Tag Archives: Amelia Kibbe

“Echoes Through Time”: New York State’s Only Civil War Museum

by ECW Correspondent Amelia Kibbe Longtime friends Thomas Place and Steve Teeft sat talking one day about the number of Civil War relics they had each collected over the years. “We both have great collections, but absolutely nobody sees them … Continue reading

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New Edition of Antebellum Novel Explores Race Relations in the North

by ECW Correspondent Amelia Kibbe Megan Walsh first read Frank J. Webb’s The Garies and Their Friends while riding the transportation system in downtown Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the setting for Webb’s 1857 work. As she traveled the streets just blocks away … Continue reading

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McElfresh Maps the Civil War in Watercolor

by ECW Correspondent Amelia Kibbe Along the east side of North Union Street, one of the busiest streets in the small city of Olean, New York, in the back part of the first floor of an old, six-story building sits … Continue reading

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Rediscovering the Lost Art of Copyediting

by Emerging Civil War Correspondent Amelia Kibbe For Chris Mackowski, Ph.D., editor of the Emerging Civil War book series, everything comes back to credibility. After all, he said, if someone can’t get the little things correct, how can he or … Continue reading

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