Author Archives: Emerging Civil War

Question of the Week: 8/12-8/18/19

Here’s a question that, we’re sure, is on the mind of all our readers: Would you like to know more details about the Seventh Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge? Well, you’ve come to the right place….

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Maine at War: July 2019

Here’s what our friend Brian Swartz was up to in July at his blog Maine at War: July 3, 2019: Fourteen names printed on 12 lines A central Maine newspaper requires only 12 lines of type to list 14 soldiers from the … Continue reading

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Week In Review: August 5-11, 2019

With historical posts, leadership analysis, a new podcast, touring notes, and a review of the Symposium weekend, it’s been a full week on the ECW blog. Check it out!

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“A Good Time Was Had By All”–Scenes from the Sixth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge

The Sixth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge is now in the books. Wow, what a great time last weekend! On Monday morning, we’ll announce details about next year’s event, so stay tuned! In the meantime, take a … Continue reading

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Hey, Hey, the Gang’s (Almost) All Here

Although ECW’s historians are scattered to the four winds, we had a really great showing of folks who came in person to this year’s Symposium!

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ECW Weekender: Cedar Mountain Battlefield’s Annual Commemoration

The Battle of Cedar Mountain occurred on August 9, 1862, when Confederate General “Stonewall” Jackson battled Union General Nathaniel Banks a few miles south of the town of the Culpeper. The five hour conflict pitted four Union brigades against three … Continue reading

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ECW Honors John Coski with Public Service Award

Emerging Civil War has selected John Coski as the recipient of the 2019 Emerging Civil War Award for Service in Civil War Public History. The Award for Service in Civil War Public History recognizes the work of an individual or … Continue reading

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Greene’s A Campaign of Giants Selected for ECW Book Award

Emerging Civil War has chosen A. Wilson Greene’s A Campaign of Giants: The Battle for Petersburg (UNC Press, 2018) as the recipient of this year’s ECW Book Award. The Emerging Civil War Book Award recognizes a work of Civil War history … Continue reading

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The 2019-2020 ECW Speakers Bureau is Now Available

Emerging Civil War is pleased to announce that our new 2019-2020 Speakers Bureau brochure is now available. If you’re looking to book an ECW speaker for your roundtable, historical society, or museum, our speakers bureau brochure provides one-stop shopping! We … Continue reading

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ECW Podcast “Rudely Stamp’d” Is Now Available

It’s been called “the friendship that saved the Union.” And ECW’s Derek Maxfield and partner Tracy Ford are exploring that relationship in a new way. Chris Mackowski and Dan Welch talk with Derek and Tracy about Grant and Sherman. Don’t … Continue reading

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