Author Archives: Emerging Civil War

Question of the Week: 9/24-9/30/18

Last Saturday was the first official day of autumn… Looking back on the summer, what battlefields or historic sites did you visit? Did you have a favorite?

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Week In Review: September 16-23, 2018

This week with battle anniversaries on the calendar we’ve been talking about Antietam and Chickamauga. Also, don’t miss our newest podcast with Eric Wittenberg and Chris Mackowski’s discussion on Bennett Place and the final days of the war. Sunday, September … Continue reading

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Preservation News: New Opportunity at Gettysburg’s Seminary Ridge

Check-out the details about this new tract of land that American Battlefield Trust is working save on Seminary Ridge, at Gettysburg! There is a remarkable opportunity to save 18 critical acres on Seminary Ridge, on the First Day’s battlefield at … Continue reading

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ECW Weekender: Visiting Harpers Ferry

With cooler weather on the way and autumn colors coming soon, it’s a great time to plan some hiking adventures or strolling around a historic town. The ECW editors were looking through the files and calendars, and we found lots … Continue reading

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ECW on C-SPAN: Turning Points Panel

C-SPAN’s coverage of the Fifth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge continues this weekend. Our “Turning Points Panel” makes its debut this Saturday at 6 p.m. EDT and then re-airs Sunday at 4 a.m. EDT on C-SPAN 3. This year’s … Continue reading

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American Battlefield Trust at Chickamauga LIVE

It’s the 150th anniversary of the battle of Chickamauga. Our friends at the American Battlefield Trust are on there, broadcasting through Facebook LIVE. If you haven’t been following along, we encourage you to tune in throughout the day on Thursday. … Continue reading

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From The ECW Archives: Longstreet Goes West

Let’s take another look at western theater Civil War history – especially since we’re now in the 155th Anniversary of the Battle of Chickamauga. In 2016, Dave Powell wrote a fantastic nine-part blog post series, evaluating Confederate General James Longstreet’s … Continue reading

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ECW Podcast “Reaping The Whirlwind at Bennett Place” Is Now Available

We’re releasing our podcasts on Tuesdays! Our second podcast for September appeared this morning on Patreon. It’s taking a closer look at the 1865 events at Bennett Place, the site of the Confederate surrender in North Carolina in a Civil War … Continue reading

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Antietam and the Emerging Civil War Series

While there are, of course, plenty of good books out there about Antietam, we’d be remiss if we didn’t point out that the Emerging Civil War Series added two great Antietam books to the line-up this year, including one that’s … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: 9/17-9/23/18

This week it will be 155 years since the Battle of Chickamauga. Do you have a favorite officer from that battle? Why do you admire his leadership?

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