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Civil War Medicine: Conclusion

Thank you for reading along with our recent series about Civil War medicine. Here’s the summary of the blog series, and we’re extending a “thank you” to all the authors who wrote about the topic over the last few weeks. Civil War Medicine: Introduction Civil War Medicine: Sound Medical Advice…Or Not (Sheritta Bitikofer)

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Tonight – Fundraiser for Wreaths Across America

It’s tonight! If you’ve donated, thank you! And please check your inbox for the link for tonight’s virtual program. We’ve sent the link a couple times already and will send it one more time this afternoon. (If you are not able to watch the program live… We are planning to record the presentation and will […]

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“Always willing to bear his part of the danger and hardship of his fellow soldiers”: A Story from Winchester National Cemetery

This year, Emerging Civil War is helping to support Wreaths Across America at Winchester National Cemetery through a fundraiser. We are only one week away from an evening virtual program about the cemetery. To whet your appetite for history and showcase the work ECW editors have done preparing for this program, today we are sharing […]

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ECW Podcast: Wreaths Across America

Wreaths Across America is one of America’s most poignant holiday events. This year, Emerging Civil War is helping support efforts at Winchester National Cemetery. Sarah Kay Bierle and her mom, Susan Bierle, talk about the project and a special event sponsored by ECW to support it. Listen for free here on our website or by […]

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Of Monuments & Winchester National Cemetery

From the research desk! I’ve been getting ready for Emerging Civil War’s fundraiser for Wreath Across America, and this past week some of my favorite sources are the commemorative books published after several Union veterans touring trips to battlefields in the decades after the Civil War. The group known as “Sheridan’s Veterans” planned and conducted […]

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August 2022 Newsletter Available!

Yes, it’s September, but did you get your August 2022 ECW Newsletter earlier this week, before the calendar flipped months? We had a lot of news last month. If you missed the newsletter, you missed:

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From Chicory to Cigar Stumps: Confederate Coffee Alternatives in the Civil War

In just about any firsthand account of the Civil War, it’s striking how heavily coffee features in the day to day lives of soldiers. Like many of us today, both Union and Confederate troops found coffee to be absolutely essential as a stimulant, a source of warmth and comfort, and a ritual to congregate around. […]

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Emerging Civil War Hosts Fundraiser for Wreaths Across America

Press Release – August 31, 2022 Every December across the United States, crowds gather quietly in national cemeteries to remember and honor the service and sacrifices by placing evergreen wreaths on the gravestones and saying the names etched there. Winchester National Cemetery in the northern part of Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley takes part in this ceremony. […]

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Week In Review: August 21-28, 2022

Lots of new research and “emerging” discussion on the Emerging Civil War blog this week, and here’s the week in review! Sunday, August 21: In the evening, Chris Mackowski posted a “Halleckism” — words from General Henry Halleck.

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