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Year in Review 2017: #4

At one point or another, historians have to answer difficult questions from the public. It is something that comes with the territory. At times those questions are more complicated when interacting with children. Sarah Kay Bierle had such an encounter … Continue reading

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CVBT Names New Executive Director

Central Virginia Battlefields Trust has announced the appointment of Elizabeth Heffernan as their new executive director. Elizabeth will be taking over the role of CVBT’s previous chief administrator position. 

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Year In Review 2017: ECW Blog Series

It’s been a full year with wonderful articles on Emerging Civil War Blog. Take a moment to review the officially coordinate series and some of the multi-post articles featured this year! Modern Civil War Photography My Favorite Historical Person A … Continue reading

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Year in Review 2017: #5

Lt. Gen. Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson continues to fascinate historians and aficionados. One of the more interesting aspects of Jackson’s life are the horses he owned, especially Little Sorrel. 

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Year In Review 2017: Most-Read Posts Of All Time

While we’re counting down the most-read posts of 2017, we thought it would be fun to see which ECW blog posts are the most popular of all time! Here’s the list:

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New Year’s Weekend Coverage of Fourth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium

This Saturday evening, December 30, our friends at C-SPAN will continue their coverage of the Fourth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium. At 7:10 p.m. Eastern, Chris Mackowski’s discussion of Robert E. Lee’s defense at the North Anna River will air … Continue reading

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Year In Review 2017: #6

Analysis of Civil War photographs and the era’s changing attitudes toward death are addressed in this informative and reflective blog post. Using some well-known photographs from Gettysburg battlefield, the author discusses the history surrounding the images.

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Year In Review 2017: #7

Emerging Civil War guest author Doug Crenshaw shared some of his investigative research, detailing his search for location on the Virginia Peninsula. From archives to GPS maps to the actual battlefield, this blog post reveals the location of a famous … Continue reading

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Year In Review 2017: #8

Emerging Civil War’s editor-in-chief shared his thoughts about the Confederate monuments discussion in the series A Monumental Discussion. His observations and conclusions provided helpful insights to many readers and ranked this post #8 in ECW’s most-read posts of 2017.

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Last Chance at Early Bird Rate for Fifth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium

As a reminder, time is running out to purchase tickets for Fifth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at the Early Bird Rate. Until Dec. 31, cost for tickets is $130. On New Year’s Day, the regular cost of $155 will … Continue reading

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