Category Archives: Upcoming Events

Dan Welch: Interpreting Stonewall at Second Manassas

The concentration of this year’s ECW Symposium will examine great defensive stands of the American Civil War. The multi-day event will look at numerous commanders, command decisions, and battlefields along the way, including both theaters of the conflict. For me, … Continue reading

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Trying Something New – Live Tweeting @Gazette665 Civil War History Conference

In the last few months, I’ve shared about the upcoming Civil War History Conference in Southern California. I realize that many readers probably live on the East Coast (where the battlefields are) and probably aren’t going to make the trek … Continue reading

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June-July Presentations

June: 3rd: Meg Groeling, “Dr. Jonathan Letterman: Building the Foundation of Modern Military Medicine” Gazette665’s Civil War Conference, Temecula, CA 3rd: Sarah Kay Bierle, “Then Christmas Came: The Justification & Condemnation of War in 1862,” Gazette665’s Civil War Conference, Temecula, … Continue reading

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2017 Emerging Civil War Symposium Schedule of Events

We are proud to announce the full schedule of events for the Fourth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge. We hope that you will join us for this exciting event. Last year’s event sold out, so be sure … Continue reading

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May-June Presentations

May: 1st: Sarah Kay Bierle, “Awakened Hearts: The Power & Patriotism of Civilians,” UDC Redlands, Redlands, CA 3rd: Steward Henderson, “Importance of the Fredericksburg Area in the Civil War” Chancellor’s Village, Fredericksburg, VA 4th: Sarah Kay Bierle, “Searching For The McGuires,” … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: 5/1-5/7/17

With battle anniversaries for Chancellorsville, Second Fredericksburg, Wilderness, and Spotsylvania Court House here or just around the calendar corner, we’re wondering if you have a favorite battlefield to visit from that list? If so, why?

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ECW Weekender: Salisbury Confederate Prison Symposium

Numerous conferences and symposiums that specialize in the American Civil War often examine the many famed battles, important and leading figures, and the memory and monuments of the war itself. We were recently notified by Sue Curtis, chair of the … Continue reading

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April-May Presentations

April: 1st: Edward Alexander, Walking Tour of the Breakthrough Battlefield Commemorating 152nd Anniversary, Pamplin Historical Park, Petersburg, VA 7th: Dave Powell, “Chickamauga: Barren Victory?” Kenosha Civil War Museum, Kenosha, WI 7th – 9th: Chris Kolakowski, “MacArthur the Military Leader,” Chambersburg … Continue reading

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The Reminiscences of a Union Prison Guard  

As a special part of this year’s Fourth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge, we’re pleased to welcome Dr. Kelly D. Mezurek, a member of ECW’s “Engaging the Civil War” Series editorial board and author of A Cause … Continue reading

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March-April Presentations

March: 9th: Chris Kolakowski, “New York City’s Civil War,” Montgomery County Civil War Roundtable, Montgomery County, MD 10th-11th: Dave Powell, Chickamauga Study Group Annual Tour, “Resaca and Chickamauga,” Chickamauga National Park 15th: Chris Kolakowski, “Civil War Echoes in World War I/World War II,” … Continue reading

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