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More C-SPAN3 Coverage of the Fourth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium

Over the last several weeks, our friends at CSPAN have aired and re-aired presentations from this past year’s Fourth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium. The coverage will continue this weekend. Ryan Quint’s presentation on Lew Wallace’s defense at Monocacy will … Continue reading

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ECW Names Kolakowski as New Chief Historian

Emerging Civil War (ECW) has chosen historian Christopher Kolakowski to serve as the organization’s next chief historian. Kolakowski, who has been with ECW since May 2013, is the author of several books and, on the ECW blog, of a popular … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: 11/13-11/19/17

On November 19, 1863, President Lincoln gave his Gettysburg Address. Although some weren’t impressed in 1863, the speech is now cherished by many folks and considered one of the most famous addresses in U.S. History. Why is the Gettysburg Address … Continue reading

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ECW Week in Review Nov. 6-12

There is a touch of November chill in the air but Emerging Civil War remains busy. Our series Battlefield Markers and Monuments came to a conclusion and we also had another series on the experiences of a New York officer at Spotsylvania. We … Continue reading

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Battlefield Markers & Monuments: A Conclusion

Our official blog series “Battlefield Markers & Monuments” concludes this evening, but of course you’ll continue to find articles about historical sites and markers throughout the coming months on Emerging Civil War. We hope you’ve enjoyed the details about markers … Continue reading

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Veterans Day: Thank You

Emerging Civil War sends a sincere “thank you” to all U.S. military veterans. We are grateful for your commitment to keep the Stars and Stripes flying. We appreciate your defense of freedom, equality, and justice. Thank you!

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Hotel Accommodations for 2018 Symposium

Last week we announced our full line-up of speakers for the 2018 Emerging Civil War Symposium. If you missed it, you can find it here. This week we are excited to provide information on accommodations for the symposium. We have … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: 11/6-11/12/17

We’ve been sharing some of the history surrounding markers, monuments, or memorials on battlefields or at historic sites. Is there a particular battlefield or historic marker that has been helpful or especially meaningful in your Civil War studies? Why?

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ECW Week in Review Oct. 30-Nov. 5

We have made our way through Halloween and are into November at ECW. Our week was highlighted by the continuation of our latest series, Battlefield Markers and Monuments, ongoing C-SPAN coverage of our Fourth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium, and a number … Continue reading

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Ongoing C-SPAN3 Coverage of Fourth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium

Over the last several weeks, our friends at C-SPAN 3 have been airing and re-airing presentations from this year’s Fourth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium. The coverage will continue throughout the weekend. On Saturday at 2:35 p.m. Eastern, our panel … Continue reading

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