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The Clara Barton Sessions

So a musician walks into the Clara Barton Missing Soldier Museum and says . . . “What a great performance space!” If Miss Barton’s ghost was there, I bet she was surprised, but eventually, I am pretty sure she was pleased.

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Getting “Friend-Zoned” in the Civil War

At some point in a dwindling romantic relationship, most people hear or say something along the lines of: it’s not working out, but we can still be friends. Today this prophecy, which rarely amicably pans out as intended, is referred to as the “friendzone.” But the phenomenon existed far earlier than the complications of updating a Facebook […]

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Exciting Symposium Update!

All of us at Emerging Civil War are excited to announce that C-SPAN will be filming the Saturday session of the First Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge. C-SPAN will be filming live to tape, meaning that they will not be airing the symposium live, but will air talks at a later date. […]

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Top 15 Posts of 2013—Number 11: Gary Gallagher, ECW, and the Wild West of Civil War Blogging (part one)

I’ve had two experiences recently that have given me pause to consider the relationship between history and blogging—and, by extension, that’s given me the opportunity to reflect on our specific mission here at Emerging Civil War. The first was a column by Gary Gallagher in the June 2012 issue of Civil War Times. The second […]

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Gary Gallagher, ECW, and the Wild West of Civil War Blogging (part one)

I’ve had two experiences recently that have given me pause to consider the relationship between history and blogging—and, by extension, that’s given me the opportunity to reflect on our specific mission here at Emerging Civil War. The first was a column by Gary Gallagher in the June 2012 issue of Civil War Times. The second […]

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Cut Them Some Slack: It’s not the rangers’ fault they have to turn visitors away

The Friday afternoon drizzle that started midway through Pennsylvania turned to a steady rainfall by the time I hit Maryland. Across the Mason-Dixon line and across the Potomac, the rain continued to fall. Autumn should have been in full blaze around me, but the rain dampened the colors the same way it dampened my spirits. […]

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No NPS? No Problem! Fort Tejon State Park Ghost Walk!

The national park closures have turned out to be great for the state park systems. I live in California, and our local news featured several interesting events at our state parks themed for Hallowe’en. California is a big place, and Lebec isn’t exactly in my area, but it is one of the few Civil War […]

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A Sneak Peak at the Upcoming Savas Beatie Author Conclave

by Sarah Keeney Seriously. It all started with a magazine. The IBPA (Independent Book Publishers Association) (https://www.ibpa-online.org/) monthly magazine is a hot item around the Savas Beatie (http://www.savasbeatie.com/) office. Managing Director Ted Savas sneaks it home when we aren’t looking, forcing me to devour the articles online. In short, it’s a wonderful resource for people […]

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Beyond the 150th: Retreat from Gettysburg: Reflections on the Future, Part II

part of an ongoing series Northeast Florida’s skies remain dark and grey, as heavy rains saturate the ground. Although these conditions stifle any attempt to enjoy the outdoors, they make writing an ideal pursuit. In the last installment I closed with a look toward interpretive possibilities as outlined by conference participants. Although it is difficult […]

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