Category Archives: Year in Review

2018 Year in Review: #1

We’ve reached #1—our most-read post from 2018! 1) Equestrian casualties at Gettysburg by Sarah Kay Bierle (July 11, 2018) “At Gettysburg, the dead and injured horses and mules covered the landscape – left unburied and untreated longer than the soldiers,” … Continue reading

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2018 Year in Review: Most-Read ECW Posts of All Time

Before we get to the most-read post from 2018, here’s a look at our top ten most-read posts of all time. Most—but not all—have the benefit of longevity to credit for their appearance in the top ten. For long-time readers … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: 12/31/18-1/6/19

We’re almost to the end of the countdown for Emerging Civil War’s most popular posts of 2018, and we’d love to hear your opinion: Did you have a favorite post or series this year?

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2018 Year in Review: #2

Our second-most-read post from 2018 involved a recent discovery from the war’s first major battle: 2) Limb Pit at Manassas National Battlefield Continues to Show the Horrors of Civil War Medicine by Paige Gibbons Backus (August 27, 2018) Workers digging … Continue reading

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2018 Year In Review: ECW Blog Series

It’s been another full year with wonderful articles on Emerging Civil War Blog. Take a moment to review the officially coordinated series and some of the multi-post articles featured this year! We’re grateful for all our authors’ contributions and the … Continue reading

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2018 Year in Review: #3

We already had one book review make the top-ten: James Epperson’s review of Ron Chernow’s Grant. But another book has gained a lot of traction this year within the Civil War community, and its ECW review comes in as the third-most-read … Continue reading

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2018 Year In Review: Working Together To Teach History

At ECW, we’re proud of the networking and opportunities to work closely with preservation and education groups in the history community. Whether it’s giving preservation efforts a spotlight, volunteering, or participating at special events, Emerging Civil War enjoys partnering to … Continue reading

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2018 Year In Review: ECW Symposium

Of course one of the biggest highlights of our year was the fifth annual symposium at Stevenson Ridge in August! We had a great turn-out for the event and enjoyed welcoming many of you to the event. It was a … Continue reading

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2018 Year In Review: New ECW Books

Other highlights of the ECW year include the publication of new titles to add to the Emerging Civil War bookshelf. Let’s give our published authors of 2018 a round of applause and moment of recognition for their dedication research and … Continue reading

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2018 Year in Review: #4

We’ve reached #4 on our countdown of the top ten most-read posts of 2018. The story involved vandalism against Confederate monuments on the Wilderness battlefield: 4) The Wrongheaded Righteousness of Spray Paint by Chris Mackowski (May 31, 2018) “There is … Continue reading

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