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ECW5: Sarah Kay Bierle

In case you haven’t heard the news…Emerging Civil War is celebrating its 5th Birthday! And there’s been a request to share some thoughts for the occasion. I’m still “new” to Emerging Civil War. Not yet a veteran of late-hour debates and long-winded arguments. It was awesome to attend the 2016 Symposium and get to meet the […]

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The Future of Civil War History: Sarah Kay Bierle

“Write from the heart,” the experts say. Many thoughts come to my mind as I ponder the question “What do YOU think the future of Civil War History will be?” Regularly, excitement drives me to the library (or to the “dangerous action” of buying books), well-written articles thrill me, and my family has been exposed […]

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Sarah Kay Bierle

Managing Editor Sarah Kay Bierle is managing editor for Emerging Civil War. She has a B.A. in History from Thomas Edison State University and is currently working in the American Battlefield Trust’s Education Department. “History, research, and writing are my passion,” she says. “I desire to make history more understandable and accessible to Americans who […]

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ECW Welcomes Sarah Kay Bierle!

Emerging Civil War is pleased to welcome Sarah Kay Bierle as a regular contributor. A self-described “historian, writer, speaker, and living history enthusiast,” Sarah has a BA in History from Thomas Edison State College. Sarah enjoys sharing her love of history with audiences of all ages through interactive presentations and good writing. “History, research, and […]

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ECW on C-SPAN: Bierle on Pelham

If you missed Sarah Kay Bierle on C-SPAN this weekend, you can still catch her online. Sarah presented a talk on Confederate artillerist John Pelham at last summer’s “Fallen Leaders” ECW Symposium. It ran this past weekend on C-SPAN 2 and can now be seen on C-SPAN’s website: https://www.c-span.org/video/?513972-3/fallen-leaders-confederate-officer-john-pelham

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ECW on C-SPAN 3: Sarah Bierle on Medical Care in the Valley

C-SPAN 3’s coverage of our recent virtual ECW symposium continues this weekend on American History TV. Sarah Kay Bierle’s talk on medical care in the Shenandoah Valley campaign of 1864 debuts this Saturday night at 6:00 p.m. EDT and re-airs at 4:10 a.m. EDT on C-SPAN 3.

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Symposium Spotlight: Sarah Bierle

Welcome back to another installment of our 2020 Emerging Civil War Symposium Spotlight. This week we feature longtime ECW member and woman of many hats within ECW, Sarah Kay Bierle.

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Book Review: Sleeping with the Ancestors

Sleeping with the Ancestors: How I followed the Footprints of Slavery. By Joseph McGill Jr. and Herb Frazier. New York: Hachette Books, 2023. Hardcover, 337 pp. $29.00. Reviewed by Sarah Kay Bierle There are some books to read slowly and thoughtfully, and this volume is one of them. A blending of historical accounts, personal experience, […]

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The Pull and Fears of Andersonville

“So what do you want to see in south Georgia?” my brother asked as we chatted on the phone over the holidays and started planning a visit for early in this new year. I told him I mostly just wanted to see him and my sister-in-law and hang out with them since it’s been years […]

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