Tag Archives: Chris Kolakowski

Time to Talk (Civil War) Books: A Conversation with Marc Ramsey—part four

Part four of five In yesterday’s segment of my interview with bookseller Marc Ramsey of Owens & Ramsey Booksellers, he mentioned a recent book panel he served on where he doled out his best-book recommendations for 2016. But now, he said, … Continue reading

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Symposium Spotlight: Chris Kolakowski

The Fourth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge will focus on “Great Defenses of the Civil War” this year. Presenter Chris Kolakowski contends that the Army of the Cumberland’s defense at Stones River ranks among the turning-point events … Continue reading

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ECW Digital Shorts – The Union’s Great Crisis

This fall Emerging Civil War rolled out a soft release of three titles to kick off a new series called the Digital Shorts. These essays consist of extended blog posts, transcribed presentations, and “deleted scenes”–i.e., submissions that while well-written were … Continue reading

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The Year in Review 2016: #6

Chris Kolakowski’s “Civil War Echoes” posts remain among one of our most popular features here at ECW. By day, Chris keeps his feet firmly entrenched in World War II as the executive director of the Douglas MacArthur Memorial in Norfolk, Virginia. … Continue reading

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Symposium Early-Bird Price Extension

We are pleased to announce that we have extended the early-bird ticket pricing for the Fourth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge. You now have until December 31, 2016 to purchase your early-bird tickets for this exciting event. … Continue reading

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ECW 5: Chris Kolakowski

This is my favorite post of those I’ve written: “The Measure of Leaders,” first published on May 25, 2015. It’s combines two of the greater examples of leadership making the difference I’ve ever come across.

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“Many Things More to Be Feared Than Death”

At the Friday evening panel session of the Third Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge, an audience member asked a question that I answered and Chris Kolakowski expanded upon. The topic of the discussion was “Great Attacks of … Continue reading

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Announcing the Fourth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge

All of us at Emerging Civil War are proud to announce the speaker lineup for our Fourth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge (August 4-6, 2017). This year’s theme is “Great Defenses of the Civil War.” Our outstanding … Continue reading

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ECW Symposium Tickets

There are only a handful of tickets left for the Third Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge (August 5-7, 2016). Our Keynote Speaker is James Ogden from Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park. Our lineup of speakers also … Continue reading

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Authors Signings at the Emerging Civil War Symposium

We are happy to welcome the following authors to the Third Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge. Authors will be available Friday and Saturday for book signings, sales, and conversations. Edward Alexander: Dawn of Victory: The Breakthrough at … Continue reading

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