Category Archives: Emerging Civil War

BookChat with Thomas Brown, author of Civil War Monuments and the Militarization of America

I was pleased to spend some time recently with a new book by historian Thomas J. Brown, professor of history at the University of South Carolina. Brown is the author of Civil War Monuments and the Militarization of America, published … Continue reading

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Symposium Spotlight: Dave Powell

On today’s Symposium Spotlight we would like to introduce you to the authority on the battle of Chickamauga and numerous other Civil War topics. If you have not read one of this historian’s works or seen one of his presentations, … Continue reading

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Saving History Saturday: Growing Youth Involvement in Preservation

For those who follow the social media accounts of the American Battlefield Trust, you may have seen the recent posts featuring their Youth Leadership Team (YLT). Made up of ten motivated, preservation-minded high school students from across the country, the … Continue reading

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Symposium Spotlight: Matt Atkinson

Happy New Year! In this installment of our 2020 Emerging Civil War Symposium Spotlight we feature longtime friend of ECW, Matt Atkinson. You will not want miss this presenter this year!

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Symposium Spotlight: Dan Welch

Welcome back to another installment of our 20120 Emerging Civil War Spotlight series: Each we have introduced you to another of our outstanding speakers that will be presenting at the Seventh Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium August 7-9, 2020. Today … Continue reading

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Cold Furnace

It snowed today in central Virginia, so I took a few minutes away from my desk to enjoy some time on the Chancellorsville battlefield. What a beautiful day!

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Saving History Saturday: Nearly 40 Acres to be Saved at Deep Bottom Battlefield

2020 is off to a great start for battlefield preservation efforts! Virginia’s Capital Region Land Conservancy announced plans to save more land at the First and Second Deep Bottom battlefield sites. Nearly 40 acres is to be acquired by the … Continue reading

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ECW on C-SPAN 3 Tonight and Tomorrow

C-SPAN 3’s American History TV will feature ECW tonight and tomorrow (Jan. 2 & 3, 2020). You can re-visit the Sixth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge and our line up of talks on “Forgotten Battles.” Here’s a … Continue reading

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Happy New Year from Emerging Civil War

Happy New Year from Emerging Civil War! We can’t wait to see what discussions, new scholarship, and historical adventures await in this new decade.

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December 2019 ECW Newsletter

Happy holidays and ho, ho, ho! ECW’s December 2019 newsletter is now available. If you didn’t get it yet, you can find it here. In this issue:

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