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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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2019 ECW Symposium Announcement

We have some very exciting ECW Symposium information to share with you today, our full lineup of speakers for the 2019 Emerging Civil War Symposium. And, over the coming weeks we will be bringing you speaker biographies, sneak peaks at … 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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