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Every Civil War enthusiast has a favorite book. Heck, I can name off ten. I thought to myself, “Which book had the greatest impact on stimulating my interest in the American Civil War”?
Did you enjoy the latest episode of the ECW Podcast which released last week? If you haven’t heard it yet, head over to our Patreon page and you’ll be able to subscribe, listen, and download at your convenience. Now, we’re … Continue reading →
Books are a huge part of the culture in the Civil War community. So let’s talk books, this week, on the Emerging Civil War podcast. Ted Savas and Sarah Keeney from Savas Beatie join Chris Mackowski to discuss favorite volumes … Continue reading →
Whether you’re reading on the battlefield, at the beach, or while staying cool at home, summer is great time to pick up a book! What Civil War book[s] are you currently reading?
Through the decades, many historians and history buffs have echoed Thomas Jefferson’s sentiment, “I cannot live without books.” What is the one Civil War book you think is absolutely essential? Hyperbole speaking – the one book you “cannot live without”?
Last week, we asked about your favorite biography of a Union general. And to keep those book reviews and bookshelves balanced – well, you can probably guess this week’s question: In your opinion, what’s the best biography of a Confederate … Continue reading →
In your opinion, what’s the best biography of a Union general? What makes it “the best”?
What Civil War books have you read (or are reading) this summer?
As the sun set on the Gettysburg battlefield on July 3, 1863, although the sound of combat faded into history, a new battle was just beginning. Over the course of the three day engagement, 51,000 men became casualties. That number … Continue reading →
Richard Slotkin. The Long Road to Antietam: How the Civil War Became a Revolution. Liveright Publishing Corporation, 2012. 478 pages, maps, illustrations, notes, bibliography, chronology. ISBN 978-0-87140-411-4. $32.95 Richard Slotkin’s new history on the Antietam Campaign, The Long Road to Antietam, … Continue reading →