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Upcoming Presentations: Nov.–Dec. 2023

November: 1: Derek Maxfield, “Man of Fire,” Inland Empire CWRT (virtual) 2: Bert Dunkerly, “Civil War Railroads” Petersburg (VA) Civil War Round Table 4: Chris Mackowski, “The Great Battle Never Fought: Mine Run,” Friends of Wilderness Battlefield Annual Dinner, Lake of the Woods, VA 7: Dwight Hughes, “The Naval Civil War in Theaters Near and Far,” […]

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Bristoe Station 160th Anniversary Recap

If you missed last weekend’s Bristoe Station 160th anniversary, don’t worry–we have you covered! Our own Dan Davis, Chris Mackowski, and Kevin Pawlak made a series of videos for the American Battlefield Trust to commemorate the anniversary. Kevin is the site manager at Bristoe Station Battlefield Heritage Park, which is operated by Prince William County, […]

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New Video – Looking at “Gettysburg”: The Movie’s 30th Anniversary

Sarah Kay Bierle, Frank Jastrzembski, Dan Welch, Brian Swartz, and Tom McMillan discuss the movie “Gettysburg” and that film’s 30th anniversary. They’ll chat about favorite moments, essays about the movie in the Emerging Civil War books, historical challenges, and the legacy of the movie! Here are links to the books mentioned in the video: The […]

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The First Time I Watched The Movie “Gettysburg”

This weekend in the town of Gettysburg, the Gettysburg movie fan club assembles to celebrate the film’s 30th anniversary! Free events and ticketed events crowd the calendar for many local museums, and many of the actors will be in town or perhaps even on the battlefield as part of the cast reunion and film festival […]

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Battlefield Tour, Radio Program, and Upcoming Virtual History Program for Wreaths Across America

Exciting and grateful update…as of Wednesday morning, we are donating just over $1700 to Wreaths Across America which will be 101 wreaths placed in Winchester National Cemetery this December. Thank you so much for the support of this fundraiser and project. This year Emerging Civil War has offered a battlefield tour at New Market and […]

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Upcoming Presentations: Oct.–Nov. 2023

October: 1: Derek Maxfield, “Man of Fire,” Town of West Sparta, West Sparta, NY 1: Sarah Kay Bierle and Jon Tracey, Battlefield Tour at New Market, New Market, VA (tickets available) 5: Brian Swartz, Passing Through the Fire: Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain and the Civil War, New England Civil War Museum, Rockville, CT. 6: Chris Mackowski, “The ANV’s […]

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Book Review: One More War to Fight: Union Veterans’ Battle for Equality through Reconstruction, Jim Crow, and the Lost Cause

One More War to Fight: Union Veterans’ Battle for Equality through Reconstruction, Jim Crow, and the Lost Cause. By Stephen A. Goldman. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2023. Hardcover, 439pp. $29.95 Reviewed by Sarah Kay Bierle. It is easy to wish for definitive starts and finishes in the timelines of history, but rarely did the past’s […]

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ECW Podcast Now Available: Wreaths Across America

Once again this year, Emerging Civil War is supporting the efforts of Wreaths Across America at Winchester National Cemetery. In a bonus episode of the Emerging Civil War Podcast, Chris Mackowski talks with Sarah Kay Bierle, who is leading the charge (along with Jon Tracey). Find out about a special in-person battlefield tour at New […]

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Wreaths, Winchester, and an Upcoming Battlefield Tour—All Discussed in a New Video!

Chris Mackowski and Sarah Kay Bierle chat about Wreaths Across America, Winchester National Cemetery, and New Market Battlefield in this new video. It’s part of Emerging Civil War’s fundraising efforts to help place more wreaths on Civil War soldiers’ graves this coming December. We invite you to come out to New Market, Virginia, on Sunday, […]

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