Author Archives: Emerging Civil War

From ECW’s Archives: Frederick Douglass

In 2017, Emerging Civil War hosted a special series focusing on “My Favorite Historical Person” and inviting historians to share about their heroes from the past. Steward Henderson shared how Frederick Douglass has been inspiration to him and we thought … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: 2/26-3/4/18

Through the recent decades, battlefield preservation organizations have saved significant tracts of Civil War battlegrounds. Is there a particular preservation effort that you think was most important? Why?

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ECW Week in Review Feb. 19-25

February moves on and we had another busy week at Emerging Civil War. Spring-like conditions around the Fredericksburg, Virginia area prompted weather related posts, we continued our Symposium Spotlight series and had a number of great posts. You may click … Continue reading

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The Civil War Trust’s 2017 Year in Review

It is hard to believe that the third month of 2018 is almost upon us. If you have not had a chance to check out all of the great preservation successes of 2017 by the Civil War Trust, continue on … Continue reading

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ECW Weekender: Frederick Douglass’s Grave & Rochester, NY

Looking for some historic sites to visit to remember the life and legacy of Frederick Douglass?

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From ECW’s Archives: 54th Massachusetts at Fort Wagner

We retrieved this post by Phill Greenwalt from the Emerging Civil War archives for Black History Month.

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Symposium Spotlight: Christopher Kolakowski

Welcome back to another installment of our 2018 Emerging Civil War Symposium Spotlight. Our final speaker on Saturday, August 4, will be Christopher Kolakowski. He will bridge the divide between battlefield and political turning points of the war as he … Continue reading

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From ECW’s Archives: Port Royal Experiment

In 2015, Ashley Webb wrote a four part series for Emerging Civil War, discussing the Port Royal Experiment as a prelude to the Reconstruction. We thought it was a series to revisit during 2018 Black History Month.

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ECW Welcomes New Author Frank Jastrzembski

Emerging Civil War is pleased to welcome new author Frank Jastrzembski. A native of Cleveland, Ohio, Frank Jastrzembski studied history at John Carroll University (2010) and Cleveland State University (2014). As a graduate student at CSU, his studies focused on the … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: 2/19-2/25/18

What’s your favorite historic site to visit related to Lincoln? Washington? Happy President’s Day from all the authors and editors at Emerging Civil War!

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