Author Archives: Emerging Civil War

Happy New Year From ECW!

Welcome 2017! Wishing you a wonderfully exciting new year.

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Year In Review: Civil War Cookin’

It was just a 7 day, short, almost-silly blog post series, but it was sure fun to write and publish. And it was well received by readers! “Civil War Cookin’ ” guaranteed a new article every day of Thanksgiving Week (2016). … Continue reading

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The Year in Review 2016: #2

The Civil War Trust once called Robert E. Lee’s headquarters at Gettysburg the most important unprotected land in America. After an impressive fund-raising campaign, the Trust purchased the property, restored it to its wartime appearance and, this past fall, turned … Continue reading

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Year In Review: ECW5

At the 2016 Symposium, Emerging Civil War celebrated its 5th Anniversary. It was a weekend of great rejoicing and planning for future. After the members returned home, Chris Mackowski asked us to consider what made ECW special and to share … Continue reading

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The Year in Review 2016: #3

Our third-most-popular post of 2016 dealt not with Civil War history but with Emerging Civil War-related business. ECW began promoting the tour guide services of several of our contributors—and, apparently, our guide services have been pretty popular! A lot of readers … Continue reading

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The Year in Review 2016: #4

What kid can resist a good story about poop? For that matter, what Civil War buff can resist one? Not many, apparently! Although it was just posted last week, Drew Gruber’s story about poop on an interpretive marker gained a … Continue reading

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Year In Review: 1860’s Politics

To put modern electoral events in a unique perspective, Emerging Civil War hosted a special blog series “1860’s Politics” in October – November 2016. ECW authors and a couple guest writers joined the effort, and the series proved to be enjoyable, educational, and … Continue reading

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ECW’s December 2016 Newsletter Now Available

Emerging Civil War’s December newsletter went out yesterday. If you haven’t received your copy, you can view it online. In our monthly profile, we ask “10 Questions” to Steward Henderson, NPS historian and our USCT expert. Our News & Notes … Continue reading

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The Year in Review 2016: #5

Pop Culture has always served as a useful and important way for the public to engage with Civil War history. The fall 2015-16 television season saw another high-profile example when PBS broadcast the Civil War hospital drama Mercy Street. Guest … Continue reading

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The Year in Review 2016: #6

Chris Kolakowski’s “Civil War Echoes” posts remain among one of our most popular features here at ECW. By day, Chris keeps his feet firmly entrenched in World War II as the executive director of the Douglas MacArthur Memorial in Norfolk, Virginia. … Continue reading

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