Tag Archives: Emerging Civil War Series

How I Got Hooked On New Market: The Story Behind Call Out The Cadets

When I first set foot on the parade field at Virginia Military Institute two days after my fourteenth birthday, I had no idea that one day I would have the privilege to write about the Civil War era cadets who … Continue reading

Posted in Emerging Civil War Series | Tagged , , , | 5 Comments

The ECWS Tournament of Books

It’s tourney time! March Madness is building to a fever pitch, but we’re just getting started at ECW. In conjunction with our colleagues as Savas Beatie, we’re pleased to announce the start of our own tournament. Conveniently, our 31st and … Continue reading

Posted in Emerging Civil War Series | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Let Us Die Like Men Now Available

In the fall of 2013, after finishing up Bushwhacking on a Grand Scale: The Battle of Chickamauga, Lee White asked about working on a second book. He had a lifelong fascination with the battle of Franklin, he told me. While … Continue reading

Posted in Emerging Civil War Series | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion

When it comes to primary resources regarding Civil War medicine, one of the best sources available to researchers is the The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865. The history grew out of what was known as … Continue reading

Posted in Common Soldier, Emerging Civil War, Emerging Civil War Series, Material Culture, Medical, Primary Sources | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Primary Sources: All for the Union and Company Aytch, For Example

When asked about ideas concerning primary sources that might be recommended to ECW readers, it did not take me more than a second to exclaim, “All for the Union!” This book—the Civil War Diary and Letters of Elisha Hunt Rhodes—was … Continue reading

Posted in Common Soldier, Memory, Primary Sources | Tagged , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

2018 Year In Review: New ECW Books

Other highlights of the ECW year include the publication of new titles to add to the Emerging Civil War bookshelf. Let’s give our published authors of 2018 a round of applause and moment of recognition for their dedication research and … Continue reading

Posted in Books & Authors, Year in Review | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Making A (Book) List—And Checking It Twice…

None of these books are naughty, but they’d sure be a nice addition to your Civil War book collection! Do you make lists of the books in your personal library? Sometimes, it’s a good idea to take stock of what’s … Continue reading

Posted in Books & Authors | Tagged , , | 4 Comments

The Great Battle is Here

I am always excited when a box of new books shows up on my back porch. The UPS deliveryman shows up like Santa Claus and drops off the books. Somehow, he manages to do it without making the dog bark. … Continue reading

Posted in Books & Authors, Engaging the Civil War Series | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

The Great Battle and the Ghosting of Meade

I love it when I get to see the new cover designs for books in the Emerging Civil War Series. The covers have become a distinctive part of our overall brand, tying the books together in a visually strong way … Continue reading

Posted in Emerging Civil War Series | Tagged , , , , | 5 Comments

Antietam and the Emerging Civil War Series

While there are, of course, plenty of good books out there about Antietam, we’d be remiss if we didn’t point out that the Emerging Civil War Series added two great Antietam books to the line-up this year, including one that’s … Continue reading

Posted in Emerging Civil War Series | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment