Showing results for "sarah kay bierle"

ECW Podcast: Such a Clash of Arms

We’re closing in on the anniversary of the battle of Antietam, and the Emerging Civil War Podcast has just the thing to get you ready. Kevin Pawlak joins guest host Sarah Kay Bierle for a conversation about his new book, Such a Clash of Arms: The Maryland Campaign of 1862. You can listen on Spotify […]

Read more...

Les Miserables and the American Civil War: An Introduction

Over the next couple of weeks, ECW authors David T. Dixon and Sarah Kay Bierle will be sharing some emerging research that they’ve been working on. What does a novel, a Broadway musical, and European history have to do with the American Civil War? A lot more than you might guess at first glance. Published […]

Read more...

August 2023 ECW Newsletter Is Available!

The August 2023 ECW Newsletter is in your inbox if you’ve subscribed…or you can view it here!  Highlights from the newsletter include: A special announcement from Chris Mackowski Links to all the press release for the 2023 ECW Awards Notes & News from the ECW writers! An exclusive and “paw-sitive” interview with a “famous” battlefield […]

Read more...

Emerging Civil War Hosts Battlefield Tour Fundraiser To Benefit Wreaths Across America

On Sunday, October 1, 2023, from 2-4pm join historians Sarah Kay Bierle and Jon Tracey at New Market Battlefield State Historical Park (New Market, Virginia) for a fundraiser battlefield tour to support Wreaths Across America. The Battle of New Market was fought on May 15, 1864, and the Virginia Military Institute Corps of Cadets took […]

Read more...

ECW Honors Chris Heisey with Upton Award

Emerging Civil War has selected photographer Chris Heisey as the recipient of its 2023 Emory Upton Award. The award is presented to a member of the Emerging Civil War (ECW) community in recognition of outstanding service to ECW. “One of my great pleasures as editor in chief at ECW is when I get to open […]

Read more...

ECW Honors Childress Agency with Stevenson Award

Emerging Civil War (ECW) has selected Childress Agency as the recipient of this year’s Brig. Gen. Thomas Greely Stevenson Award. The Stevenson Award is presented to an individual or organization in recognition of outstanding service to ECW. Childress Agency is a top-rated digital marketing agency located in the Washington, D.C., metro area. With more than […]

Read more...

Symposium Spotlight: 2023 Photos!

This past weekend the 9th Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium took place at Stevenson Ridge in Spotsylvania Virginia. We were thrilled to welcome nearly 180 people to the event! Here are a few of our favorite photos from the weekend: On Friday morning, Kevin Pawlak and Rob Orrison led a battlefield tour at Bristoe Station […]

Read more...

In Memoriam: Meg Groeling

Emerging Civil War is sad to share the news of the death of a treasured member of our community, Meg Groeling. In March 2021, Meg shared with ECW readers that she had been diagnosed with lymphoma. After an initial rough spell, she bounced back. “You don’t beat lymphoma,” she told me. “You live with it, […]

Read more...

Book Review: Toward A More Perfect Union: The Civil War Letters of Frederic and Elizabeth Lockley

Toward A More Perfect Union: The Civil War Letters of Frederic and Elizabeth Lockley. Edited by Charles E. Rankin. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2023. Hardcover, 425 pp. $38.95. Reviewed by Sarah Kay Bierle Hundreds of letter collections exist from Civil War soldiers—published and unpublished. Finding a consistent collection of letters between a soldier husband […]

Read more...