Category Archives: Books & Authors

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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Civil War News’ Salvatore Cilella

As part of our series with Civil War News, ECW is pleased to welcome Salvatore Cilella. My mother and George H. W. Bush’s mother were cut from the same cloth. I was taught never to talk about myself.   Therefore, this … Continue reading

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Civil War News’ Michael K. Shaffer

As part of our series with Civil War News, ECW is pleased to welcome Michael K. Shaffer. How time flies; seems only yesterday Jack Melton (publisher of Civil War News; [CWN]) and this writer discussed the possibility of a new … Continue reading

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Extra! Extra! Civil War News!

Over the previous year, Emerging Civil War has enjoyed a growing partnership with Civil War News, the monthly current events newspaper for the Civil War community. Since taking over the paper a couple years ago, owner/editor Jack Melton has been … Continue reading

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How I Got Hooked on Franklin: The Story Behind Let Us Die Like Men

My story for Franklin began when I was around ten years old. The stories my grandparents told inspired my love of history, and my dad’s fateful purchase of Bruce Catton’s American Heritage Picture History of the Civil War sparked my … Continue reading

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