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Emerging Civil War Podcast: Black Civil War Surgeons

The latest episode of the Emerging Civil War Podcast is available. Jill Newmark joins the program to talk about her latest book in the “Engaging the Civil War” Series, Without Concealment, Without Compromise: The Courageous Lives of Black Civil War Surgeons. You can listen here: “Engaging the Civil War” is published by Southern Illinois University Press […]

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Symposium Spotlight: 2023 TENTATIVE Schedule

We’re excited to share the tentative schedule for the 2023 Symposium weekend. Please note that times and details may be subject to minor changes. If there are any changes, we will update the schedule on our Symposium event page and encourage you to refer to that listing as the weekend gets closer. If you’re registered […]

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Civil War Surprises: Conclusion

On the anniversary of one of the greatest surprise attacks of the American Civil War (the Flank Attack at Chancellorsville), we’re wrapping up the Civil War Surprises series. Here are quick links to all the posts in the series in case you missed any or want to reference the entire collection. Thank you to all […]

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Civil War Surprises: Dropping In On General Grant

I have recently been reading through the manuscript of sculptor James E. Kelly’s memoirs, which have never been published in their entirety. [1] They contain more than a few surprises, though one came to mind immediately when ECW’s Sarah Kay Bierle asked if I could contribute a story to this series. The passage is taken […]

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ECW’s April 2023 Newsletter Now Available

Emerging Civil War’s April 2023 newsletter hit the email today. Did you get your copy? In this issue: Chris Mackowski visits Shakespeare John Brown visits Harpers Ferry Civil War News visits Civil War Monuments and Memory Brian Matthew Jordan, Sarah Kay Bierle, Tim Talbott, and Jon Tracey visit the McCormick Civil War Institute at Shenandoah […]

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Symposium Spotlight: Chancellorsville—”From the place of blood and wrath his soul changed”

Welcome back to our spotlight series, highlighting speakers and topics for our upcoming symposium. Over the coming weeks, we will continue to feature previews of our speaker’s presentations for the 2023 Emerging Civil War Symposium. This week we feature Sarah Kay Bierle’s topic. The battle of Chancellorsville—fought May 1-6, 1863—is often considered Lee’s greatest battlefield […]

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2023 Women’s History Month Chat, Part 2

Earlier this month, JoAnna M. McDonald, Sheritta Bitikofer, Meg Groeling, Cecily Nelson Zander, and Sarah Kay Bierle gathered virtually to chat and celebrate Women’s History Month. We took some notes from a few of the discussion topics that were discussed and hope you’ll enjoy Part 1 and Part 2 of the conversation! Topic: Thinking about […]

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2023 Women’s History Month Chat, Part 1

Earlier this month, JoAnna M. McDonald, Sheritta Bitikofer, Meg Groeling, Cecily Nelson Zander, and Sarah Kay Bierle gathered virtually to chat and celebrate Women’s History Month. We took some notes from a few of the discussion topics we discussed and hope you’ll enjoy Part 1 and Part 2 of the conversation! Topic: Let’s highlight a […]

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A Recap of Black History Month 2023 at ECW

Before we get too far away from February, we want to recap our coverage for Black History Month 2023: Feb 10: Brian Swartz wrote about Calvin McRae: “Escaped New Orleans Slave Made a Good Maine Soldier” Feb. 13: Sarah Kay Bierle wrote about James H. Foster: “I Wanted To Be Free” Feb. 25-27: Tim Talbott […]

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