Category Archives: Upcoming Events

ECW Weekender: Prince William County’s Virtual History Lectures

Need to put something historic on your calendar for the coming weeks? They don’t technically fall on weekends, but these lectures are something you’ll be able to explore and experience from the safety of home this winter season. Starting on … Continue reading

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Fredericksburg Anniversary Programs from NPS – Online and Virtual

Since tomorrow starts the anniversary of the Battle of Fredericksburg and you might want time to see what’s available and plan accordingly… Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park will be offering their battle anniversary programs online this year. (In-person tours … Continue reading

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ECW Weekender: The Green Machine Regiment Band at Ball’s Bluff

The 8th Green Machine (GM) Regiment Band will be performing an hour-long concert at Ball’s Bluff Regional Battlefield Park on Saturday, October 24th starting at 1:00 pm to commemorate the 159th anniversary of the Battle of Ball’s Bluff. Since 2018, … Continue reading

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Saving History Saturday: CVBT Aims to Raise $10,000 for Battlefield Preservation through a New Virtual Event

The Central Virginia Battlefields Trust (CVBT) is innovating and continuing to press forward with their mission to save historically significant and endangered ground at the battlefields of Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, The Wilderness, and Spotsylvania Court House. With the global pandemic canceling … Continue reading

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2020 ECW Virtual Symposium

We all have been saddened by news of our postponement of the 2020 Emerging Civil War Symposium until 2021. All of us at ECW will miss seeing all of our friends and supporters at our yearly symposium at Stevenson’s Ridge. … Continue reading

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ECW Weekender: Juneteenth – Celebrating Freedom

Posting this weekender earlier than usual so there’s time to register and attend the free virtual tour today about the Civil War and Emancipation at Montpelier! Details and registration below. June 19, 1865. It had been over two years since … Continue reading

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Central Virginia Battlefields Trust Offers Extra History Through Their New Online Program

During this COVID-19 Crisis, we have been highlighting the efforts of various organizations to offer or re-work Civil War history programs. Here’s the official latest from Central Virginia Battlefields Trust: Recognizing that social distancing has cancelled or altered many plans … Continue reading

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Second Saturday Lecture Series: An Interview With Diane Klinefelter

Even though I spent several years living and working in Pittsburgh it always feels something like going behind enemy lines each time I visit. I had the good fortune to be raised in a strong Cleveland sports household and proudly … Continue reading

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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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CWRT Congress: Seeking To Reverse The Trend

ECW welcomes Mike Movius! He is planning to share regular updates about The Congress and ideas for building enthusiasm. At one time there were hundreds of Civil War Round Table (CWRT) organizations around the world. They began as dinner clubs … Continue reading

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