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Civil War Back to School: Barton Myers and Cecily Zander Nelson

(Part two of a series) We’re looking this week at different ways some of the academic folks working with ECW are adapting to the start of the semester in the age of COVID-19. Today we’ll hear from two folks who’ve … Continue reading

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ECW Welcomes Cecily Zander

Emerging Civil War is pleased to welcome Cecily N. Zander! Cecily is a historian specializing in the Civil War era and the American West. She is currently finishing her dissertation at the Pennsylvania State University. Her dissertation project examines the … Continue reading

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The Second Seminole War as a Civil War Training Ground

In the popular narrative of the coming of the Civil War, the U.S.-Mexico War is often identified as the military crucible through which many of the war’s most famous battlefield leaders first passed—gaining lessons in leadership and combat operations under … Continue reading

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