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2022 Symposium Recap

We had a wonderful 2022 Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge this past weekend. “You all nailed it,” one of our attendees said on a feedback form. “Can’t wait for next year.” More than one person said “Best Symposium … Continue reading

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What If there were What-Ifs on ECW’s YouTube page?

Keeping in the spirit of our What-If weekend for the Eighth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge, we’re rolling out a fantastic line-up of historians on the ECW YouTube page over the next few days to talk about … Continue reading

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Symposium Spotlight: Traffic Alert!

If you’re traveling to our Symposium… The Eighth 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 traveling in from … Continue reading

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Symposium Spotlight: Book Sales and ECW Swag at the Symposium

One thing the symposium is never short on is books. Whether it’s the latest offerings from our cadre of ECW historians or a treasure from our used book sale, you’re sure to leave Stevenson Ridge with several new volumes for … Continue reading

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Symposium Spotlight: 2022 Raffle!

It’s safe to say that the raffle at the ECW Symposium has become a tradition! This year we’re working on some delicious gift baskets, unique book bundles, great touring opportunities, and more. As in the past, you’ll be able to … Continue reading

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Symposium Spotlight: Zachery A. Fry Rounds Out Symposium Lineup

Emerging Civil War has a deep well of talent. When historian Sean Chick had an unavoidable scheduling conflict, we didn’t have to look far to take his place in our upcoming symposium lineup. While we’ll miss Sean, we’re thrilled to … Continue reading

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Alas, No C-SPAN at the Symposium

Some unfortunate news from C-SPAN today. Unfortunately, they aren’t able to send a crew to cover the ECW Symposium at Stevenson Ridge. If you’re staying home from the Symposium this year because you figure you’ll catch the sessions on C-SPAN—whoops! … Continue reading

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Symposium Spotlight: Great “What Ifs” Interview

Interested in knowing more about our particular approach to “What Ifs”? In April, Brian Matthew Jordan and Chris Mackowski sat down with the Civil War Roundtable Congress for a talk about the latest ECW book Great What Ifs of the … Continue reading

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Symposium Spotlight: 2022 Symposium Schedule Release!

We are thrilled to announce the schedule for our upcoming Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge! We have put together a slate of outstanding historians, panel discussions, and a battlefield tour. We will have a dozen historians on-hand signing … Continue reading

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What If More People Pondered “What If”?

For a community of people who pride themselves on loving to learn new things, I’m often surprised by the number of folks who have inherent prejudices against “What if” questions. I understand that a lot of people who ask “What … Continue reading

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