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Week In Review: June 22-28, 2020

Vicksburg, Gettysburg, Gaines Mill, monuments, Juneteenth history, Gone With The Wind, and more… You’ll find a wide variety of posts about history, historiography, and Civil War memory this week! Pick and choose what you like or dive in to explore … Continue reading

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Saving History Saturday: American Battlefield Trust Celebrates Victory At Four Battlefields

Earlier this week, an announcement from American Battlefields Trust shared a preservation victory for four Civil War battlefields!

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FREE ECW Podcast – Elmira

Good morning! We’ve got a historical surprise for you today. It’s a new FREE Podcast. The topic is a one that should not be forgotten, and it is expertly explored, bringing lots of facts and perspective to Civil War prison … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: 6/22-6/28/20

It’s been a while since we’ve asked this question… What’s your favorite Civil War era song?

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Week In Review: June 14-21, 2020

The days and news headlines are marching quickly by as we officially start the summer season. ECW is keeping up with fresh perspectives and, of course, the traditional history and primary sources, too. Hope you have had a safe week … Continue reading

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Saving History Saturday: How’s COVID-19 Affecting Preservation Organizations?

Yesterday’s article in the Architectural Digest asked a key question for preservation of historical homes and structures: “will historic preservation survive COVID-19?” Diving deeper, the author shared insight from Historic Savannah Foundation, the Los Angeles Conservancy, a chairman of the … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: 6/15-6/21/2020

Last week’s question featured the Gettysburg Campaign, and we’re also in the Vicksburg Campaign/Siege season, so… In your opinion, what’s the key event of the Vicksburg campaign before July 4th?

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Week In Review: June 7-14, 2020

It’s been a full week of content…welcoming a new member, hosting a book chat, several primary source features, and—of course—some posts and perspectives on the trending news related to the Civil War and monuments. Here’s the ECW week in review…

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Saving History Saturday: New Preservation Efforts At Elmira Civil War Prison Camp

This week Friends of the Elmira Civil War Prison Camp announced two new successes for their preservation and interpretation efforts in New York. Two vacant houses adjacent to replicated prison and near the original site had recently been purchased, and … Continue reading

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ECW Welcomes Cecily Zander

Emerging Civil War is pleased to welcome Cecily N. Zander! Cecily is a historian specializing in the Civil War era and the American West. She is currently finishing her dissertation at the Pennsylvania State University. Her dissertation project examines the … Continue reading

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