Author Archives: Emerging Civil War

ECW Podcast: 25 Years—Battlefield Preservation with CVBT

Commemorating 25 years of preservation success with the Central Virginia Battlefield Trust! Listen to the new episode of the Emerging Civil War Podcast for free here on Patreon… 25 Years: Battlefield Preservation with CVBT To learn more about Central Virginia … Continue reading

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Week In Review: November 7-14, 2021

Adding to the “bookshelf” with stories from the ECW Series this week, along with posts about the Trent Affair, book reviews, mountain climbing, pop culture music, and much more. Here’s your Week in Review from the Emerging Civil War blog… … Continue reading

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Saving History Saturday: New Artifacts at Wilson Creek Battlefield

Earlier this week, the Wilson Creek Battlefield Foundation announced the transfer of two Civil War artifacts to the care of Wilson Creek National Battlefield for further preservation and interpretation.

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Symposium Spotlight: Speakers Announced For 2022

It’s November, and the 2022 Emerging Civil War Symposium planning is well underway! Today is the announcement of the speakers, and stay tuned for the coming weeks as we share about the speakers and then start revealing their presentation topics. … Continue reading

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Week In Review: October 31-November 7, 2021

Book reviews, navy history, a puzzling diary, the largest Civil War museum west of the Mississippi, and more on the blog this week. And don’t miss our new series which takes a look at stories about writing the books in … Continue reading

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The “Emerging Civil War Series” Series: Hurricane from the Heavens

Phill Greenwalt and I were riding the wave of Bloody Autumn when we embarked on Hurricane from the Heavens, a narrative encompassing the Battle of Cold Harbor. It was great to work with Phill again and especially so soon. He … Continue reading

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Saving History Saturday: Part of Aldie Battlefield Preserved Through Easement

There are a variety of ways that land can be preserved. For historic battlefields, we usually think of the work of purchase a property and then preparing it for interpretation. However, another option available to property owners is easement, and … Continue reading

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Symposium Spotlight: 2022 Keynote Presentation Announced

As previously announced, Garry Adelman will be the keynote speaker at the 2022 ECW Symposium, and here’s what he will be presenting: “Gettysburg What-Ifs (and more!)” Garry Adelman is the award-winning author, co-author or editor of 20 books and 50 … Continue reading

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Under Fire: Conclusion

Wow! This series ran nearly a month, and so many great accounts and perspectives were shared by ECW authors and guest authors over the last few weeks. Thank you to all the writers and to all the readers and commenters … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: 11/1-11/7/21

It’s election season…so if you lived in the 1860’s, what candidate (any political office) would you have liked enough to go out and campaign for?

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