Category Archives: Symposium

Symposium Spotlight: Doug Crenshaw

There is little question of Robert E. Lee’s impact on the Confederate war effort. As we welcome you back to yet another installment of the 2018 Emerging Civil War Symposium Spotlight, preview Doug Crenshaw’s talk The Rise of Lee: Richmond 1862. If … Continue reading

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Symposium Spotlight: Jim Morgan

This week the Symposium Spotlight shines on Jim Morgan. Mr. Morgan’s study of the battle of Ball’s Bluff in the fall of 1861 has been widely recognized as the definitive work on the battle and it’s campaign since its release. … Continue reading

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Symposium Spotlight: Gregory Mertz

Welcome to back to our next installment of the ECW Symposium Spotlight. Our first speaker on Saturday morning at the 2018 Emerging Civil War Symposium is Gregory Mertz. Focusing on the events of the battle of Shiloh and its results … Continue reading

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Symposium Spotlight: Bert Dunkerly

Over the next several weeks we’ll be introducing you to the 2018 ECW Symposium full line-up of speakers. You’ll not only be able to learn a little bit more about the outstanding historians and speakers that will presenting at the … Continue reading

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Final Hours: Early Bird Rate for Fifth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium

Don’t be slow to act like George McClellan. Be aggressive, and seize the initiative like Robert E. Lee for the Early Bird Rate for the Fifth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium. The ball may drop at midnight tonight, but the cost … Continue reading

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New Year’s Weekend Coverage of Fourth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium

This Saturday evening, December 30, our friends at C-SPAN will continue their coverage of the Fourth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium. At 7:10 p.m. Eastern, Chris Mackowski’s discussion of Robert E. Lee’s defense at the North Anna River will air … Continue reading

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Last Chance at Early Bird Rate for Fifth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium

As a reminder, time is running out to purchase tickets for Fifth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at the Early Bird Rate. Until Dec. 31, cost for tickets is $130. On New Year’s Day, the regular cost of $155 will … Continue reading

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Continued Coverage of the Fourth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium

Over the course of the last few months, our friends at C-SPAN have aired presentations from the Fourth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium. Coverage will continue over Christmas weekend with Dave Powell’s discussion of the defense of Horseshoe Ridge at … Continue reading

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Continued Coverage of Fourth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium

Over the course of the next few days, our friends at C-SPAN 3 will air presentations from this year’s Fourth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium. Eric Wittenberg’s discussion of John Buford’s defense at Gettysburg will be shown on this Sunday, … Continue reading

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Now Available: Turning Points of the American Civil War

We’ve received word from our partners at Southern Illinois University Press that “books are in the warehouse.” Turning Points of the American Civil War has arrived—the first volume in our new “Engaging the Civil War” Series with SIUP! “This collection … Continue reading

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