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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: That Field of Blood

by Dan Vermilya In taking the time to reflect on the Emerging Civil War series and all of its accomplishments over the past decade, I wanted to pen a few words about my entry, That Field of Blood: The Battle … 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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The “Emerging Civil War Series” Series: An Introduction

Emerging Civil War is celebrating our tenth anniversary this year (it’s our party and we can make it last a year if we want to!). We had a great birthday celebration in August at the Symposium. With the super support … Continue reading

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The ECW Series Gets Naval: Prepare for the clash of the ironclads!

The clash of the Monitor vs. the Merrimack—the alliterative “M’s” made for a catchy hook for many of us as kids!—is one of the best-known stories of the Civil War: two iron sea beasts trading explosive blows, battling to a … Continue reading

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The Spring 2014 ECWS Titles: “Thunder in the Harbor”

The last time a Federal government shutdown loomed, it was in early April of 2011, literally on the eve of the 150th anniversary of the first shots fired at Fort Sumter. Park Service officials had expected big crowds for the … Continue reading

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The Spring 2014 ECWS Titles: “Hurricane from the Heavens”

Hurricane from the Heavens: The Battle of Cold Harbor will continue the story of the 1864 Overland Campaign as started by Chris Mackowski and Kristopher D. White in Season of Slaughter: The Battle of Spotsylvania Court House. Slated for a … Continue reading

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