Author Archives: Emerging Civil War
July: 15th: Eric Wittenberg, “Stuart’s Ride during the Gettysburg Campaign,” Madison County Civil War Roundtable, Richmond, KY 16th: Edward Alexander “The Last Ride of A.P. Hill” Car Caravan Tour, Pamplin Park
We’ve spent this month considering “The Future of Civil War History.” What do YOU think the future of the field might look like?
Our series on “The Future of Civil War” history heads into its final stretch this week with a few posts to round out June. We’ll take a couple days off to commemorate Gettysburg, then we’ll cap of the series with extended … Continue reading
by Brian Matthew Jordan In an oft-cited 1998 essay, Edward L. Ayers appealed eloquently to his fellow Civil War historians. It was time, he maintained, to “worry” about the Civil War—to revive the paradoxes, uncertainties, and skepticism that celebratory chronicles … Continue reading
There are only a handful of tickets left for the Third Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge (August 5-7, 2016). Our Keynote Speaker is James Ogden from Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park. Our lineup of speakers also … Continue reading
Check out Emerging Civil War’s first-ever newsletter. Every month, we’ll provide updates on what we’re up to, what books are being released, who’s on the road giving talks, and more. It’s a chance to go behind-the-scenes with ECW. If you like … Continue reading
Since the Emancipation Proclamation wasn’t announced until 1862, African American History and abolition are sometimes overlooked in studies of the Civil War’s first year. How did they respond to the 1861 conflict? How did abolitionists use the beginning of the war … Continue reading