Category Archives: Symposium

ECW Symposium 2021: Early Bird Tickets Available

As you’ve probably seen, we had to reschedule the Emerging Civil War Symposium this year due to health and safety concerns. Many of the registered guests decided to roll their tickets to 2021 since we’ll be hosting the same theme … Continue reading

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ECW on C-SPAN 3: Paige Gibbons Backus

ECW returns to C-SPAN 3’s “American History TV” this weekend. The Paige Gibbons Backus’s talk from our 2020 virtual symposium, “A Fight for Life or Death: The Carnage Found in the Medical Field During the Civil War,” debuts on Saturday … Continue reading

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ECW on C-SPAN 3: Dan Welch and “Pap” Greene

ECW’s virtual symposium continues on C-SPAN 3 this weekend. Dan Welch’s talk on George Sears Greene, “‘Where all so well did their duty’: George Sears Greene’s Brigade at Gettysburg,” debuts this Saturday night on C-SPAN 3 at 6 p.m. ET … Continue reading

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ECW on C-SPAN 3: Mark Maloy and Fort Sumter

Mark Maloy’s talk on Fort Sumter from the ECW virtual symposium will air on C-SPAN 3’s “American History TV” this weekend. Check out “The First Shots of the Civil War,” which recounts the tale of Charleston and Fort Sumter in … Continue reading

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ECW on C-SPAN: Kevin Pawlak and the 1862 Loudon Valley Campaign

C-SPAN 3’s coverage of the 2020 ECW Virtual Symposium continues this weekend. Kevin Pawlak’s talk on the Loudon Valley Campaign of 1862 debuts on Saturday at 6:00 p.m. ET, with a rebroadcast Sunday at 4:00 a.m. The full video will … Continue reading

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ECW on C-SPAN

C-SPAN 3 continues to air programs from the ECW Virtual Symposium in August. This weekend, Sarah Kay Bierle talks about “The Boys Who Rode Around McClellan: The Chambersburg Raid of 1862.” Sarah’s program will debut this weekend on C-SPAN 3’s … Continue reading

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Virtual Symposium 2020: The Fight for Life or Death

Today, we’re pleased to share Paige Gibbon Backus’s talk from the 2020 ECW Virtual Symposium. Paige, who once managed Ben Lomond Historical Site—a Civil War hospital following First Manassas—spoke on “A Fight for Life or Death: The Carnage Found in … Continue reading

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Virtual Symposium 2020: The Union’s Most Infamous Civil War Prison Camp

Today, we’re pleased to share Derek Maxfield’s talk from the 2020 ECW Virtual Symposium. Derek spoke about his new book from the Emerging Civil War Series, Hellmira: The Union’s Most Infamous Civil War Prison Camp—Elmira, NY. “I have enjoyed researching … Continue reading

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Virtual Symposium 2020: The Forgotten Flank at Gettysburg

Today, we’re pleased to share Dan Welch’s talk from the 2020 ECW Virtual Symposium. Dan, who spends his summer as a battlefield interpreter for Gettysburg National Military Park, gave a talk about the fighting at Culp’s Hill: “‘Where all so well … Continue reading

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Virtual Symposium 2020: The Boys Who Rode Around McClellan

Today, we’re pleased to share Sarah Kay Bierle’s talk from the 2020 ECW Virtual Symposium. Sarah’s talk was titled: ” ‘We’re the boys who rode around McClellan’: The Chambersburg Raid of 1862.” “Stuart’s Chambersburg Raid of 1862 has been part … Continue reading

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