Category Archives: Emerging Civil War Series

ECWS: Support Independent Publishing

As many readers know, it’s been a quiet year for the Emerging Civil War book series. We previewed a pair of upcoming titles yesterday, but for now, they join a pretty good list of titles that are currently backed up … Continue reading

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ECWS Sneak Peek: Lincoln in Gettysburg

Here’s a sneak peek at another upcoming title in the Emerging Civil War Series: Lincoln Comes to Gettysburg: The Creation of the Soldiers’ National Cemetery and Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address by Brad and Linda Gottfried, with a foreword by Doug Douds.

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ECWS Sneak Peak: JLC in the Civil War

Here’s a sneak peek at an upcoming title in the Emerging Civil War Series: Passing Through the Fire: Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain in the Civil War by Brian Swartz, with a foreword by Thomas Desjardin.

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A Box of Hellmira

It’s always exciting to have a box of new ECW books show up on my doorstep. The latest package, arrived this week, was filled with Derek Maxfield’s new entry in the ECW Series, Hellmira: The Union’s Most Infamous Civil War … Continue reading

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ECW Books on Sale Today Only at Savas Beatie

It’s Emerging Civil War Day at Savas Beatie—part of the publisher’s Twelve Days of Christmas celebration. Today only, every title in the Emerging Civil War Series is only $10!   We have 34 titles currently in the series, so it’s … Continue reading

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West Coast Civil War Round Table Conference 2019 Crashed by ECW

November 8-10 was the 2019 West Coast Civil War Round Table Conference. This year it was held in Sacramento, California. I had attended them for years, only taking a break when I was out-of-state. Now I go again. Besides, I … Continue reading

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Do We Still Care About the Civil War: Chris Mackowski

The cover story of the newest issue of Civil War Times asks, “Do we still care about the Civil War?” ECW is pleased to partner with Civil War Times to extend the conversation here on the blog. Today, we conclude … Continue reading

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How I Got Hooked On New Market: The Story Behind Call Out The Cadets

When I first set foot on the parade field at Virginia Military Institute two days after my fourteenth birthday, I had no idea that one day I would have the privilege to write about the Civil War era cadets who … Continue reading

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May 10: Inspiring Orders, Books, and Travel Plans

“Methinks that even after thirty-three years I once more hear the gamecock voices of the sergeants detailing their artillery and ammunition squads, and ordering us to appear with canteens, haversacks, and blankets at four A.M. Still silence reigned. Then, as … Continue reading

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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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