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Do you have ancestors who fought in the Civil War? The Civil War gets personal for ECW’s Dan Davis in this week’s podcast as he joins Chris Mackowski to talk about a family ancestor, Levi Bowen of the 7th PA … Continue reading
In your opinion, what’s the “classic” Civil War Christmas story/account?
This week was a little slower on the blog but busy in the field. Did you catch American Battlefield Trust’s Facebook Live and see who was helping with the special event? We hope you’ll enjoy the links to these articles … Continue reading
December: 1st: Sarah Kay Bierle, Civil War Christmas Living History Event at Drum Barracks, Wilmington, CA 10th: Doug Crenshaw, The Seven Days, Richmond Civil War Roundtable 10th: Phill Greewalt: “Prospect Hill and the Battle of Fredericksburg,” Western North Carolina Civil War … Continue reading
This week has seen a lot of fundraising for preservation with #GivingTuesday, and we send our best wishes to all battlefield preservation groups on their efforts. Central Virginia Battlefields Trust is working on a project practically in ECW’s unofficial headquarter’s … Continue reading
Welcome back to another installment of our 2019 Emerging Civil War Symposium Spotlight. Over the coming weeks, we will continue to feature introductions of all of our speakers for the 2019 Symposium, as well as give you a sneak peak … Continue reading
Did you hear last week’s discussion with Chris Mackowski, Kristopher White, and Dan Davis about Gettysburg? More specifically about the second day of the fight and the battleground contested by Sickles, Warren, Hood, McLaws, and others? This week we’ve collected a few … Continue reading
Let’s talk about trenches and earthworks from the Civil War… Do you have a favorite place to study/see these remnants from the conflict? Have you been involved in any efforts to save these formations of history?
We kicked off Thanksgiving week with grateful thoughts and reflections on the Gettysburg Address. Then, editor Sarah Kay Bierle has been in the “research kitchen” whipping up some articles for her traditional Civil War Cookin’ series in November. There’s also … Continue reading
We’re not quite sure if we should classify this as preservation news or a weekender since it seems to qualify as both an activity and preservation effort…but we’re always excited to hear about volunteers heading to the battlefields to help … Continue reading