Category Archives: Symposium

Symposium Spotlight: Dave Powell

On today’s Symposium Spotlight we would like to introduce you to the authority on the battle of Chickamauga and numerous other Civil War topics. If you have not read one of this historian’s works or seen one of his presentations, … Continue reading

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Symposium Spotlight: Matt Atkinson

Happy New Year! In this installment of our 2020 Emerging Civil War Symposium Spotlight we feature longtime friend of ECW, Matt Atkinson. You will not want miss this presenter this year!

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Symposium Spotlight: Dan Welch

Welcome back to another installment of our 20120 Emerging Civil War Spotlight series: Each we have introduced you to another of our outstanding speakers that will be presenting at the Seventh Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium August 7-9, 2020. Today … Continue reading

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Symposium Spotlight: Edward Alexander

In this week’s Emerging Civil War Symposium Spotlight we welcome ECW member and master Civil War cartographer, Edward Alexander. Continue reading to learn more about Edward Alexander.

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Symposium Spotlight: Meg Groeling

Welcome back to our yearly spotlight series, highlighting speakers and topics for our upcoming symposium. Over the coming weeks, we will continue to feature introductions of all of our speakers for the 2020 Emerging Civil War Symposium, as well as … Continue reading

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2020 ECW Symposium Full Line-Up Announced

Welcome back to the first installment of our Symposium Spotlight series for the 2020 Emerging Civil War Symposium. Several weeks ago we announced our theme, “Fallen Leaders of the Civil War,” along with our keynote speaker, Gordon Rhea. Historian Rhea … Continue reading

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ECW on C-SPAN3: Mine Run

The “forgotten battle” of Mine Run comes to C-SPAN 3’s “American History TV” this weekend—just in time for the anniversary of the campaign later this month! Chris Mackowski’s talk from the Sixth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge, … Continue reading

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ECW on C-SPAN: Secessionville

“American History TV” on C-SPAN 3 continues its coverage of the Sixth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge this weekend. Dan Welch spoke about the “forgotten battle” of Secessionville. His talk debuts this weekend at 6 p.m. ET … Continue reading

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ECW on C-SPAN3: New Market

C-SPAN3’s coverage of the Sixth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge continues this weekend. While the battle of New Market certainly receives a lot of attention, the fuller aspects of the campaign often get overlooked. Sarah Kay Bierle spoke … Continue reading

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Mapping the Philippi Battlefield

Jon-Erik Gilot did a fantastic job at the 2019 Emerging Civil War Symposium filling in on short notice to give a talk on the battle of Philippi, see the video here. With limited time to produce another map, I’m grateful … Continue reading

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