Author Archives: Emerging Civil War

Bivouac of the Dead

“BIVOUAC OF THE DEAD” By Theodore O’Hara The muffled drum’s sad roll has beat The soldier’s last tattoo; No more on life’s parade shall meet That brave and fallen few. On Fame’s eternal camping-ground Their silent tents are spread, And … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: 5/30-6/5/16

If you could visit any Civil War soldier’s grave this Memorial Day to pay your respects, who would you visit? Why?

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Building Bristoe and Kettle Run: Public Meeting

We told you last week about an opportunity to have a voice in shaping the future of the Kettle Run and Bristoe Station battlefields. Just a reminder, for anyone interesting in having their voices heard, that tonight is the public … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: 5/23-5/29/16

152 years ago today, the Eastern armies clashed along the banks of the North Anna River—a phase of the Overland Campaign that tends to get overlooked in light of the more sensational and dramatic actions before and after. Yet the … Continue reading

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ECW Weekender: “America’s Fiery Trial” Symposium

This weekend marks the second annual Civil War symposium at the Victoria Read Public Library, in Flushing, Ohio. For the past two years event coordinator Roger Micker has put together a great lineup of speakers. Last years event paid tribute … Continue reading

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Symposium Spotlight: Steve Davis and Hood’s Grand Assault at Atlanta-July 22, 1864

Steve Davis is one of the most recent additions to the Emerging Civil War stable of authors. Steve was introduced to ECW by publisher Ted Savas, as the Emerging Civil War Series looked to expand its reaches farther into the … Continue reading

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ECW Welcomes Kevin Pawlak

ECW readers are well familiar with the great guest posts of Kevin Pawlak. We’re pleased to announce that he’s coming aboard as a regular ECW contributor! “The Civil War has fascinated me since I was nine years old,” Kevin says. … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: 5/16-5/22/16

From Sarah Kay Bierle: General “Stonewall” Jackson won an impressive strategic victory during the 1862 Valley Campaign, but he was not fighting “the best” of the Union generals. What do you think might have happened if Jackson had lived and faced … Continue reading

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Symposium Spotlight: David A. Powell and an Introduction to Civil War Tactics

We are pleased to welcome back David (Dave) A. Powell to the Emerging Civil War Symposium. Dave is a leading expert on the Chickamauga Campaign, and has penned multiple volumes on the battle for Savas Beatie, LLC. He was also integral … Continue reading

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ECW Welcomes Dwight Hughes

Dwight Hughes has been treating ECW readers to a lot of great naval history in his guest posts here, so we thought it was about time to say, “Welcome aboard!” Dwight graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1967 with a … Continue reading

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