Category Archives: Symposium

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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ECW on C-SPAN: Grant’s Second Petersburg Offensive

C-SPAN 3’s continuing coverage of the Sixth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge heads to the gates of the Cockade City this weekend. A. Wilson Greene’s keynote address focused on Ulysses S. Grant’s lesser-known second Petersburg offensive, which took … Continue reading

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ECW on C-SPAN: Wilson’s Creek

C-SPAN 3’s coverage of the Sixth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge continues this weekend. Kristen Pawlak’s talk on Wilson’s Creekdebuts Saturday night on C-SPAN 3 at 6 p.m. ET and re-airs Sunday morning at 4:50 a.m. ET. After … Continue reading

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ECW on C-SPAN 3: Philippi

The “Forgotten Battle” of Philippi comes to the airwaves this weekend, straight from the Sixth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge, courtesy of our good friends at C-SPAN. Jon-Erik Gilot’s “Battle of Philippi” talk debuts on C-SPAN 3 … Continue reading

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