Category Archives: Internet, Websites & Blogs

Check Out Dave Powell’s Chickamauga Blog

As you might know, ECW’s Dave Powell has a well-respected blog of his own, Chickamauga Blog. The main focus of the blog, as you might imagine, covers the events and characters associated with the September 1863 battle of Chickamauga. However, the … Continue reading

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ECW Symposium on C-SPAN tonight!

C-SPAN 3 begins airing its coverage of the Third Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge tonight. Tune in at 6:00 p.m. for Dave Powell’s talk on Civil War tactics. Here’s a preview, courtesy of C-SPAN: C-SPAN says it … Continue reading

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ECW5: Sarah Kay Bierle

In case you haven’t heard the news…Emerging Civil War is celebrating its 5th Birthday! And there’s been a request to share some thoughts for the occasion. I’m still “new” to Emerging Civil War. Not yet a veteran of late-hour debates … Continue reading

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“A Twitter Feed” of the Civil War–What Historians Really Do, Part 2

Sometimes things just fall into our laps, and sometimes we have to break down walls just for the chance to be turned away.  This opportunity is one of the former, and a beautiful opportunity it is!

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Question of the Week: 7/25-7/31/16

Do you think a fad like “Pokémon Go” is helpful or harmful to historical sites? (“Pokémon Go” is a newly released mobile game where players go looking for Pokémon on their phone, but in real world locations. Many parks and … Continue reading

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The Future of Civil War History: Chris Mackowski

The stereotypical newsroom once looked something like this: A haze of blue smoke hangs just under the florescent tube lights hanging from the ceiling of a wide open room filled with desks piled high with stacks of paper. Reporters with … Continue reading

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The Future of Civil War History: Suggested Reading

Our series on “The Future of Civil War” history heads into its final stretch this week with a few posts to round out June. We’ll take a couple days off to commemorate Gettysburg, then we’ll cap of the series with extended … Continue reading

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Check Out the New ECW Newsletter

Check out Emerging Civil War’s first-ever newsletter. Every month, we’ll provide updates on what we’re up to, what books are being released, who’s on the road giving talks, and more. It’s a chance to go behind-the-scenes with ECW. If you like … Continue reading

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The Future of Civil War History: Kelly Mezurek

from ECW’s Kelly Mezurek In Northerners at War: Reflections on the Civil War Home Front, J. Matthew Gallman states that “the history of the Civil War is—in a variety of ways—a story of fundamental similarities amongst diverse people, and at … Continue reading

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The Civil War “In4”

The Civil War Trust is taking on a new unofficial role, “modern teacher,” with their In4 video series—putting a strong focus on explanatory videos rather than paper maps, textbooks and lectures. Discussing the war’s leaders, technology, and warfare—among other subjects—the … Continue reading

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