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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: And Now a Word from Our Publisher

The Emerging Civil War Series: The Epitome of Vision and Teamwork by Theodore P. Savas Director, Savas Beatie I need to come clean. I did indeed tell Kris White I was “all in” when he and Chris Mackowski first proposed … Continue reading

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The “Emerging Civil War Series” Series: Endnotes

A reviewer recently lamented about all the hard work it is to turn on his computer, wait for the internet to boot up, type in a web address, and go to the online repository of footnotes/endnotes for ECW books. “This … Continue reading

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The “Emerging Civil War Series” Series: Traces of the Bloody Struggle

In 2014, I was fortunate to marry into a family that owns a nice-sized chunk of the Spotsylvania Courthouse Battlefield. Spotsy had, by that time, come to be my favorite battlefield, so marry into a part of the battlefield was … 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: Man of Fire

Man of Fire: William Tecumseh Sherman in the Civil War is expected out in Spring 2022. Finding Sherman in a Ford  I, of course, never met William Tecumseh Sherman – and yet I know him. This feeling is borne of … Continue reading

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The “Emerging Civil War Series” Series: The Carnage Was Fearful

by Michael Block When I was working as a government contractor, I was “offered” the opportunity—in addition to my other duties and responsibilities—to manage, mentor, and support a small group of our team members, working on one- or two-person contracts … Continue reading

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The “Emerging Civil War Series” Series: Lincoln Comes to Gettysburg

by Brad Gottfried When Linda and I retired in 2017, we decided to move up to the Gettysburg area of Pennsylvania. I became a Gettysburg Licensed Town Guide. I loved (and still do) walking visitors around the streets of Gettysburg, … Continue reading

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The “Emerging Civil War Series” Series: Passing Through the Fire

Writing Joshua Chamberlain’s Bio Involved a Reporter’s Approach  When Chris Mackowski invited me in February 2019 to write a Joshua L. Chamberlain biography for Emerging Civil War Series, I had already worked 33 years as a newspaper reporter and editor, … 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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