Category Archives: YouTube

A Quick Video Tour of Vicksburg

In August 2021, I had the chance to visit Vicksburg National Military Park and took the opportunity to shoot some video footage while I was out and about. It’s not a comprehensive tour–parts of the park were closed and I … Continue reading

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On the March Along Jackson’s Flank Attack Route

Since we’re On the March this month, let me dip into the archives on the ECW YouTube page and share with you a video tour I did last year of Stonewall Jackson’s flank march route.

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Shiloh Video Recap

We’ve had a lot of video content lately on both the ECW YouTube and Facebook pages. On Facebook, we’ve been reposting videos from the western video swing ECW took with the American Battlefield Trust, which was a total blast (check … Continue reading

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Shiloh on ECW’s YouTube Page

With the 160th anniversary of Shiloh coming up this week, look to the ECW YouTube page for all kinds of goodies. Back in December 2021, Chris Mackowski and Kris White traveled to Shiloh on a video swing for the American … Continue reading

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ECW Weekender: Forts Footage from the ECW YouTube Page

We have forts on the brain this month, so if you’re looking for something to do this weekend, how about a video tour of some of our favorite forts? We have a ton of fort footage on the Emerging Civil … Continue reading

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ECW Weekender: Vicksburg National Military Park

An ECW colleague emailed me a note the other day: “I’m reading the Vicksburg/Tullahoma book, and really enjoyed your article about visiting Vicksburg. I’ve never been and I’m more motivated now than ever.” The article he mentioned was based on … Continue reading

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ECW YouTube: Interview with Dr. Damian Shiels of Irish American Civil War Blog

During her trip to Andersonville National Historic Site in November of 2021, Sheritta Bitikofer had the opportunity to meet a very special guest speaker, Dr. Damien Shiels, when he visited to give a presentation about his Irish at Andersonville project. … Continue reading

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ECW Weekender: Parker’s Crossroads Battlefield Park

Today is the anniversary of the December 31, 1862, battle of Parker’s Cross Roads in central Tennessee. The battle marks the culmination of Nathan Bedford Forrest’s west Tennessee campaign. Two Union forces converged on Forrest from opposite directions, forcing Forrest … Continue reading

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Year In Review 2021: ECW Youtube

The ECW YouTube channel is BRIMMING with amazing and engaging content! Our intrepid ECW contributors have trekked to several battlefields to share the stories and strategies behind some of our favorite Civil War battles and campaigns. Not to mention the … Continue reading

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TONIGHT: Steward Henderson on the USCT

Don’t forget, tonight at 7:00 p.m., the ECW YouTube page will feature a special premier of a talk by Steward Henderson about the USCT in the Civil War. At the ECW Virtual Symposium last spring, Steward shared the story of … Continue reading

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