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ECW Week in Review April 1-7

April has opened here at Emerging Civil War. Preparations for the Symposium continue (tickets are available here) along with our first pop-up tour (you may reserve your spot here). As always, our authors have been hard at work with more … Continue reading

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Did You See the Most Recent ECW Newsletter?

March came in like a lion and seemed to go out like one, too—at least around here! So, while we did get the March ECW newsletter out, we didn’t get a post up about it here at the blog. If … Continue reading

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April-May Presentations

April: 5th: Chris Mackowski: “A Season of Slaughter: The Battle of Spotsylvania Court House,” Petersburg (VA) Civil War Roundtable, Pamplin Park, Petersburg, VA 6th: Daniel T. Davis, “Out Flew the Sabres: The Battle of Brandy Station” Talk and Book Signing, American Civil … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: 4/2-4/8/18

In your opinion, what was the most important outcome from the Battle of Shiloh in April 1862?

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ECW Week in Review March 26-April 1

  March has come to a close here at ECW. This past week we wrapped up our observance of Women’s History Month, had a major announcement regarding our newest effort, pop-up tours and previewed this year’s Symposium. You may sign … Continue reading

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Announcing ECW Pop Up Tours

Get ready for Emerging Civil War’s first-ever “Pop-Up” Tour! Join ECW’s Kevin Pawlak and Dan Welch for a special trip across part of Antietam National Battlefield. WHEN: Saturday, May 26, 2018, from 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. WHO: Joseph Hooker’s 1st Army Corps opened the … Continue reading

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Symposium Preview with Rob Orrison

by ECW Correspondent Jordan Vollmer More than 100 people are already registered to attend the Fifth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge slated for this summer. Rob Orrison, co-organizer of this year’s event, gives the credit to this … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: 3/26-4/1/18

Through the decades, many historians and history buffs have echoed Thomas Jefferson’s sentiment, “I cannot live without books.” What is the one Civil War book you think is absolutely essential? Hyperbole speaking – the one book you “cannot live without”?

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ECW Week in Review 18-25 March

It was another busy week here at Emerging Civil War. We continued to highlight Women’s History Month along with a major preservation victory at Spotsylvania Court House. You may click on the links below to read each post.

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“Battlefields Mean Business: Economic Benefits of Battlefield Preservation”

Many of our readers are familiar with heritage tourism. In fact many of us would say we are heritage tourists! Historic sites and the communities they reside in can mutually benefit from the visitors that they receive. The Civil War … Continue reading

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