Category Archives: Symposium

Continued C-SPAN 3 Coverage of Fourth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium

Last week, we announced that C-SPAN 3 would air talks from this year’s Fourth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium. Their coverage will continue this weekend. Kelly Mezurek’s presentation, “Rebel Soldiers and Darkies on Guard over Them! Race, Retaliation, and Black … Continue reading

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C-SPAN 3 Coverage of Fourth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium

For your viewing pleasure this evening, C-SPAN 3 will be showing talks from this year’s Fourth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium. Kris White’s overview of Civil War defenses will debut at 6 p.m. Eastern. It will be followed by Kevin … Continue reading

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“If We Fail Now the North Has no Hope:” The Antietam Campaign of 1862

The Fifth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium, August 3-5, 2018, will focus on Turning Points of the American Civil War. We were excited to announce that our Keynote Speaker will be retired Gettysburg National Military Park Supervisory Historian Scott Hartwig. … Continue reading

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ECW Announces Keynote Speaker for the 2018 ECW Symposium at Stevenson Ridge!

Emerging Civil War is delighted to announce the keynote speaker for our Fifth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge, to be held Aug. 3-5, 2018: former Gettysburg National Battlefield Supervisory Historian Scott Hartwig. The theme of the symposium … Continue reading

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Tickets now available for the Fifth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge

Mark your calendars for August 3-5, 2018: the Fifth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge will focus on “Turning Points of the Civil War.” Early bird tickets are now available for only $130. You can purchase them here:

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Saturday’s Symposium Coverage

We had a super-great time last night in the opening session of this year’s Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge. Keynote speaker Brian Matthew Jordan wowed the audience with his account of the battle of South Mountain, Kelly Mezurek … Continue reading

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Follow the Symposium on Social Media and Facebook Live

Can’t make it out to the Fourth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge? Don’t fret. You can follow our live updates on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Use  #ECW2017 as you respond to our posts. If you are in … Continue reading

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C-SPAN Live from the Emerging Civil War Symposium

All of us at Emerging Civil War are thrilled to welcome back C-SPAN to this year’s Fourth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge. For the first time ever, C-SPAN will air our Saturday lineup of speakers in its … Continue reading

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ECW Symposium Traffic Alert

For all of you traveling to this weeks symposium: The Fourth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium is being held in Northern Virginia. Traffic in this area of the I-95 corridor can be EXTREMELY heavy on Friday afternoons/evenings, especially if you … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: 7/31-8/6/17

This coming weekend is Emerging Civil War’s 4th Annual Symposium at Stevenson’s Ridge. On Sunday, we’ll be touring Brandy Station Battlefield. Who’s your favorite officer or common soldier at the Battle of Brandy Station? Why?

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