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Symposium Spotlight: Dan Welch

Dan Welch at the grave of Rufus Dawes, 6th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Welcome back to another installment of our 2021 Emerging Civil War Spotlight series: Each week we have introduced you to another of our outstanding speakers that will be … Continue reading

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What If?—Coming Soon!

Who among us has not, in the course of his or her Civil War adventures, wondered, “What if…?” It’s a favorite angle of conversation among armchair generals: grab a beer, light up a cigar, and refight the war! I’ve spent … Continue reading

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ECW on C-SPAN 3: Paige Gibbons Backus

ECW returns to C-SPAN 3’s “American History TV” this weekend. The Paige Gibbons Backus’s talk from our 2020 virtual symposium, “A Fight for Life or Death: The Carnage Found in the Medical Field During the Civil War,” debuts on Saturday … Continue reading

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Antietam at ECW’s YouTube Page

Emerging Civil War has a fantastic collection of Antietam-related content on our YouTube page, including two new Antietam-related videos added this week. First, there’s a four-way conversation between historians Kevin Pawlak, Dan Vermilya, Kris White, and Chris Mackowski that gets … Continue reading

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Virtual Symposium 2020: The Forgotten Flank at Gettysburg

Today, we’re pleased to share Dan Welch’s talk from the 2020 ECW Virtual Symposium. Dan, who spends his summer as a battlefield interpreter for Gettysburg National Military Park, gave a talk about the fighting at Culp’s Hill: “‘Where all so well … Continue reading

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ECW on C-SPAN: Secessionville

“American History TV” on C-SPAN 3 continues its coverage of the Sixth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge this weekend. Dan Welch spoke about the “forgotten battle” of Secessionville. His talk debuts this weekend at 6 p.m. ET … Continue reading

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ECW Podcast “A Chat with Brian Steel Wills” is now available

Emerging Civil War’s Dan Welch goes on location to speak with historian and author Brian Steel Wills in the newest episode of the podcast! Catch the conversation and enjoy…

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Do We Still Care: The Civil War in a Changing America

Does the Civil War still matter to America in 2019? That’s the question Civil War Times asks in its latest issue, hitting mailboxes this week. Emerging Civil War is pleased to partner with Civil War Times to extend the conversation … Continue reading

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ECW Podcast “Favorite Sites at Gettysburg” Is Now Available

Emerging Civil War’s Dan Welch is back in Gettysburg for the summer. He and podcast co-host Chris Mackowski talk about some of Dan’s favorite places to visit on the battlefield. We’re sure this episode will get your ready for a … Continue reading

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ECW Podcast “Call Out The Cadets” Is Now Available

Chris Mackowski and Dan Welch get ready to “Call Out the Cadets” from the Virginia Military Institute with Sarah Kay Bierle. They’ll discuss her new book for the Emerging Civil War Series and the history of the battle of New … Continue reading

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