Category Archives: Internet, Websites & Blogs

The Civil War Zoom Boom, part four: Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site

(part four in a series) When the online “Zoom Boom” started in late March, Nick Sacco saw an opportunity. Sacco is a historian at Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site in St. Louis, and he already knew, with the History … Continue reading

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The Civil War Zoom Boom, part three: The Civil War Roundtable Congress

(part three in a series) Since the COVID-19 lockdown began, Zoom has boomed for the Civil War community, offering buffs a plethora of programs, interviews, and other great content. (And not just the Civil War world, either—take a look at … Continue reading

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The Civil War Zoom Boom, part two: The Museum of Civil War Medicine

(part two in a series) Since the pandemic triggered stay-at-home orders and lockdowns, Civil War history has been booming online—particularly interview programs that take advantage of Zoom conferencing technology. In part one of the series, we talked about the significant … Continue reading

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The Civil War Zoom Boom, part one: The American Battlefield Trust

(part one in a series) It’s been a while since I’ve channel surfed on TV, but Civil War buffs scrolling through their evening Facebook feeds might feel a little deja vu these days. Since the pandemic lock-down triggered stay-at-home orders … Continue reading

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ECW’s 5,000th Post!

Welcome to Emerging Civil War’s 5,000th post! Since we launched in August of 2011, ECW has grown from a small handful of writers to a community of more than 30. We’ve had some historians come and others go, but one … Continue reading

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Maine at War: April 2020

Here’s what our friend Brian Swartz was up to in April at his blog, Maine at War: April 1: Gettysburg scenes for locked-down Civil War fans With Civil War battlefields currently closed, a photographic stroll across Gettysburg reminds us that … Continue reading

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A Conversation with Garry Adelman (part three)

Part three in a six-part series Garry Adelman has been at the American Battlefield Trust since 2010 and currently serves as the preservation organization’s chief historian. In yesterday’s segment of our conversation, he talked about the career path he took … Continue reading

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Maine at War: March 2020

Here’s what our friend Brian Swartz was up to in March at his blog, Maine at War: March 4, 2020: Seven days in May shatter the 7th Maine A week’s fighting in the Wilderness and at Spotsylvania Courthouse decimates the … Continue reading

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Long Time a’ Comin’

Topics like “Women Who Have Inspired You” usually have one format: a younger person looks back to an older mentor and sings her praises. I do not have that luxury. I am old, and all the professors who inspired me … Continue reading

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Maine at War: February 2020

Here’s what our friend Brian Swartz was up to in January at his blog, Maine at War: February 5, 2020: Joshua Chamberlain goes on a strange tramp After the army settles into its winter camps in Stafford County in late … Continue reading

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