Author Archives: Emerging Civil War

ECW Week in Review 11-17 Sept.

September moves on at ECW. This past week, we observed a number of anniversaries, including September 11, the Maryland Campaign and battles in the Mexican War. You may click on the links below to read each post.

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Help Protect More Ground at Appomattox

Our friends at the Civil War Trust pass along this news of an active preservation campaign to help preserve seventy-four acres of ground at Appomattox Court House. This latest announcement comes to us from Trust President Jim Lighthizer. Continue reading … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: 9/11-9/17/17

We’re enjoying Kevin Pawlak’s collection of primary sources related to the 1862 Maryland Campaign. So…we had to ask: What’s your all-time favorite primary source from the Civil War? Why?

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ECW Week in Review Sept. 3-10

The first full week of September saw a lot of activity at Emerging Civil War. We had posts in two of our ongoing series along with a number of other pieces. You may read each post by clicking the link … Continue reading

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Gettysburg Campaign Site Preservation Opportunity

The Civil War Trust has announced a unique preservation opportunity. The battle of Upperville was part of Jeb Stuart’s defense-in-depth of Ashby’s Gap and a look into the movement’s of Lee’s army by the Federal Cavalry. During this battle, Col. … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: 9/4-9/10/17

Happy Labor Day! We take a moment to think about the work of a common soldier and the camp chores or bivouac duties. If you were a Civil War era soldier, is there a chore or duty you would have … Continue reading

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ECW Week in Review 28 Aug-3 Sept.

The last week of summer has been very busy heading into Labor Day Weekend. Highlighting our posts was our first formal announcement concerning the Fifth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium, scheduled for August 3-5, 2018 at Stevenson Ridge. You may … Continue reading

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September-October Presentations

September: 2nd-3rd: Sarah Kay Bierle, Booksigning at Huntington Beach Civil War Days, Huntington Beach, CA 12th: Bert Dunkerly, Richmond (VA) Civil War Roundtable 14th: Kevin Pawlak, “‘The Jewels of War:’ Robert E. Lee, George McClellan, and the Battle of Antietam,” … Continue reading

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Help Save a Gettysburg Campaign Site!

Gettysburg and Joshua L. Chamberlain are synonymous. From well-studied to first-time visitors, practically everyone knows of Little Round Top and the 20th Maine Infantry. The regiment, part of Col. Strong Vincent’s brigade, was not only a veteran unit, but it … Continue reading

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Tickets now available for the Fifth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge

Mark your calendars for August 3-5, 2018: the Fifth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge will focus on “Turning Points of the Civil War.” Early bird tickets are now available for only $130. You can purchase them here:

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