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Week In Review: May 17-24, 2020

It was a milestone week at ECW as we published our 5,000 blog post! Thanks for being part of our online adventure and journey.

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New Preservation Easement Near Antietam National Battlefield

Earlier in May, Maryland’s Washington County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved an easement to preserve more than 60 acres near Antietam National Battlefield. The 61.31 acres is located off Rohrersville and Locust Grove roads. The Rural Legacy Program allowed for … Continue reading

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ECW’s 5,000th Post!

Welcome to Emerging Civil War’s 5,000th post! Since we launched in August of 2011, ECW has grown from a small handful of writers to a community of more than 30. We’ve had some historians come and others go, but one … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: 5/18-5/24/2020

Let’s give those regimental or staff officers some attention this week… Who is your favorite Civil War officer who did not promote to general during his lifetime? Why?

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Week In Review: May 10-17, 2020

Historic anniversaries seems to be the unofficial theme of this last week! Check out the collection of new blog posts.

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Saving History Saturday: Looking at the History of Preservation

Historic preservation is the practice of thinking through how to manage historic resources, and can include things like cemeteries, whole neighborhoods, farms or infrastructure. It encompasses the creation of places like historic house museums that are open to the public, … Continue reading

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FREE ECW Podcast: Ending The War

We’re excited to share another ECW Podcast recording for free, and this one includes visual resources attached to the post on Patreon! And guess what? We figured out how to link directly to the new post on Patreon for you. … Continue reading

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ECW Weekender: Touring (Virtually) Three Plantations with National Trust for Historic Preservation

The National Trust for Historic Preservation has been crafting virtual tours of sites across the country and the one they released recently has information and photographs of three plantations. “Take a trip” without leaving home (or the air-conditioning)!

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Question of the Week: 5/11-5/17/20

We keep hearing that many folks are reading more this spring and building their library collections. What Civil War book[s] are you reading these days?

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Week In Review: May 3-10, 2020

You’ll find plenty of reading this week, including some special anniversary posts for Battles of the Wilderness and Spotsylvania… Stay safe and well!

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