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ECW Week in Review Mar. 11-18

March presses on here at ECW. We continued our observance of Women’s History Month and featured our last Symposium Speaker (tickets are still available here). You may click on the links below to read each post.

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Irish-Americans Remembered On The Battlefields

It’s St. Patrick’s Day, and it only seems right to nod the kepis respectfully to the Irish-Americans who fought on both sides during the American Civil War. From the Emerging Civil War editors’ photo collections, here are a couple photos … Continue reading

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Preservation Victory at Goose Creek Bridge!

For those of you familiar with the Gettysburg Campaign, Little Round Top was not the first time the famous 20th Maine or Vincent’s Brigade saw combat during the events leading up to the battle. The Civil War Trust and NOVA … Continue reading

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Symposium Spotlight: Rea Andrew Redd

Certainly there were turning points during the war that occurred off the battlefield. Returning to a political turning point, this week’s Symposium Spotlight features Rea Andrew Redd and his preview of the 1864 election. If you still have not purchased … Continue reading

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Historic Scottsville, Virginia

Civil War Trails recently spent an afternoon in Central Virginia, including time in historic Scottsville. We can’t recommend spending an afternoon in this historic downtown enough. 

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Question of the Week: 3/12-3/18/18

What maritime firsts or naval warfare advances during the Civil War are important to you? Why?

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ECW Week in Review March 4-11

It has been another busy week here at Emerging Civil War. Our authors have been hard at work with more great content. We kicked off Women’s History Month, profiled another  Symposium speaker (tickets are still available here) and highlighted a … Continue reading

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Uniform & Medal Presented To Civil War Veteran’s Home In Southern California

In Southern California, a special presentation by Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War helps to ensure historical discussion about a Civil War soldier and medal of honor recipient who lived the later part of his life in Fallbrook, … Continue reading

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CVBT Announces 2018 Annual Meeting

Our friends at the Central Virginia Battlefields Trust sent along some information on their annual meeting. It sounds like an event that shouldn’t be missed. Read below for more information and how to get involved with a great event and … Continue reading

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National Tribune Index Is a Civil War Researcher’s Newest Best Friend

Perhaps you’ve heard word from our friends at Savas Beatie about the recent release of a cool new research tool: Dr. Richard Sauers’ 3 volume study The National Tribune Civil War Index: A Guide to the Weekly Newspaper Dedicated to Civil War Veterans, … Continue reading

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