Author Archives: Emerging Civil War

2021 Symposium Ticket Sales Closing 1/31

Attention procrastinators! This is your last call! With our thanks for outstanding sales over the past month, we have made the decision to close ticket sales for our 2021 annual symposium, effective 11:59pm on Sunday, January 31. Facing the realities … Continue reading

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Week In Review: January 18-24, 2021

Looking back of the week and excited to see Civil War history posts focusing on account all across the country. Take a little trip through different locations and stories of past with ECW’s Week In Review… Monday, January 18: Question … Continue reading

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Saving History Saturday: Grant Cottage is now a National Landmark!

The news broke this week! Grant Cottage has been officially named a national landmark. We’ve been following this development for a few months now, and it’s exciting to see the positive changes. Congressional leaders reflected on the moment by sharing … Continue reading

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Free ECW Podcast: Johnston & Johnston in the Western Theater

Albert Sidney Johnston and Joseph E. Johnston were both sent to command the Confederacy’s western theatre. ECW historians Greg Mertz, Angela Riotto, and Kris White join host Chris Mackowski to talk about the very different circumstances the Johnstons faced. Listen … Continue reading

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Presidential Inaugurations: From the ECW Archives

On this historic day, we’ve rounded up some posts from the archives about Lincoln’s inaugurations and addresses:

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Symposium Spotlight: Kevin Pawlak

Welcome back to another installment of our 2021 Emerging Civil War Symposium Spotlight. Over the coming weeks we will continue to feature introductions of all of our speakers for the 2021 Symposium, as well as you give a sneak peak … Continue reading

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Suggested Readings for Our Troubled Times

Crazy times. We seem to be living through ’em right now. The temperature is running hot. People feel anxious, confused, hopeful and hateful. How do we make sense of it all? Well, in an effort to offer our readers some … Continue reading

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day – From The Archives

We hope you’ve had a safe and relaxed holiday weekend. In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, here are a few posts from previous years with ties to the Civil War: Civil War, Civil Rights, and Thoughts on the … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: 1/18-1/24/21

Who is your favorite regimental historian and/or regimental history book?

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Week In Review: January 11-17, 2021

  Another week passes into history, and if you’ve looking to catch up on what’s new at Emerging Civil War, we’ve got your weekly review. Sunday, January 10: In the evening, Chris Mackowski posted a Civil War soldier’s journal entry … Continue reading

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