Tag Archives: 2019 Emerging Civil War Symposium

Mapping the Philippi Battlefield

Jon-Erik Gilot did a fantastic job at the 2019 Emerging Civil War Symposium filling in on short notice to give a talk on the battle of Philippi, see the video here. With limited time to produce another map, I’m grateful … Continue reading

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Mapping the Dranesville Battlefield

Ryan Quint’s symposium talk on the battle of Dranesville is now available through C-Span. This topic is one of the reasons I wanted to make modern maps for each presentation. My day job occasionally has me working along the Leesburg … Continue reading

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Mapping the Tullahoma Campaign

As the presentations from this year’s Emerging Civil War Symposium air on C-Span3 I will publish the map I made to accompany each talk. Because our theme this year was “Forgotten Battles” I knew that some of the topics might … Continue reading

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ECW Weekender: Our “Fred-Spot” Favorites

It’s Symposium Weekend! If you’re coming to Stevenson Ridge and staying in the Fredericksburg-Spotsylvania area (lovingly called Fred-Spot) a day or two extra, you might be looking for some historic touring. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite places featured … Continue reading

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ECW Symposium Traffic Alert

If you’re traveling to our Symposium… The Sixth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium is being held in Northern Virginia this coming weekend. Traffic in this area of the I-95 corridor can be EXTREMELY heavy on Friday afternoons/evenings, especially if you are … Continue reading

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Symposium Spotlight: Raffle Time

What does Emerging Civil War do with the money from it’s fundraiser raffle at the Symposium? We support preservation efforts! For the 2019 Symposium, Kristen Pawlak and Sarah Kay Bierle worked together to bring a variety of new and big … Continue reading

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Symposium Spotlight: Forgotten Battlefields, Part 2

This isn’t exactly a battlefield…but it’s a “forgotten” place with military significance and the site of a few skirmishes. Can you name the location? Here are a few clues:

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Symposium Spotlight: We’re Sold Out!

Well folks, we’ve got good news and bad news! The 2019 Emerging Civil War Sympoisum is sold out, and we are starting a waiting list. (We have had some cancellations come through and are doing our best of process those … Continue reading

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Symposium Spotlight: The Schedule

We are pleased to announce our schedule of speakers and events for the 2019 Emerging Civil War Symposium. Please read on to see all of the great presentations we have in store.

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Symposium Spotlight: Forgotten Battlefields, Part 1

Can you name this battlefield? Here are a few clues: Fought on May 9, 1864, in Pulaski County, Virginia. Union General George Crook with ~6,000 vs. Confederate General Albert G. Jenkins with ~2,800 The battle last one hour, but the … Continue reading

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