Author Archives: Emerging Civil War

Symposium Spotlight: Perception on Lesser-Known Battles

Ever entertain yourself by Googling history that you already know the answer to? Or try to test the public knowledge of a subject by seeing what comes up in an internet search? It’s fascinating, and at least a couple of … Continue reading

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“Dreadful Scenes Enacted In The City”: The New York Draft Riots

Although deep in northern territory, New York City’s war sentiments were not heavily pro-Union. The merchants and businessmen of the city looked on the conflict with displeasure from the beginning since it interrupted their commerce and trade with Southern states … Continue reading

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Podcast Additional Resources: “Civil War Round Table Congress”

Excited about the information and resources discussed in the FREE Podcast last week? Emerging Civil War has been working with the Civil War Round Table Congress for several years now, and here are some extra articles from our blog archives … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: 7/15-7/21/19

American Battlefield Trust’s Teacher Institute was last weekend! If you could take a class to tour any battlefield or historical site and teach them about what happened there, where would you take them? Why?

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Week In Review: July 8-14, 2019

It just might be a recording-breaking week for most number of posts in seven days at ECW – at least thus far in 2019. With Chris Mackowski live-blogging from American Battlefield Trust’s Teacher Institute and the usual sampling of historical … Continue reading

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Saving History Saturday: Archaeological Dig at Union Encampment Site in New York

In the fall of 1861, the 92nd New York Infantry was officially organized near the village of Potsdam, New York. Consisting mainly of men from Franklin and St. Lawrence Counties, the regiment was raised by U.S. Representative from New York … Continue reading

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ECW Weekender: 155th Anniversary Event at Cool Spring

Save the date! Save the date! July 20, 2019 Pack your cold water bottles and some snacks and head to Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley. Located east of Winchester and Berryville, Cool Spring saw Civil War fighting on July 16-20, 1864, as … Continue reading

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Podcast Additional Resources: “Favorite Sites at Gettysburg”

If you’re a subscriber and enjoyed the Gettysburg podcast episode from last week, we’ve rounded up some extra resources. Not quite sure where to start exploring lesser-known sites on Gettysburg battlefield? We’ve got some suggestions. Whether is military history, civilian … Continue reading

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Symposium Spotlight: Forgotten Battlefields, Part 2

This isn’t exactly a battlefield…but it’s a “forgotten” place with military significance and the site of a few skirmishes. Can you name the location? Here are a few clues:

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FREE! ECW Podcast “Civil War Round Table Congress” Is Now Available

Just what is the Civil War Roundtable Congress, and how can it help Civil War groups? ECW’s Chris Mackowski talks with the Congress’s organizer, Mike Movius, to find out more. Sound exciting? We’re going to make it even better. This … Continue reading

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