Tag Archives: Dan Davis

The Trust’s Teacher Institute 2019: Dan Davis, the Rev War, and the Southern Campaign

Dan Davis, on the stage now at the Trust’s 2019 National Teacher Institute, provides a great overview of the Southern Campaign from the Revolutionary War.

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The American Battlefield Trust’s Teacher Institute 2019

In another couple of hours, the Marriott’s main ballroom will fill with nearly 200 teachers from across the U.S. They’ve assembled here in Raleigh, North Carolina, to participate in the 2019 National Teacher Institute sponsored by the American Battlefield Trust. … Continue reading

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ECW Podcast “Levi Bowen & The 7th Pennsylvania Reserves” Is Now Available

Do you have ancestors who fought in the Civil War? The Civil War gets personal for ECW’s Dan Davis in this week’s podcast as he joins Chris Mackowski to talk about a family ancestor, Levi Bowen of the 7th PA … Continue reading

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Facebook LIVE from Payne’s Farm 155

Today is the 155th anniversary of the battle of Payne’s Farm, the most significant action of the Mine Run Campaign. I had the chance to commemorate the day with the American Battlefield Trust out in the field and on Facebook … Continue reading

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American Battlefield Trust at Chickamauga LIVE

It’s the 150th anniversary of the battle of Chickamauga. Our friends at the American Battlefield Trust are on there, broadcasting through Facebook LIVE. If you haven’t been following along, we encourage you to tune in throughout the day on Thursday. … Continue reading

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The Valley Forge Summer of the American Battlefield Trust

I’m in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, for a few days, for the American Battlefield Trust’s Teachers Institute. Nearly 200 teachers have come here from all across the country, from as far as Huntington Beach, California, and Sturgis, South Dakota. I’ve chatted … Continue reading

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Lee and Guerrilla Warfare

Two days before Lee’s surrender at Appomattox, a council of officers in what was left of the bedraggled Army of Northern Virginia hashed out three possible options for Robert E. Lee to consider. General John Brown Gordon, who was not … Continue reading

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ECW5: Dan Davis

If I had to choose one memory (although there are a bunch I could have gone with) it is the Western Tour that Chris Mackowski and I did last May/June.

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Coming Soon: Out Flew the Sabers!

In Out Flew the Sabers: The Battle of Brandy Station, June 9, 1863?The Opening Engagement of the Gettysburg Campaign, Civil War historians Eric J. Wittenberg and Daniel T. Davis have written the latest entry in Savas Beatie’s critically acclaimed Emerging … Continue reading

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Symposium Takeaway: Dan Davis

We’ve asked our ECW historians to reflect on the symposium and share with us one or two takeaways they came away with. First up: Dan Davis. “Throughout the course of the weekend I had the opportunity to personally interact with … Continue reading

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