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Introduction

INTRODUCTION by Chris Mackowski and Kristopher D. White Commentary  ·  Acknowledgments for the Online Edition Commentary Chris Kolakowski, Chief Historian, Emerging Civil War ECW’s Turning Points of the American Civil War examines several key turning points of the conflict. Fine writing by some great historians explains each turning point while the introductory essays provide some […]

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1860’s Politics: Common Ground? (2nd Edition)

This is a 2nd Edition article. When it was first published, blog readers noticed some historical errors. I removed the pieced, fixed the errors, and now share it again. My sincere apologies for the original mistakes. (Sarah Kay Bierle) In 1860, President-Elect Lincoln received a letter from Alexander H. Stephens. Stephens was a Southerner politician who […]

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Question of the Week: 10/17-10/23/16

Join the fun… Meg Groeling and Sarah Kay Bierle were talking about quote-able lines from movies. So here’s some Civil War pop-culture: What’s your favorite quote-able line from Gone With The Wind?

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ECW Weekender: Skyline Drive in Shenandoah National Park

If a four mile hike isn’t your preferred weekend activity, how about a relaxing drive to see the beauty of the Shenandoah Valley? I visited Shenandoah National Park in August, so obviously I didn’t get to see the autumn colors, but I was told the fall seasonal splendor is especially wonderful. However, whatever season you […]

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ECW Weekender: Maryland Heights Overlook (Harpers Ferry, WV)

With cooler weather and autumn foliage on the way, it might be a good time to break-out your hiking boots, if you like to explore history in the great outdoors. How about a hike to see this view?

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ECW Weekender: Carl’s Frozen Custard

“Have you been to Carl’s yet?” Caroline Davis asked me, as we were waiting for the next presentation to begin. “You know about Carl’s, right?” I nodded. I’d visited the Fredericksburg area on my first East Coast trip, and a family friend had told us about Carl’s Frozen Custard. It was definitely on my list […]

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2016-17 ECW Speakers Bureau Now Available

The 2016-2017 Emerging Civil War Speakers Bureau brochure is now available. You can download it by clicking here or by checking out the “Speakers” tab under out main menu. If your roundtable, historical society, library, or other group is looking for a speaker, wait until you see what we have to offer! We’ve had several folks […]

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Smile and Say “ECW”!

And this wasn’t even all of us…. Our thanks to photographer Emmy Kolbe, who captured this group shot of us on the steps of the Riddick House at the Third Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge last weekend.

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The Future of Civil War History: A Look Ahead and a Recap

In June, we riffed on the topic of “The Future of Civil War History,” inspired by that month’s issue of the journal Civil War History. As part of the series, we promised you a conversation with Civil War Times editor Dana Shoaf. Perhaps you’ve wondered where that is. Mea culpa! Dana and I actually had […]

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