Author Archives: Emerging Civil War

Authors Signings at the Emerging Civil War Symposium

We are happy to welcome the following authors to the Third Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge. Authors will be available Friday and Saturday for book signings, sales, and conversations. Edward Alexander: Dawn of Victory: The Breakthrough at … Continue reading

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The Community Give in Support of the Central Virginia Battlefields Trust Continues

Just a quick follow-up to yesterday’s post about the Central Virginia Battlefields Trust and their involvement with the day-long Community Give project. Because of the number of Community Give events going on nationwide, the high volume of traffic caused massive internet … Continue reading

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Help the Central Virginia Battlefields Trust

Many of us at ECW have roots or connections to the battlefields around the Fredericksburg area: Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Wilderness, Spotsylvania, and Brandy Station. It’s no wonder, then, that the regional preservation group, the Central Virginia Battlefields Trust (CVBT), has a … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: 4/30-5/8/2016

What topics are you interested in seeing the Emerging Civil War Series cover in the future (i.e. leadership/personalities, social topics, armaments, etc…..)?

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May-June Presentations

May: 5th: Chris Kolakowski, “Lessons from the BISMARCK Chase 75 Years Later,” Dahlgren, VA 11th: Chris Kolakowski, “Clash of Titans: The Battle of Jutland,” Douglas MacArthur Memorial/Norfolk Historical Society, Norfolk VA 11th: Daniel T. Davis, “The Rock Hurler: George Crook and the … Continue reading

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Third Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge

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Symposium Spotlight: Ryan Quint and the Cornfield at Antietam

Ryan Quint, Emerging Civil War’s Book Review Editor, will make his second appearance at the Emerging Civil War Symposium. It seems that some of the most simply named places on Civil War battlefields, witnessed the most horrific moments of the … Continue reading

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Engaging the Civil War Series Announcement

All of us at Emerging Civil War are proud to announce a new partnership with Southern Illinois University Press. This new partnership has created Engaging the Civil War, a new book series that will tie the rigors of academic history, … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: 4/25-5/1/2016

Which hill was most crucial to the Federal victory at Gettysburg and why (i.e. Culp’s Hill, Cemetery Hill, etc…)?

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Congratulations to Brian Matthew Jordan

Our enthusiastic congratulations to Brian Matthew Jordan. This week, the Pulitzer Prize committee announced its winners for 2016, and Brian was one of the finalists in the history category! Brian’s sweeping and empathetic Marching Home: Union Veterans and Their Unending Civil … Continue reading

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