Tag Archives: Civil War News

Favorite Soldier Memoirs

In his self-published book An Epic on “Old Abe,” The War Eagle (The War Eagle Book Association, 1894), S. C. Miles, a veteran of the 8th Wisconsin, extolled the virtue of first-person accounts of the war. Such accounts required “no … Continue reading

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The “Emerging Civil War Series” Series: An Introduction

Emerging Civil War is celebrating our tenth anniversary this year (it’s our party and we can make it last a year if we want to!). We had a great birthday celebration in August at the Symposium. With the super support … Continue reading

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Sharing the Immediacy of History: Gould Hagler

by Hannah Roesch What makes reading, researching, and writing about the Civil War so interesting? Gould Hagler, a writer for the Civil War News, says it’s the immediacy of it all. Hagler, author of Georgia’s Confederate Monuments: In Honor of … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Larry Babits for his Rev War work

Congratulations to Civil War News Editor Lawrence E. Babits for being listed as the author of one of the “Five Best Books on the American Revolution” in the Wall Street Journal recently. The Top-Five list included Larry’s 1998 book A … Continue reading

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ECW Honors Jack Melton of Civil War News with Stevenson Award

Emerging Civil War is pleased to honor Jack Melton with its Brig. Gen. Thomas Greely Stevenson Award for 2020. Melton and his wife, Peggy, own and publish Civil War News, the oldest continuing newspaper for Civil War enthusiasts, and The … Continue reading

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Filling in the Back Issues

I recently helped my university, St. Bonaventure, acquire a huge collection of back issues of Civil War News. “We have a strong interest in public history in Bonaventure’s history program, and Civil War News is an excellent example of that … Continue reading

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Our Thanks to Civil War News

Over the past couple of weeks, we’ve been highlighting some of the work in Civil War News. We’re big fans of the work publisher Jack Melton does each month to keep the Civil War community plugged in to all the … Continue reading

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In the Critic’s Corner: Scholarly Interest in Confederate Nationalism

As part of our series with Civil War News, ECW is pleased to spotlight the work of our very own Steve Davis, a regular (and voluminous) contributor to the paper. Steve also gave us a peek at his work back in April … Continue reading

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Civil War News’ Craig L. Barry

As part of our series with Civil War News, ECW is pleased to welcome Craig L. Barry. “The Unfinished Fight” column runs in Civil War News. A column is not technically a “news article” but it similar to news, specifically … Continue reading

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Civil War News’ Gould Hagler

As part of our series with Civil War News, ECW is pleased to welcome Gould Hagler. In the spring and summer of 2016 I contributed two articles to Civil War News. After the second one Jack Melton called to ascertain … Continue reading

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