Tag Archives: Doug Crenshaw

ECW Podcast: Tale of Two Stonewalls

It was the best of Jackson; it was the worst of Jackson. The Stonewall of the Valley Campaign was not the Stonewall of the Seven Days. Sarah Kay Bierle, Doug Crenshaw, and Chris Mackowski talk about the tale of two … Continue reading

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The “Emerging Civil War Series” Series: Embattled Capital

Today, we’ll hear from both co-authors, Doug Crenshaw and Bert Dunkerly…. Doug Crenshaw Bert Dunkerly had been working on this book for some time when he approached me and asked if I’d like to contribute. Of course I said “yes!” … Continue reading

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The “Emerging Civil War Series” Series: Richmond Shall Not Be Given Up!

It’s a story familiar to many of us. An uncle took me to a battlefield when I was six, and I was hooked—only it wasn’t Gettysburg! It was Cold Harbor and the fields of the Seven Days battles. Every year … Continue reading

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ECW on C-SPAN: Crenshaw and Dunkerly on Joe Johnston

C-SPAN’s coverage of the Seventh Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge continues this weekend. On Saturday, C-SPAN 2 will feature a talk about the fall of Joseph E. Johnston offered as a double-team by historians Doug Crenshaw and … Continue reading

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ECW on C-SPAN 3: Steward Henderson

The next talk from the spring ECW virtual symposium appears this weekend on C-SPAN 3’s “American History TV.” Steward Henderson talks about the United States Colored Troops. Steward’s talk first airs Saturday night at 6:00 p.m. EDT and re-airs Sunday … Continue reading

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ECW on C-SPAN 3: Doug Crenshaw on the Battle of Fort Harrison

ECW returns to C-SPAN 3’s “American History TV” this weekend with another selection from our most recent “virtual symposium.” Doug Crenshaw’s talk about the battle of Fort Harrison will debut at 6 p.m. EDT and re-air Sunday morning at 4 … 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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Free ECW Podcast: Richmond – The Embattled Capital

Visit the Confederacy’s “Embattled Capital” with authors Bert Dunkerly and Doug Crenshaw as they talk about their new guidebook to Richmond in the Civil War. Listen for free here on ECW Patreon!  

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New Book in the Emerging Civil War Series Now Available: Embattled Capital: A Guide to Richmond in the Civil War

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The “Absolutely Incomparable” Land at the Intersection of Gaines’s Mill and Cold Harbor

One of the most fascinating parts of Richmond National Battlefield is that the 1862 battlefield of Gaines’s Mill sits perpendicular to the 1864 battle of Cold Harbor—on the same ground. This week, the American Battlefield Trust announced a campaign to … Continue reading

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