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With cooler weather and autumn foliage on the way, it might be a good time to break-out your hiking boots, if you like to explore history in the great outdoors. How about a hike to see this view?
Our panel discussion on “Great Attacks of the Civil War,” from the Third Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge, airs on C-SPAN 3 this weekend. The program will appear Saturday night at 6pm ET. Here’s a preview: https://www.c-span.org/video/?413636-4/great-attacks-civil-war Also, … Continue reading
I cannot believe that it has been five years since Kris White and Chris Mackowski informed me that they were starting a blog, “Emerging Civil War,” and asked me to be an author. I had often thought about writing a … Continue reading
Would you consider Vicksburg a combined campaign? How dependent was General Grant on the naval forces of Admiral David D. Porter?
This Saturday at 6 p.m., C-SPAN 3 brings you the keynote address from the Third Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge. Jim Ogden, historian at Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, spoke on James Longstreet’s assault at Chickamauga. Here’s … Continue reading
I’m very proud of what the ECW family has accomplished in five short years: multiple books series, an annual symposium, and our speakers bureau, just to name a few. But for all that we have done, my favorite memory comes … Continue reading
Do you have a favorite battlefield monument? Why is it special to you?
This is the second of two posts regarding the relationship between Union soldiers and the emerging illustrated press during the Civil War. Part 1 may be found here. Soldiers were evidently grateful to receive the illustrated weeklies. Albert O. Marshall of the … Continue reading