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Week In Review: December 16-22, 2019

It’s time for Week in Review and you’ll find a sampling of topics as usual on the blog. Thank you for your patience as we’re working behind the scenes on some website improvements. We are working to restore the blog … Continue reading

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Week In Review: September 30-October 6, 2019

We’re adding voices to answer the question “do we still care about the Civil War?” and you’ll find members and guest authors discussing that topic this week and into the coming week. There’s also “heroic poetry”, a discussion of politics … Continue reading

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ECW on C-SPAN 3: Philippi

The “Forgotten Battle” of Philippi comes to the airwaves this weekend, straight from the Sixth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge, courtesy of our good friends at C-SPAN. Jon-Erik Gilot’s “Battle of Philippi” talk debuts on C-SPAN 3 … Continue reading

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Week In Review: September 23-29, 2019

Welcome back for the grand review of the content calendar this last week! You’ll find some relevant and timely articles, along with several accounts of lesser-known officers and soldiers, a book review, and suggested museum for weekend (or week-day) touring.

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Podcast Additional Resources: “Forgotten Battles”

“Forgotten Battles” has been a theme at ECW this year, especially since it was the topic at our symposium in August! Last week Chris M. and Chris K. spent time discussing the idea of “forgotten battles” on the podcast and … Continue reading

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Symposium Spotlight: The Schedule

We are pleased to announce our schedule of speakers and events for the 2019 Emerging Civil War Symposium. Please read on to see all of the great presentations we have in store.

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Symposium Spotlight: Forgotten Battles

We have a fantastic line-up of topics slated for our upcoming Sixth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge, where we’ll be focusing on “Forgotten Battles.” We want to ask you about your own favorite forgotten battle but first, … Continue reading

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Symposium Spotlight: Books, Books, Books, Pt. 2

  Welcome back to part two of our recommended reading list as part of our Symposium Spotlight series. We hope these books will get you excited about a summer reading list on this year’s theme “Forgotten Battles of the Civil … Continue reading

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Week In Review: April 22-28, 2019

It’s time for the grand review of the week at Emerging Civil War. You’ll find a variety of articles this week from studies on John Pope and Counter-Insurgency, to history of a statue, discussion of slavery, birthday wishes for General … Continue reading

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Robert Dickey: Killer Turned Soldier

Henry St. Clair flew off the porch of Henry Bicksler’s tavern and shouted into the evening air, “God damn your soul, Bob Dickey, what did you hit me for?” Onlookers watched as Robert Dickey turned to face his accuser, and … Continue reading

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