Category Archives: Emerging Civil War

Ending The War: An Introduction

Emerging Civil War is pleased to announce a new series for April 2020, focusing on history surrounding the ending of the Civil War. We’ll be sharing posts from our large archives and new content from our authors with information about … Continue reading

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Civil War Echoes: The Invasion of Okinawa

75 years ago today American forces invaded Okinawa. I blogged about the battle’s significant Civil War connections last year.

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Stephwall and Sophie

When my ECW colleagues and I discussed commemorating Women’s History Month by writing about some of the women who’ve inspired us in our historical careers, my mind immediately jumped to my daughter, Stephanie. Long-time followers of the blog are familiar … Continue reading

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ECW’s March 2020 Newsletter Now Available

The March 2020 ECW newsletter went out today. If you didn’t see it, you can check it out here. Inside this issue: Editor-in-Chief Chris Mackowski celebrates Women’s History Month by welcoming a new addition to his family JoAnna McDonald answers … Continue reading

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Emerging Civil War Symposium Update

With the spread of coronavirus and the declaration of a pandemic, Emerging Civil War wants to updates its readers about the status of the 2020 Symposium. The event is nearly five months away and we are still all systems go … Continue reading

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ECW Welcomes JoAnna M. McDonald

Meet the newest ECW member! JoAnna M. McDonald, Ph.D., is a historian, writer, and public speaker. She grew up a stone’s throw from the U.S. Army War College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania and was blessed with two mentors associated with this … Continue reading

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ECW Weekender: Free Admission at Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office Museum

    In the Washington D.C. area and looking of a unique site with Civil War history? That’s free for March 2020 to celebrate Women’s History Month? Plan a trip to the Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office Museum! The important … Continue reading

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Podcast Additional Resources: Ulysses S. Grant: In Memory & Memoir

Podcast Update: All our subscribers can still access the Patreon account, but you’ll notice you weren’t charged the monthly subscriber fee for March. We’re taking a little break this month and considering what’s next for the podcast! And on to … Continue reading

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February 2020 ECW Newsletter Now Available

Did you get your February 2020 ECW newsletter today? If not, here’s what you missed: a quick visit to Fredericksburg’s Slaughter Pen Farm 10 Questions with Symposium co-coordinator Dan Welch More News & Notes than we’ve had in a loooong … Continue reading

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Reflections on Eastman Johnson’s A Ride for Liberty

Eastman Johnson is one of my favorite American artists, and many agree that one of his best works is A Ride For Liberty. Let’s take a closer look at what inspired and was reflected in the artwork…

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