Author Archives: Emerging Civil War

CVBT Announces 2018 Annual Meeting

Our friends at the Central Virginia Battlefields Trust sent along some information on their annual meeting. It sounds like an event that shouldn’t be missed. Read below for more information and how to get involved with a great event and … Continue reading

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National Tribune Index Is a Civil War Researcher’s Newest Best Friend

Perhaps you’ve heard word from our friends at Savas Beatie about the recent release of a cool new research tool: Dr. Richard Sauers’ 3 volume study The National Tribune Civil War Index: A Guide to the Weekly Newspaper Dedicated to Civil War Veterans, … Continue reading

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Symposium Spotlight: Matt Atkinson

Civil War historians and enthusiasts alike have always regarded the battle of Gettysburg and the Union victory there as a turning point of the war. Other campaigns and battles were happening at the same time, however. So what was the … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: 3/5-3/11/18

March is Women’s History Month, so… Who’s your favorite woman from the Civil War era? Why?

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ECW Week in Review Feb. 26-Mar. 4

It has been another busy week here at Emerging Civil War. We featured another post on one of our Symposium speakers (tickets are still available here), closed out Black History Month and welcomed in Women’s History Month. You may click … Continue reading

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Gettysburg’s Famed Pickett’s Charge is Reimagined by Civil War Trust and Hirshhorn Museum

Check out this neat announcement from the Civil War Trust. In a different kind of preservation, preserving the memory of Pickett’s Charge, the Trust looks at a contemporary interpretation of the famed nineteenth-century  Gettysburg cyclorama. Keep reading to find out … Continue reading

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March-April Presentations

March: 1st: Chris Mackowski, “The Last Days of Stonewall Jackson,” Civil War Round Table of Cobb County (GA) 8th: Ryan Quint, Battle of Monocacy, Montgomery Maryland Civil War Round Table 9th: Sarah Kay Bierle, “Dark Shores: Civil War Blockade Runners,” Interfaith Senior Community, Oceanside, CA

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Twenty Years of Preservation at Chancellorsville Battlefield

Twenty years ago the National Trust for Historic Preservation listed Chancellorsville Battle among America’s eleven Most Endangered Historic Places. Now, it’s time to celebrate the preservation successes for this battlefield and important historic area! This coming Friday – March 2, … Continue reading

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ECW Celebrates Women’s History Month 2018

March is Women’s History Month, and to commemorate the event this year, ECW has a special treat. Last year, we profiled a number of women working in the field of Civil War public history; this year, we’re doing something similar, … Continue reading

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Symposium Spotlight: Chris Mackowski

For this year’s Sunday morning battlefield, Chris Mackowski will be leading us across the very ground where one of the biggest turning points in the Confederate war effort happened, Chancellorsville. In this week’s symposium spotlight, Chris previews his battlefield tour … Continue reading

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