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Symposium Spotlight: Elmer Ellsworth

This week’s Symposium Spotlight previews Meg Groeling’s presentation on Elmer Ellsworth. Find out how he is regarded as a fallen leader at the Seventh Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium this August 7-9, 2020. Prior to his becoming the first conspicuous … Continue reading

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Symposium Spotlight: A.P. Hill

In this week’s Emerging Civil War Symposium Spotlight we welcome Edward Alexander’s look at fallen leader, A.P. Hill. During the chaotic aftermath of the Sixth Corps breakthrough attack outside Petersburg, Virginia, on April 2, 1865, Corporal John Mauk fired at … Continue reading

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Symposium Spotlight: Dave Powell

On today’s Symposium Spotlight we would like to introduce you to the authority on the battle of Chickamauga and numerous other Civil War topics. If you have not read one of this historian’s works or seen one of his presentations, … Continue reading

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2020 ECW Symposium Full Line-Up Announced

Welcome back to the first installment of our Symposium Spotlight series for the 2020 Emerging Civil War Symposium. Several weeks ago we announced our theme, “Fallen Leaders of the Civil War,” along with our keynote speaker, Gordon Rhea. Historian Rhea … Continue reading

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Symposium Spotlight: Secessionville

Welcome back to another installment of our 2019 Emerging Civil War Symposium Spotlight. This week, Dan Welch previews his talk on the forgotten 1862 battle of Secessionville. Why has it been forgotten? What lessons came out of the engagements for … Continue reading

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Symposium Spotlight: “‘So Doth History Repeat Itself’: The Battle of Williamsburg”

In this installment of our 2019 Emerging Civil War Symposium Spotlight we feature Drew Gruber. Drew will be presenting on the oft forgotten battle of Williamsburg. Don’t forget to register for the 2019 Emerging Civil War Symposium today! Click here to go to … Continue reading

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Symposium Spotlight: Forgotten Confederate Victory in a Forgotten Confederate State

In this installment of our 2019 Emerging Civil War Symposium Spotlight we feature longtime ECW member and ERW co-founder Phillip Greenwalt. Phill will be taking us through the much overlooked battle of Olustee this August. We can’t wait to hear … Continue reading

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Symposium Spotlight: New Market Campaign

Welcome back to another entry in our continuing Symposium Spotlight series. Over the last several weeks our presenters have shared some of their research, themes, and insight into the “Forgotten Battles of the American Civil War” that they will be … Continue reading

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Symposium Spotlight: Tullahoma Campaign

In this week’s edition of our 2019 Emerging Civil War Symposium Spotlight we feature longtime ECW member and ECW Chief Historian, Chris Kolakowski. Chris shares with us some of his prior thoughts on a Forgotten Campaign that he has spent … Continue reading

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Symposium Spotlight: Western Virginia, 1861

In this week’s Emerging Civil War Symposium Spotlight we welcome back Dr. James Broomall. For the 2019 Symposium, Dr. Broomall will be joining our amazing lineup of speakers and presenters, sharing his passion and knowledge of yet another forgotten battle … Continue reading

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