Category Archives: Books & Authors

How I Got Hooked on Shiloh: The Story Behind Attack at Daylight and Whip Them

Emerging Civil War is pleased to welcome Greg Mertz, author of the forthcoming ECWS title Attack at Daylight and Whip Them: The Battle of Shiloh and recipient of ECW’s 2018 Thomas Greely Stevenson Award for contributions to Emerging Civil War. … Continue reading

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National Medal of Honor Day

Today is National Medal of Honor Day, and if you haven’t seen the American Battlefield Trust’s latest edition of Hallowed Ground, which focuses on the Congressional Medal of Honor, you need to check it out. Thanks to my longtime partner … Continue reading

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Our Thanks to Civil War News

Over the past couple of weeks, we’ve been highlighting some of the work in Civil War News. We’re big fans of the work publisher Jack Melton does each month to keep the Civil War community plugged in to all the … Continue reading

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In the Critic’s Corner: Scholarly Interest in Confederate Nationalism

As part of our series with Civil War News, ECW is pleased to spotlight the work of our very own Steve Davis, a regular (and voluminous) contributor to the paper. Steve also gave us a peek at his work back in April … Continue reading

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Civil War News’ Craig L. Barry

As part of our series with Civil War News, ECW is pleased to welcome Craig L. Barry. “The Unfinished Fight” column runs in Civil War News. A column is not technically a “news article” but it similar to news, specifically … Continue reading

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The Ravages of Spring: Elmira’s POW camp swamped by Chemung River

Since receiving the cover art of my first book, HELLMIRA: The Union’s Most Infamous POW Camp of the Civil War, I have been waiting not-so-patiently for the right opportunity to announce my book to the world. The time has arrived. … Continue reading

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Civil War News’ Gould Hagler

As part of our series with Civil War News, ECW is pleased to welcome Gould Hagler. In the spring and summer of 2016 I contributed two articles to Civil War News. After the second one Jack Melton called to ascertain … Continue reading

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Civil War News’ Joe Bilby

As part of our series with Civil War News, ECW is pleased to welcome Joe Bilby. I write a column about firearms for the Civil War News and have been doing so since the early days of the publication. At … Continue reading

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Civil War News’ Matthew Borowick

As part of our series with Civil War News, ECW is pleased to welcome Matthew Borowick.  Civil War round tables. They’ve been around a long time, dating back to the oldest one, The Civil War Round Table, born in 1940 … Continue reading

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Civil War News’ Stephanie Hagiwara

As part our series with Civil War News, ECW is pleased to welcome Stephanie Hagiwara. A stereo card of Lt. George Custer lounging on the grass next to his dog launched my interest in the Civil War. My husband, who … Continue reading

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