Author Archives: Emerging Civil War

Question of the Week: 7/4-7/10/16

Happy Fourth of July! What’s your favorite patriotic quote from the Civil War era? Why?

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Remembering Pickett’s Charge

As has become our July 3 custom at ECW, we offer you Faulkner’s famous reflection in remembrance of Pickett’s Charge: For every Southern boy fourteen years old, not once but whenever he wants it, there is the instant when it’s … Continue reading

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July-August Presentations

July: 15th: Eric Wittenberg, “Stuart’s Ride during the Gettysburg Campaign,” Madison County Civil War Roundtable, Richmond, KY 16th: Edward Alexander “The Last Ride of A.P. Hill” Car Caravan Tour, Pamplin Park

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Question of the Week: 6/27-7/3/16

We’ve spent this month considering “The Future of Civil War History.” What do YOU think the future of the field might look like?

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The Future of Civil War History: Suggested Reading

Our series on “The Future of Civil War” history heads into its final stretch this week with a few posts to round out June. We’ll take a couple days off to commemorate Gettysburg, then we’ll cap of the series with extended … Continue reading

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The Future of Civil War History: Brian Matthew Jordan

by Brian Matthew Jordan In an oft-cited 1998 essay, Edward L. Ayers appealed eloquently to his fellow Civil War historians. It was time, he maintained, to “worry” about the Civil War—to revive the paradoxes, uncertainties, and skepticism that celebratory chronicles … Continue reading

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ECW Symposium Tickets

There are only a handful of tickets left for the Third Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge (August 5-7, 2016). Our Keynote Speaker is James Ogden from Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park. Our lineup of speakers also … Continue reading

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Check Out the New ECW Newsletter

Check out Emerging Civil War’s first-ever newsletter. Every month, we’ll provide updates on what we’re up to, what books are being released, who’s on the road giving talks, and more. It’s a chance to go behind-the-scenes with ECW. If you like … Continue reading

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The ECW Series Receives Special Recognition from the Army Historical Foundation

We were surprised here at Emerging Civil War today by some unexpected news from the Army Historical Foundation. The Foundation announced its 2015 Distinguished Writing Awards and, as part of the honors, recognized the Emerging Civil War Series with a … Continue reading

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The Future of Civil War History: Ted Savas (P.S.)

Earlier this month, as part of our “Future of Civil War History” series, publisher Ted Savas offered some insights into the long-term viability of the Civil War publishing industry. As a follow-up, he offers today on his own blog some thoughts … Continue reading

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