Category Archives: Emerging Civil War

Longstreet goes West, Part Two: Westward Ho!

The decision to reinforce Bragg came only after much debate, and only after every other expedient had been exhausted. While President Davis believed that the Confederacy needed to use interior lines to achieved localized concentrations of force, that theory did … Continue reading

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ECW5: Happy 5th Anniversary, ECW

So, as you probably heard, ECW had an anniversary this month. The big “5”! I know, I know, we weren’t too shy about sharing the news. After all, it was a pretty big deal for us, and we were pretty … Continue reading

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Appomattox Paroles

Emerging Civil War welcomes back guest author, Roger Futrell The Appomattox Court House paroles which General Ulysses S. Grant issued to Robert E. Lee’s surrendered Army of Northern Virginia, in April 1865, symbolized President Lincoln’s desire to unify the Nation. … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: 8/29-9/4/16

What historical Civil War account would you like to see developed into a true-to-the-story movie or documentary?

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“Finding” Sandie Pendleton

He wasn’t really lost. But I love a good challenge…and good surprises. Did you see the blog post last month about my difficult lesson? I had tunnel vision eight years ago and missed the opportunity to see (and photograph) a … Continue reading

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ECW’s August Newsletter Now Available

Emerging Civil War’s August newsletter is now available. You’ll find a recap of some of our 5th anniversary celebrations, as well as a quick preview of some of our upcoming projects and initiatives. We have “10 Questions with…” featuring Edward … Continue reading

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ECW Honors the Mahoning Valley (OH) Civil War Roundtable

As part of our fifth anniversary, Emerging Civil War is pleased to inaugurate a new Roundtable of the Year Award. The first recipient of this award is the Mahoning Valley Civil War Roundtable in Boardman, Ohio. “The folks with the … Continue reading

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ECW5: “Not too bad for three idiots sitting on a porch.”

The following article originally appeared in the July 2016 issue of Civil War News and appears with the kind permission of editor Jack Melton. The caretaker’s cottage at the Stonewall Jackson Shrine sits behind a tall row of boxwood that obscures … Continue reading

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2016-17 ECW Speakers Bureau Now Available

The 2016-2017 Emerging Civil War Speakers Bureau brochure is now available. You can download it by clicking here or by checking out the “Speakers” tab under out main menu. If your roundtable, historical society, library, or other group is looking … Continue reading

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ECW Honors Ted Savas

As part of Emerging Civil War’s fifth anniversary commemoration, we are pleased to inaugurate the second of two new awards: The Brig. Gen. Robert Greely Stevenson Award for Service to Emerging Civil War. This award is given as occasion dictates … Continue reading

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