Author Archives: Emerging Civil War

Symposium Spotlight: Dan Welch

Welcome back to another installment of our 2019 Emerging Civil War Spotlight series: Each we have introduced you to another of our outstanding speakers that will be presenting at the Sixth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium August 2-4, 2019. Today … Continue reading

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Podcast Additional Resources: “Decisions at Chickamauga”

Dave Powell has written volumes – literally – about the Battle of Chickamauga. Here are a few resources related to last week’s ECW Podcast episode that you won’t want to miss. Did you have a chance to hear the battle … Continue reading

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ECW Joins with American Civil War Museum and Civil War Monitor for Emerging Scholars Program

The American Civil War Museum in Richmond is pleased to announce the presenters for its Emerging Scholars Program. This newly developed Program is sponsored by and presented in conjunction with The Civil War Monitor and Emerging Civil War. Emerging Scholars … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: 2/11-2/17/19

Who is your favorite abolitionist from the Antebellum or Civil War years? Why?

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Week in Review: February 4-10, 2019

It’s time for Week in Review, and it’s been a busy winter week on the ECW blog. Find articles about cavalry tactics, post-war politics, and several accounts for Black History Month. There’s also a new ECW Podcast available; you won’t … Continue reading

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Preservation News: Over 50 Acres Added to North Carolina Battlefields

Earlier this week, the National Park Service awarded $166,360 in American Battlefield Protection Program grants to preserve both the Averasborough (also spelled Averasboro) and Bentonville battlefields in North Carolina. Coincidentally, both of these battlefields were the sites of some of … Continue reading

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ECW Weekender: Watching History

It’s pretty cold out there. And that might be an understatement for the freezing, subzero polar conditions some states are experiencing. If you’re feeling like staying close to home this weekend, maybe you’d like to watch some history from the … Continue reading

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Symposium Spotlight: Drew Gruber

Welcome back to another installment of our 2019 Emerging Civil War Symposium Spotlight. This week we feature one of our panelists from the 2018 Emerging Civil War Symposium, Drew Gruber. Drew was one of several emerging historians that we featured … Continue reading

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ECW Podcast “Decisions at Chickamauga” Is Now Available

Ready to head into the Western Theater of the Civil War? The newest ECW Podcast will take you on a journey through an important battle and leadership moments. Award-winning ECW Historian Dave Powell joins Chris Mackowski and Dan Welch for … Continue reading

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The Evolution of Cavalry Tactics: How Technology Drove Change (Redux)

In 2014, Eric Wittenberg ran the first three parts of an eight-part series about the evolution of cavalry tactics in response to the impact of technological change. “And then I got busy with a book project, forgot about this series, … Continue reading

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