Author Archives: Emerging Civil War

Symposium Time is Nearly Here!

Anticipation is building as we prepare for the kick-off of our Fifth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge later today! While we’re sold out, there’s room for you to follow along some of the action on our Facebook … Continue reading

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ECW Welcomes Paige Gibbons Backus

A native of Wisconsin, Paige Gibbons Backus graduated from the University of Mary Washington with a bachelor’s degree in Historic Preservation, and George Mason University with a master’s degree in Applied History. She has been in the public history field … Continue reading

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ECW Symposium Traffic Alert

If you’re traveling to our Symposium… The Fifth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium is being held in Northern Virginia. Traffic in this area of the I-95 corridor can be EXTREMELY heavy on Friday afternoons/evenings, especially if you are traveling in from the … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: 7/30-8/5/18

Recently, some ECW editors were talking about favorite places to eat or get a snack near battlefields. Where do you like to go “grab a bite” when battlefielding? Somewhere local that we should all put on our travel list?

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Week In Review: July 23-29, 2018

We’re in the final countdown for our 2018 Symposium at Stevenson’s Ridge. Less than a week now! And we’ve managed to keep lively content on the blog. Take a look at the articles in our traditional “week in review.”

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Preservation News: Victories Announced By Central Virginia Battlefield Trust

Earlier this week, Central Virginia Battlefield Trust announced four new preservation successes! Here are the details: 1. “Parcel 1” At Fredericksburg Battlefield Artillery lunette occupied by the Norfolk Artillery during the battle of Fredericksburg December 13, 1862.

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ECW’s July 2018 Newsletter Now Available

Emerging Civil War’s July 2018 newsletter hit inboxes today. Be sure to take a look for yours! In this issue: 

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Exploring Fredericksburg’s History & Biography

by ECW Correspondent Katherine Duffek Imagine the history of a city, neatly lined up on a bookshelf. Every year, more and more of that history gets published and added to the shelf. That’s what you would see if you walked … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: 7/23-7/29/18

What accounts or events in Europe’s reaction to the American Civil War do you find most interesting?

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Week In Review: July 15-21, 2018

This week we had some very exciting news: our 2018 Symposium is sold out! We are looking forward to seeing all our registered guests on the first weekend of August. It was also a good week on the blog with … Continue reading

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