Tag Archives: Brian F. Swartz

The “Emerging Civil War Series” Series: Passing Through the Fire

Writing Joshua Chamberlain’s Bio Involved a Reporter’s Approach  When Chris Mackowski invited me in February 2019 to write a Joshua L. Chamberlain biography for Emerging Civil War Series, I had already worked 33 years as a newspaper reporter and editor, … Continue reading

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Fallen Leaders: Joshua Chamberlain lost “the gleam of white light”

The Civil War killed Joshua L. Chamberlain on Tuesday, February 24, 1914, almost nine years after “the gleam of white light … shed upon my soul” flared into eternity. Since a Confederate bullet punched through his groin from right to … Continue reading

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Growing up a “Brewer boy” like Joshua L Chamberlain

ECW is pleased to welcome back Brian Swartz, author of the new Emerging Civil War Series bio Passing Through the Fire: Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain in the Civil War While growing up in Brewer, Maine, I learned in elementary school about … Continue reading

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Free ECW Podcast: Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain in the Civil War

Brian Swartz talks about his new ECWS biography Passing Through the Fire: Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain in the Civil War in this newest episode of the podcast. Listen for free here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/54260531 To learn more about Brian’s book, click here. 

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