburg so compelling is that it not only saw an incredible clash of armies, but that an entire town was caught in between. Sarah Kay Bierle joins Chris Mackowski to talk … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: 11/5-11/11/18

What’s your favorite account of a Civil War general, soldier, politician, or civilian riding on a train?

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Week In Review: October 29-November 4, 2018

Our railroad series is still “on track” and steaming ahead with lots of historical details about trains, tracks, and the soldiers and civilians who rode the rails. This week we also featured some discussions about scary stories, a movie anniversary, … Continue reading

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