2017 ECW Symposium Admission
- Book Review: Gathering to Save a Nation: Lincoln & the Union’s War Governors by Stephen D. Engle
- Tracking Down the Wounding of Joe Johnston
- “Unparalleled Insult and Wrong to the State”: Unionism and the Camp Jackson Affair of May 1861 (Part 2)
- “Unparalleled Insult and Wrong to the State”: Unionism and the Camp Jackson Affair of May 1861 (Part 1)
- Joe Johnston Backpeddling to the Gulf?
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Category Archives: Battlefields & Historic Places
I recently had the chance to spend some time in Montgomery County, Maryland, just east of Washington, DC. I’m usually driving through on my way somewhere, so have never explored the area’s history very much. This particular day I was … Continue reading
Today, we are please to welcome guest author Adam Curtis, a trustee with the Ulysses S. Grant Homestead Association in Georgetown, Ohio. In the spring of 1823, a short, stubborn man drove a buckboard wagon down the muddy roads of southern … Continue reading
A snowy day at Fredericksburg National Battlefield offers some beautiful scenery. Continue reading
The Civil War Trust once called Robert E. Lee’s headquarters at Gettysburg the most important unprotected land in America. After an impressive fund-raising campaign, the Trust purchased the property, restored it to its wartime appearance and, this past fall, turned … Continue reading
If you follow Civil War Trails on Facebook you may have seen a recent post about poop. Yes. It’s true. I hesitated making the initial post for a few days. I even checked with some of my board members to … Continue reading
This past week, the Civil War Trust announced two preservation victories. Their first announcement was an update on the expansion of Petersburg National Battlefield.
Preserving the sacred places where the American Civil War was fought is a priority for both our authors and readers.
Emerging Civil War is pleased to welcome guest author Mike Wright. The Christmas season of 1864 at Petersburg would never be forgotten by the soldiers who manned the trenches or the citizens of the town, including the members at Second … Continue reading