Tag Archives: Dan Welch

A “Pop-Up” Conversation with Kevin Pawlak

Last week, we spent some time talking with ECW historian Dan Welch about the upcoming Pop-Up Tour he’ll be co-leading at Antietam on Saturday, May 26. Today, we talk with Dan’s partner in crime, Kevin Pawlak, who’s a licensed battlefield … Continue reading

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Reminder: First ECW Pop-Up Tour

We are just weeks away from the first ever ECW Pop-Up Tour at Antietam. On May 26, Kevin Pawlak and Dan Welch will trace the fighting of George Hartsuff’s brigade in the famous Cornfield. No other First Corps brigade sustained … Continue reading

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Symposium Spotlight: Dan Welch

August 27, 1862—the day Stonewall resorted to rocks. Jackson had resolved to bring the “miscreant Pope” to battle, and it was with this resolve that Jackson made one of the great defensive stands of the American Civil War. At the … Continue reading

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Join three ECW contributors this weekend for a panel of young historians

The last time the Civil War earnestly visited the small Loudoun County town of Unison was Sunday, November 2, 1862.  Local parishioners came together as they had many previous Sundays at Unison’s 1832 Methodist Church. With the service underway, a … Continue reading

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ECW Honors the Mahoning Valley (OH) Civil War Roundtable

As part of our fifth anniversary, Emerging Civil War is pleased to inaugurate a new Roundtable of the Year Award. The first recipient of this award is the Mahoning Valley Civil War Roundtable in Boardman, Ohio. “The folks with the … Continue reading

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Gettysburg: How Did They Get Here?

As I sit to compose this post, the importance of this day to Gettysburg history is not lost on me. My fingers quickly produce a cadenced clicking on the keys below them. My view beyond the screen of my laptop … Continue reading

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The Last Road North

The Last Road North was a long one. The latest book in the Emerging Civil War Series appeared on my porch this week: The Last Road North: A Guide to the Gettysburg Campaign, 1863 by Rob Orrison and Dan Welch. … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: The Last Road North

The Emerging Civil War Series follows Robert E. Lee’s last road north this spring. The Last Road North: A Guide to the Gettysburg Campaign resembles our popular tour book No Turning Back: A Guide to the Overland Campaign (Savas Beatie, 2014). … Continue reading

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In Memory of Harry Pfanz

The Civil War community lost a giant late last month. Harry Pfanz, former chief historian for Gettysburg National Military Park, passed away on January 27 after a long illness. He was 93. (Read his obituary in The Gettysburg Times.) Few … Continue reading

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Emerging Civil War Welcomes Dan Welch

Emerging Civil War is pleased to announce the addition of Daniel Welch to our line-up of regular contributors. You’ve probably been following Dan’s posts on the letters of surgeon William Child, writing home during the last months of 1864 and … Continue reading

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