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The following excerpt is taken from Groeling’s forthcoming book First Fallen: The Life of Colonel Elmer Ellsworth, the North’s First Civil War Hero. It will be released by Savas Beatie and can be preordered here: https://www.savasbeatie.com/contact-us/ Colonel Elmer Ellsworth’s regiment … Continue reading
Continuing our series, this month we have ECW Managing Editor, Sarah Bierle… ECW: Tell us about yourself. Where are you from? What do you do? How did you become interested in the Civil War? SKB: Hi, I’m originally from California—born, … Continue reading
ECW welcomes its newest member! Sheritta Bitikofer is a lifelong student of history. From an early age, her parents indulged her interests by buying her first history books and taking her to museums and historic sites around the south. Her … Continue reading
The 2021 Symposium planning committee is excited to announce that there are just a couple of tickets left. We’re almost sold out, and we can’t wait to see all our guests August 6-8. If you want to get a ticket … Continue reading
His name was Christopher Swann, and he was a private in the Powhatan Light Artillery. Wounded at Gettysburg on July 3, 1863, Swann became a prisoner.
His name was Lawrence M. Whitney, and he had promoted to lieutenant in Company E in the 83rd New York Regiment. He was wounded during the Battle of Gettysburg.
We are thrilled to announce the schedule for our upcoming Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge! We have put together a slate of outstanding historians and two must-attend battlefield tours. We will have a dozen historians on-hand signing books, … Continue reading
On May 5, 1862, during the fierce fighting that erupted around Williamsburg, Virginia, the first regimental commander of the 2nd Florida was shot and killed. Colonel George Taliaferro Ward, who as a representative to Florida’s secession convention, and who was … Continue reading