Category Archives: Emerging Civil War

Symposium Spotlight: Ryan Quint and the Cornfield at Antietam

Ryan Quint, Emerging Civil War’s Book Review Editor, will make his second appearance at the Emerging Civil War Symposium. It seems that some of the most simply named places on Civil War battlefields, witnessed the most horrific moments of the … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Brian Matthew Jordan

Our enthusiastic congratulations to Brian Matthew Jordan. This week, the Pulitzer Prize committee announced its winners for 2016, and Brian was one of the finalists in the history category! Brian’s sweeping and empathetic Marching Home: Union Veterans and Their Unending Civil … Continue reading

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Brandy Station, Waiting for Spring

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New American Civil War History Conference

There’s a new American History Conference in Southern California! (Just in time for the 155th Anniversary Year of the Beginning of the Civil War.) Ready to explore what was happening in America 155 years ago? Learn how the armies were … Continue reading

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Symposium Spotlight: Chris Kolakowski and the Fall of New Orleans

We are pleased to welcome back Christopher (Chris) L. Kolakowski. Chris is  one of the original members of Emerging Civil War, and a regular on the Civil War Roundtable speakers circuit.  His dynamic presentations at our past symposiums, have made him … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: April 18-24, 2016

For this week’s Question of the Week, Phill Greenwalt asks: Do you think the Civil War was an “Irrepressible Conflict” or the product of “a Blundering Generation”?

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The man in the corner…

Colonel Anson Stager is not exactly a household name, even to many students of the Civil War. If your reading has taken you into the arcana of military codes, or if you are a fan of late 19th Century industrialization, … Continue reading

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Announcing the Emerging Revolutionary War Series

Some exciting news from our sister site, Emerging Revolutionary War: Although it’s been nearly 250 years since America’s founding, the Revolutionary era continues to capture people’s imaginations. To explore that story even further, the editors of Emerging Revolutionary War have … Continue reading

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Symposium Spotlight: William Lee White and the Battle of Franklin

As we close in on our annual symposium, we like to highlight the speakers that we have invited to present at the event. We are excited to welcome William Lee White to this years symposium lineup. Lee is traveling in … Continue reading

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A Forgotten Vessel: The USS Alligator

By the spring of 1861 the United States was at war with itself. Both the U.S. Army and Navy had been torn apart as those in service were forced to choose sides. Meanwhile, the newly-formed Union and self-proclaimed Confederacy scrambled … Continue reading

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