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This year in March 2016, the blog series “Mexican-American War 170th” started. It’s an on-going project highlighting important historical moments, leaders, battles, and common soldiers. Spearheaded by ECW author Ryan Quint, the series has brought a new perspective to the … Continue reading
While it’s easy to stereotype soldiers as “Billy Yank” and “Johnny Reb” or “the Yankee horde” or “the bedraggled Confederates”—or any number of other ways—it’s important to understand the sheer variety that underlies those simplistic characterizations. Last spring, Matt Stanley dove … Continue reading
According to the conventional wisdom, the Eastern Theater overshadows the Western Theater, but you wouldn’t know it by looking at our top ten posts for 2016. The West is well-represented. #9 on our list featured Longstreet in the West; #8 … Continue reading
Chris Mackowski had the opportunity to interview historian Ted Alexander and shared in the interview in February 2016. In case you missed it (or want to re-read it!), we decided to share as part of the highlights of this year. … Continue reading
In August, Dave Powell kicked off an extended series about Lt. Gen. James Longstreet, the “Old Warhorse” of Robert E. Lee, who went west to aid in the ailing Confederate effort in Tennessee. Longstreet performed well at Chickamauga, but then went … Continue reading
As is our custom here at Emerging Civil War, we’re rounding out the year by counting down our ten most popular posts written during the last twelve months. Because several of us have worked at the Stonewall Jackson Shrine—the building … Continue reading
As we reflect and share “Year In Review” from ECW’s blog, we’d like to know… What was your favorite blog post or series of the year?
On August 5-7, 2016 Emerging Civil War hosted our third annual historical symposium. The 2016 theme was “Great Attacks” and was enjoyed by members and attendees. Hosted at Stevenson Ridge, the event included a question-and-answer panel, delicious meals, and a … Continue reading
Wishing all our readers and authors a joyous, relaxing, and memory-filled season!