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On Location: Jackson’s HQ Museum

Stonewall Jackson’s Headquarters in Winchester, Virginia, doesn’t reopen for the season until April 1, but passing through town, I couldn’t resist the chance for a quick video On Location. For more information:

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Modern Photography: Battlefield Cannons

During my battlefield trips, I enjoying taking the “classic” cannon photos. Though serene battlefield markers today, these artillery pieces caused fearsome destruction during the Civil War.

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Gazette665’s Second Annual Civil War Conference In Southern California

Are you on the west coast of the United States and looking for a Civil War history event? The 2nd Annual Civil War History Conference hosted by Gazette665 in Temecula, CA, brings historians and researchers together to commemorate events from 1862. Ready to explore what was happening in America 155 years ago? Learn how a locomotive […]

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ECW Weekender: National Cryptologic Museum

Want to look into the shadowy world of code-breaking and national security? Wondering what spies used for codes and code-breaking during the Civil War? A field trip to the National Cryptologic Museum near Fort Meade, Maryland, might be the perfect adventure for you. (And you can go in the wintertime since it’s indoors!) First, let’s […]

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Year In Review: Future Of Civil War History

One of the special blog series we featured June – August 2016 was “The Future of Civil War History.” As we find ourselves looking back to 2016 from the first day of 2017, it seems appropriate to review this series and gain fresh inspiration for learning, teaching, and sharing in the new year. The Future of Civil War […]

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Year In Review: ECW5

At the 2016 Symposium, Emerging Civil War celebrated its 5th Anniversary. It was a weekend of great rejoicing and planning for future. After the members returned home, Chris Mackowski asked us to consider what made ECW special and to share our thoughts in a blog post. The results were a special “anniversary” series called “ECW […]

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Year In Review: 1860’s Politics

To put modern electoral events in a unique perspective, Emerging Civil War hosted a special blog series “1860’s Politics” in October – November 2016. ECW authors and a couple guest writers joined the effort, and the series proved to be enjoyable, educational, and hopefully relieved some election stress. Twenty-five articles addressed political leaders, elections, propaganda, politics of war, […]

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The Year in Review 2016: #5

Pop Culture has always served as a useful and important way for the public to engage with Civil War history. The fall 2015-16 television season saw another high-profile example when PBS broadcast the Civil War hospital drama Mercy Street. Guest author Paige Gibbons Backus, who supervises a Civil War medicine-related historical site in Prince William […]

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The Year in Review 2016: #10

As is our custom here at Emerging Civil War, we’re rounding out the year by counting down our ten most popular posts written during the last twelve months. Because several of us have worked at the Stonewall Jackson Shrine—the building where the Confederate general died—and two of our authors have written a book about the […]

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