Category Archives: Year in Review

The Civil War Trust’s 2017 Year in Review

It is hard to believe that the third month of 2018 is almost upon us. If you have not had a chance to check out all of the great preservation successes of 2017 by the Civil War Trust, continue on … Continue reading

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Year in Review 2017: #1

It is now time to reveal our #1 most-read post of 2017. Last year, TV icon Mary Tyler Moore sadly passed away. Eric J. Wittenberg chronicled her Civil War connection on January 25, 2017.  In Memory of Mary Tyler Moore became the … Continue reading

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Year in Review 2017: #2

One of our most popular series of the year focused on the debate surrounding Confederate monuments. Our own Editor-in-Chief, Chris Mackowski, kicked off A Monumental Discussion, and the introduction comes in as our #2 most-read post of 2017.

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ECW Week in Review Dec. 24-31

As 2017 comes to a close, ECW observed some of our annual traditions both on Christmas and in the week leading up to New Year’s Day. Happy New Year!!!

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Year in Review 2017: #3

Matt Stanley shared his thoughts on Confederate monuments in our Monumental Discussion series. His observations and insights came in as the #3 most-read post of 2017.

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Year in Review 2017: #4

At one point or another, historians have to answer difficult questions from the public. It is something that comes with the territory. At times those questions are more complicated when interacting with children. Sarah Kay Bierle had such an encounter … Continue reading

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Year In Review 2017: ECW Blog Series

It’s been a full year with wonderful articles on Emerging Civil War Blog. Take a moment to review the officially coordinate series and some of the multi-post articles featured this year! Modern Civil War Photography My Favorite Historical Person A … Continue reading

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Year in Review 2017: #5

Lt. Gen. Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson continues to fascinate historians and aficionados. One of the more interesting aspects of Jackson’s life are the horses he owned, especially Little Sorrel. 

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Year In Review 2017: Most-Read Posts Of All Time

While we’re counting down the most-read posts of 2017, we thought it would be fun to see which ECW blog posts are the most popular of all time! Here’s the list:

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Year In Review 2017: #6

Analysis of Civil War photographs and the era’s changing attitudes toward death are addressed in this informative and reflective blog post. Using some well-known photographs from Gettysburg battlefield, the author discusses the history surrounding the images.

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