Author Archives: Emerging Civil War

Alert: Civil War Artifacts Stolen at Kernstown

No honest person ever wants to discover, hear, or share news like this in the history community. Still, bad things happen, and by sharing the details, perhaps the thieves will be apprehended or unable to sell their stolen artifacts to … Continue reading

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Podcast Additional Resources: “Civil War Music”

Last week we released an episode of the Emerging Civil War Podcast about Civil War music! Have you listened to it yet via Patreon? We thought it would be helpful to share some of the blog posts from the archives … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: 10/8-10/14/18

Many young men and boys under the technical enlistment age got into the Union and Confederate armies. Do you have a favorite “boy-soldier” who enlisted/served while under eighteen? Share his name and a little about his service record.  

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Week In Review: October 1-7, 2018

We’ve had a busy week on the blog to kick-off the month of October, and we’ve got more history on the schedule and a special series “in the works” for later this autumn! Here’s a review of the week’s posts … Continue reading

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Preservation News: Favorite Battlefields?

Last month American Battlefield Trust released a video tallying favorite battlefields of their staff and historians. It’s a great reminder why preservation is so important since it has been efforts to save battlefield land through the decades or recent years … Continue reading

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ECW on C-SPAN: Rea Andrew Redd and the Election of 1864

C-SPAN 3’s coverage of the Fifth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge continues this weekend. You can watch Rea Andrew Redd discuss the Election of 1864 at 6 p.m. EDT on Saturday. Here’s a preview: https://www.c-span.org/video/?449402-2/1864-presidential-election Bert Dunkerly’s … Continue reading

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ECW Weekender: A Day in the Life of a Soldier

Here’s a phenomenal ECW Weekender opportunity from the Friends of the Wilderness Battlefield. Hear first-person portrayals of the lives of Union and Confederate soldiers and surgeons. Take a walking tour of the Wilderness Tavern and the grounds of Ellwood. Also, … Continue reading

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ECW Podcast “Civil War Music” Is Now Available

Our first podcast for October appeared this morning on Patreon. In this episode, the Emerging Civil War Podcast isn’t just whistling Dixie—we’re looking at all sorts of Civil War music. Join Chris Mackowski, Dan Davis, and Dan Welch for a discussion … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: 10/1-10/7/18

In your opinion, what was the most under-rated campaign of the American Civil War? Why?

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Week In Review: September 24-30, 2018

From looking back on the summer to a new book to a glimpse into behind the scenes history education processes to preservation news, we’ve had a sampling of all kinds of historical facts, news, and accounts this week. Check it … Continue reading

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