Author Archives: Emerging Civil War

Artillery: More Resources…

Interested in artillery and looking for even more resources? We’ve rounded up a few articles from other history websites to feed your fascination. Don’t worry! Emerging Civil War’s Series will continue for at least another week. We just like to … Continue reading

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Flag Day: Poetry From The Archives

It’s June 14! Flag Day. A day to remember when the Continental Congress adopted the design of the American Flag on June 14, 1777. Although Flag Day wasn’t widely recognized as a commemorative day until after the Civil War, the … Continue reading

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Civil War Medical History at Ellwood

Check out this exciting opportunity at Ellwood on the Wilderness battlefield by our friends at the Friends of Wilderness Battlefield this weekend.

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Question of the Week: 6/11-6/17/18

Do you have a favorite artillery commander from the Civil War? Tell us a little about him and why he’s your favorite!

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Week In Review: June 4-10

It’s been a good week on ECW blog with some event reports and battle anniversary posts, in addition to the routine Question of the Week and Symposium Spotlight. We’ve kicked off our new blog series which is all about artillery. … Continue reading

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Artillery: Silent Cannons

We looked through the ECW archives for some artillery articles and found this photography collection shared by Sarah Kay Bierle in 2017. It seemed like the right post for a Sunday morning. Check out the photos of silent cannons on … Continue reading

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Artillery: An Introduction

Cannons sit as quiet markers on battlefields, often causing us to underestimate their force when the conflicts raged. Now, it’s time to refocus on their firepower and gain a better appreciation for the artillery during the Civil War. At Emerging … Continue reading

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ECW Welcomes Sean M. Chick

Sean Michael Chick graduated from University of New Orleans with a Bachelor of Arts in History and Communications and from Southeastern Louisiana University with a Master of Arts in History. He served as a teaching assistant in the history department … Continue reading

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Gazette665’s Third Annual Civil War Conference Report

Interest in the American Civil War continues to grow and flourish in Southern California, evidenced by Gazette665’s annual conference. Last Saturday (June 2, 2018) over eighty people gathered for this event, hosted at the Temecula Conference Center. 

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June-July Presentations

June: 2nd: Gazette665 Civil War History Conference 1863: Battling For Freedom, Temecula, CA Daniel T. Davis – “First Command: George A. Custer in the Gettysburg Campaign” Sarah Kay Bierle – “A City at War: Richmond’s 1863” 2nd & 3rd: Chris Mackowski, North Anna and … Continue reading

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