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I came across this 1860 political cartoon recently while reading a story at CNN.com about the nastiest elections in U.S. history:
As someone who loves the politics of the Civil War just as much as the battles, I have learned a few things that I would like to share as we begin our series of posts about the presidential elections of … Continue reading
Emerging Civil War welcomes back guest author, Roger Futrell The Appomattox Court House paroles which General Ulysses S. Grant issued to Robert E. Lee’s surrendered Army of Northern Virginia, in April 1865, symbolized President Lincoln’s desire to unify the Nation. … Continue reading
Sometimes things just fall into our laps, and sometimes we have to break down walls just for the chance to be turned away. This opportunity is one of the former, and a beautiful opportunity it is!
The Civil War was an intense international concern from the beginning. The neutrality—or lack thereof—by foreign powers was a decisive element in a conflict that might have spread beyond American shores. Both sides warred on enemy commerce; both American navies … Continue reading
Many of our writers at ECW are also fathers. Our love and support goes out to them today (and every day) as they toil to tell the stories of other fathers, other children, other times.
The history of the Civil War is filled with larger-than-life figures who for four years were at the center of the great national drama. Their fight has filled thousands of books, and will, without a doubt, fill thousands more, but … Continue reading