Author Archives: Emerging Civil War

ECW Weekender: Looking For Artifacts and Primary Sources?

We were looking around the ECW Blog Archives and came across this post from 2016 by Kristopher White. Since we’re talking about primary sources – ones to read and where to find others – it seemed like a good time … Continue reading

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Symposium Spotlight: Steve T. Phan

Welcome back to another installment of our 2019 Emerging Civil War Symposium Spotlight. This week we feature one of our panelists from the 2018 Emerging Civil War Symposium, Steve T. Phan. Steve was one of several emerging historians that we … Continue reading

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Podcast Additional Resources: “The Last Road & The New Co-Host”

It’s time to round up some additional resources related to the ECW Podcast episode that released last week. Did you have a chance to hear it on Patreon? Chris Mackowski and Dan Welch discussed the Army of Northern Virginia’s last campaign … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: 1/14-1/20/18

January 11 was a historic day in Civil War history and some of the happenings have a twist of irony: 1861 – Alabama seceded 1861 – South Carolina demanded Fort Sumter’s surrender; Major Anderson said no. 1864 – John B. … Continue reading

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Week In Review: January 7-13, 2019

Welcome back for another Week in Review! These last seven days there’s been a variety of posts on the blog, including several articles focusing on Civil War veterans after the war – a presidential election, roles later conflicts, and one … Continue reading

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Primary Sources: An Introduction

Primary Source – a document, book etc that contains information that has been obtained from people’s experiences and not taken from other documents, books etc (Longman Dictionary, online) We’re very pleased to start our first official blog series for 2019, and we’ll be taking you on … Continue reading

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Preservation News: Shutdown Impacts Civil War Battlefields and How You Can Help

For nearly three weeks so far, the national government has been under a partial shutdown, heavily impacting all levels of American government, especially affecting the National Parks. Since it is only a partial shutdown, many parks remain open to visitors, … Continue reading

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Symposium Spotlight: Chris Kolakowski

In this week’s edition of our 2019 Emerging Civil War Symposium Spotlight we feature longtime ECW member and ECW Chief Historian, Chris Kolakowski. Chris has written numerous books and articles over the years, as well as given many presentations at … Continue reading

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ECW Podcast “The Last Road and New Co-Host” Is Now Available

It’s the first ECW Podcast of 2019! We’re welcoming a new co-host on the podcast and talking about one of the most studied campaigns of the Civil War. Join Chris Mackowski for a conversation with ECW’s Dan Welch, co-author of “The … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: 1/7-1/13/18

It’s a new year…so what’s on your 2019 Civil War History bucket list?

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