Author Archives: Emerging Civil War

Question of the Week: 3/28-4/3/16

This week, Phill Greenwalt asks, “Was Fitzhugh Lee a good cavalry commander or a product of nepotism?” The same could be asked of Rooney Lee, too.

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ECW Weekender: “The Aftermath of War” at Liberty University

Civil War buffs in (and traveling to) the Lynchburg, Virginia, area get a treat in April when Liberty University’s Department of History presents “Civil War Seminar 2016: The Aftermath of War.” The event will be held April 8-9 in the … Continue reading

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Civil War Trust to Celebrate 20th Annual Park Day Apr. 2

One of the most tangible ways to help with battlefield preservation is to get involved with the Civil War Trust’s annual Park Day. This year marks the 20th anniversary of Park Day, which will be held on Saturday, April 2. … Continue reading

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ECW Symposium Vendors

Are you a history author looking to sell your books? Please consider the Third Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge. We are currently opening our doors to authors who would like to sell their books at our annual symposium. … Continue reading

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Remembering the Flag Raising Over Fort Sumter

By Julie Mujic Residents of Waukesha, Wisconsin, celebrated Lee’s surrender on the evening of April 9, 1865, along with the rest of the North. The long war was ending and their loved ones might finally return home. Despite their distance from … Continue reading

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ECW Welcomes Julie Mujic

Emerging Civil War is pleased to welcome Dr. Julie Mujic. Julie earned her B.S. from Indiana University – Bloomington and her M.A. and Ph.D. from Kent State University. She is currently a tenure-track assistant professor of 19th Century American History at … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: 3/21-3/27/16

This week’s Question of the Week comes from Phill Greenwalt, who asks, “Is photography one of the chief reasons the Civil War is more studied and familiar than the American Revolution?”

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Introducing the 170th Anniversary of the Mexican-American War

With the end of the Civil War’s Sesquicentennial, the focus of Civil War scholarship has turned to the tumultuous years of Reconstruction. But 2016 also marks the 170th Anniversary of the Mexican-American War (1846-1848), a war almost entirely overshadowed by … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: 3/14-3/20/16

This week’s question comes from Phill Greenwalt: “Was the battle of Stones River more of a turning point than Gettysburg?”

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Kolakowski Comes Out of the Jungle

ECW offers our congratulations to Chris Kolakowski for his newest book! McFarland Press has just released his new book, Last Stand on Bataan. When he’s not been sailing the high seas with the Federal or Confederate navies here at Emerging Civil War, … Continue reading

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