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The “Emerging Civil War Series” Series: Afterword

On November 1, we kicked off our “Engaging Civil War Series” Series. It’s been like the 12 Days of Christmas that won’t die: a gift that has kept giving and giving and giving! Well, now it’s time to wrap things … Continue reading

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The “Emerging Civil War Series” Series: Dreams of Victory

Here’s a sneak-peek at an ECWS book set for release in early 2022. It’s heading to the printer now! Beauregard has long been a figure of some interest to me, but it was in writing The Battle of Petersburg, June … Continue reading

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“The Emerging Civil War Series” Series: Grant’s Left Hook

Writing Grant’s Left Hook was unlike anything I had done before or since. It started out as an attempt to update the scholarship and combine the best of what William Glenn Robertson and Herbert M. Schiller had done before in … 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: To the Bitter End

First, I’ll admit I’m an ‘early war’ guy, so delving into the last phase of the was never as appealing to me as the first part of the conflict. I have visited the Bennett Place in North Carolina many times, … Continue reading

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The “Emerging Civil War Series” Series: No Turning Back

From co-author Donald Pfanz When I was a boy, my parents took me on vacations to visit places important in our nation’s history. Later, as I grew older, I began visiting historic sites on my own. There is something special … Continue reading

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Happy 10th Birthday, ECW!

On August 18, 2011, at 8:12 p.m., we published the first blog post to launch Emerging Civil War. The idea for our blog came from an evening of brainstorming by Chris Mackowski, Jake Struhelka, and Kris White as they sat … Continue reading

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