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“New Orleans gone and with it the Confederacy” – The Fall of New Orleans

ECW welcomes back guest author Patrick Kelly-Fischer The signposts of my mental outline of the Civil War have always been major land battles – Shiloh, Antietam, Gettysburg, Vicksburg. The histories we grew up on are framed around these titanic battles. They’re … Continue reading

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The “Emerging Civil War Series” Series: A Mortal Blow to the Confederacy

by Mark Bielski In studying the Fall of New Orleans, I was looking forward to researching the intricacies of the campaign, the characters on either side, leadership, decision making and what led to the end result. Additionally, geography and topography … Continue reading

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