Tag Archives: Chris Kolakowski

Mapping the Tullahoma Campaign

As the presentations from this year’s Emerging Civil War Symposium air on C-Span3 I will publish the map I made to accompany each talk. Because our theme this year was “Forgotten Battles” I knew that some of the topics might … Continue reading

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ECW on C-SPAN 3

The first of our segments from the Sixth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge airs this weekend on C-SPAN 3. Our theme was Forgotten Battles, and this week’s forgotten battle comes from central Tennessee. The Tullahoma Campaign, presented … Continue reading

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ECW Podcast “General Douglas MacArthur: Ties To The Civil War” Is Now Available

General Douglas MacArthur referred to himself as the “reunification of Blue & Gray personified.” This week, Emerging Civil War’s Polish brothers, Chris Mackowski and Chris Kolakowski, talk about MacArthur’s many Civil War connections and influences. UPDATE: For a summer surprise, … Continue reading

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Rock Star Egos and the Army of Tennessee’s Most Important Inferiority Complex

I’ve been listening this week to the audiobook version of Greg Mertz’s Attack at Daylight and Whip Them: The Battle of Shiloh (one of my jobs, as series editor, is to listen to and approve all the books before they’re … Continue reading

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ECW Podcast “Forgotten? The Tullahoma Campaign” Is Now Available

It’s the last ECW Podcast of 2018 and a conversation you won’t want to miss! (Don’t worry we’ve got more episodes in the works for 2019!) While everyone remembers Gettysburg and Vicksburg, a lot of people forget Tullahoma, which took … Continue reading

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ECW on C-SPAN: Chris Kolakowski

Look for more great coverage on C-SPAN 3 this weekend from last August’s Fifth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge. This Saturday, at 6:00 p.m., EDT, you can see the debut of Chris Kolakowski’s talk, “Grant Takes Command.” … Continue reading

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ECW Honors D.P. Newton with Public History Service Award

Emerging Civil War has chosen D.P. Newton of the White Oak Civil War Museum in Stafford County, Virginia, as the recipient of its 2018 Award for Service in Civil War Public History. Emerging Civil War’s Award for Service in Civil … Continue reading

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Symposium Spotlight: Grant Takes Command

by ECW Correspondent Sean Lynch While there are various moments that serve as turning points for both the Union and Confederate Armies, no moment had as much magnitude on President Abraham Lincoln’s future in office as Ulysses S. Grant taking … Continue reading

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Symposium Preview: Grant Takes Command

by ECW Correspondent Sean Lynch While there are various moments that serve as turning points for both the Union and Confederate Armies, no moment had as much magnitude on President Abraham Lincoln’s future in office as Ulysses S. Grant taking … Continue reading

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Symposium Spotlight: Christopher Kolakowski

Welcome back to another installment of our 2018 Emerging Civil War Symposium Spotlight. Our final speaker on Saturday, August 4, will be Christopher Kolakowski. He will bridge the divide between battlefield and political turning points of the war as he … Continue reading

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