Category Archives: Year in Review

Year In Review: ECW Podcast

It’s been quite a year for the ECW Podcast! Two episodes released every month via Patreon and available to subscribers on that platform. And notes and additional resources from each episode posted on the blog. Check out the archive here. … Continue reading

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Year In Review: ECW Symposium

This year the ECW Symposium hosted at Stevenson Ridge drew a large crowd of history enthusiasts. We explored the theme “Forgotten Battles” which prompted excellent presentations and discussions, capstoned by a tour at North Anna.

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Question of the Week: 12/30/19-1/5-20

It’s Year in Review time…so let’s look back: What is your favorite…? A. History moment of 2019 B. History book of 2019 C. ECW post (or series) of 2019

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Year in Review: History Themed Months

This year we continued and expanded some traditional blog monthly features at Emerging Civil War. February offered a special series for Black History Month. March followed with highlights for Women’s History Month. Then, November brought some new history accounts with … Continue reading

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Year in Review: The Weekly Features

The ECW blog has a few weekly features, posting slots, columns (TBH we’re not exactly sure what we call them!) that add some stability and anticipation each week.

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Year In Review: 160th of John Brown’s Raid

October marked the 160th anniversary since John Brown’s Raid on Harper’s Ferry. For the occasion, the ECW team put together a fine collection of articles about the incident, the road into the Civil War, abolition cause, and John Brown to … Continue reading

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Year In Review: Primary Sources

We’re looking back at some of the blog highlights from 2019! In January, a series focused on Primary Sources kicked off the year with a variety of perspectives and accounts.

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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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