Category Archives: Symposium

Question of the Week: 8/12-8/18/19

Here’s a question that, we’re sure, is on the mind of all our readers: Would you like to know more details about the Seventh Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge? Well, you’ve come to the right place….

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“A Good Time Was Had By All”–Scenes from the Sixth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge

The Sixth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge is now in the books. Wow, what a great time last weekend! On Monday morning, we’ll announce details about next year’s event, so stay tuned! In the meantime, take a … Continue reading

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Hey, Hey, the Gang’s (Almost) All Here

Although ECW’s historians are scattered to the four winds, we had a really great showing of folks who came in person to this year’s Symposium!

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ECW Symposium Traffic Alert

If you’re traveling to our Symposium… The Sixth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium is being held in Northern Virginia this coming weekend. Traffic in this area of the I-95 corridor can be EXTREMELY heavy on Friday afternoons/evenings, especially if you are … Continue reading

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Symposium Spotlight: Raffle Time

What does Emerging Civil War do with the money from it’s fundraiser raffle at the Symposium? We support preservation efforts! For the 2019 Symposium, Kristen Pawlak and Sarah Kay Bierle worked together to bring a variety of new and big … Continue reading

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Symposium Spotlight: Perception on Lesser-Known Battles

Ever entertain yourself by Googling history that you already know the answer to? Or try to test the public knowledge of a subject by seeing what comes up in an internet search? It’s fascinating, and at least a couple of … Continue reading

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Symposium Spotlight: Forgotten Battlefields, Part 2

This isn’t exactly a battlefield…but it’s a “forgotten” place with military significance and the site of a few skirmishes. Can you name the location? Here are a few clues:

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Symposium Spotlight: We’re Sold Out!

Well folks, we’ve got good news and bad news! The 2019 Emerging Civil War Sympoisum is sold out, and we are starting a waiting list. (We have had some cancellations come through and are doing our best of process those … Continue reading

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Symposium Spotlight: The Schedule

We are pleased to announce our schedule of speakers and events for the 2019 Emerging Civil War Symposium. Please read on to see all of the great presentations we have in store.

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Symposium Spotlight: Forgotten Battlefields, Part 1

Can you name this battlefield? Here are a few clues: Fought on May 9, 1864, in Pulaski County, Virginia. Union General George Crook with ~6,000 vs. Confederate General Albert G. Jenkins with ~2,800 The battle last one hour, but the … Continue reading

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