Author Archives: Emerging Civil War

Civil War Photography Books—A Question

If a picture is worth a thousand words, how many words are in a book about pictures? We’ll let you mull that one over a little bit, but our real purpose for posting this afternoon is to pass along a … Continue reading

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Just 11 Symposium Tickets Left!

If you are planning on purchasing a ticket to the Fourth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge, time is running out! We have just 11 tickets left for this exciting event. This year’s theme is “Great Defenses of … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: 7/24-7/30-17

What Civil War books have you read (or are reading) this summer?

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ECW Week in Review July 17-23

We’ve had another great week at Emerging Civil War. Along with a number of excellent posts, we observed the anniversaries of Maj. Gen. James B. McPherson’s death at Atlanta and the passing of President Ulysses S. Grant. Our authors continued … Continue reading

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A William Clarke Quantrill Symposium—in Ohio?

by Kelly Mezurek Amid the heated debates over Confederate flags and statuary, which even affected the 154th Annual Gettysburg Civil War battle commemorations, it may seem odd that an Ohio community is holding a William Clarke Quantrill symposium. It is … Continue reading

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Last-Minute Symposium Lodging at Stevenson Ridge

Due to a last-minute cancellation, Stevenson Ridge has a vacancy available on site during the Emerging Civil War Symposium. The Tobacco Barn is available for a two-night stay (Friday and Saturday) at a special Symposium rate of $350 + tax. … Continue reading

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Let Us Know Which “Engaging” Cover Mock-Up You Like Best

We’re getting excited about the fall release of the first book in our “Engaging the Civil War” Series, a publishing collaboration with Southern Illinois University Press. The first book in the series is an essay collection edited by ECW co-founders … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: 7/17-7/23/17

Last week we asked if you thought there was a “textbook perfect” campaign. This time let’s reverse the question: Which Civil War campaign seems least effective or most disastrous to you? Why?

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ECW Week in Review July 10-16

It has been another busy week at Emerging Civil War. The topics of our posts have ranged from the Gettysburg Campaign to preservation news to discussions of public history engagement. You may click on the links below to view the … Continue reading

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Civil War Trust Honors Preservationists

Several weeks ago, the Civil War Trust presented several awards in the field of preservation to groups and individuals that have gone above and beyond to save our nation’s history. Those awarded come from all walks of life and groups … Continue reading

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