Tag Archives: Antietam

The Lego Battle of Antietam

Kris White passed this along to me the other day and it was too good not to share: The battle of Antietam in Lego form.

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Saving History Saturday: Preservation Projects

This month Saving History Saturday is looking at some current battlefield preservation projects. The American Battlefield Trust (ABT) has several preservation projects ongoing. One of the most recent ones is to preserve 128 acres at Antietam and Shepherdstown. This consists … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Civil War in Maryland Reconsidered

Reviewed by Zachery A. Fry Among the more common images in Civil War political history is that of Maryland being held in the Union at the point of the bayonet. That traditional view—Maryland loyalty enforced by cold steel—highlights a military … Continue reading

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BookChat: James Longstreet and the American Civil War by Harold Knudsen

It’s the 159th anniversary of the battle of Chickamauga—a good showing by Jimmy Longstreet, so a good day to talk a little about a new book by Harold M. Knudsen, James Longstreet and the American Civil War: The Confederate General … Continue reading

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Antietam on the ECW YouTube Page

If you didn’t get enough of a fix for yesterday’s anniversary of the battle of Antietam, don’t forget the Emerging Civil War YouTube page has some great content that might help you scratch your itch. If you check out our … Continue reading

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Remembering 9/11 and the Lessons of Antietam, 2022

As I have explained in years past, the events of 9/17/1862 and 9/11/2001 remain inextricably linked for me. Both involved tremendous loss of life, and both left catastrophic scars on the American psyche. Both left us vowing to “Never Forget!” … Continue reading

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Fighting in Slippers: Longstreet at Antietam

In September 1862, Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee led the Army of Northern Virginia across the Potomac River and into Maryland for the first time. It was an effort to capitalize on a summer of stunning Confederate successes in the … Continue reading

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ECW Podcast: Politics and Leadership Between Second Manassas and Antietam

Historians Kevin Pawlak, Dan Welch, and Chris Mackowski talk about the period between the battles of Second Manassas and Antietam: John Pope, Fitz John Porter, and Politics A-Plenty! Listen for free here on our website or by using Spotify or Apple Podcasts. Please … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: 9/12-9/18/22

In your opinion, what are the turning point moments of the Antietam campaign and battle?

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Saving History Saturday: American Battlefield Trust Battlefield Restoration Projects

The American Battlefield Trust is currently fundraising to do building demolition and land restoration. To return the land to its wartime appearance, on three battlefields. At Fredericksburg, the Trust is needing to take down five modern houses on land at … Continue reading

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