Author Archives: Emerging Civil War
Who is your favorite Civil War era admiral or captain? Why?
We found Phill Greenwalt’s photo essay from April 2015 in the ECW Archives and decided to share it again. The photographs were shot during the Sesquicentennial, and there’s nice commentary on the featured scenes. Be sure to check out the … Continue reading
We were rummaging around in the ECW archives and found this excellent photography essay by Lee White.
Wishing you a wonderful holiday, celebrating favorite presidents in American history! Looking for some articles about Washington and Lincoln?
In February 1862 – Forts Henry and Donelson fell to combined Union land and river attack forces, resulting in a major victory for the Union. Which commander – Union or Confederate – is most interesting to you during the Henry/Donelson campaign? Why?
News of the latest preservation fight in the Western Theater comes to us from the Civil War Trust. Take a moment to read Civil War Trust President Jim Lighthizer’s update at Fort Donelson and Parker’s Cross Roads.
It’s February. Winter. And perhaps the chilly weather is keeping you housebound with your history books? Avoid the winter blues and battlefield “homesickness” by admiring modern photographs from Civil War battlefields and other historical locations. ECW authors and photographers have been … Continue reading
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner… Do you have a favorite real-life love story from the Civil War era? (No fictional characters!)
Ryan Quint’s new book on the Battle of Monocacy has us thinking about “lesser-known battles.” What’s your favorite lesser-known battle to study or battlefield to visit?