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The First Day at Chancellorsville Battlefield

Fighting at Chancellorsville opened on the morning of May 1, 1863, along the Orange Turnpike and the Orange Plank Road. Today, the property where fighting took place along the turnpike—now Route 3—is preserved thanks to the efforts of the Civil … Continue reading

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Hello from Chancellorsville

I’m at the first day’s battlefield at Chancellorsville this morning. I’m getting prepped for our two-day line up of Facebook LIVE events with the Civil War Trust, which start tomorrow. You can follow along on ECW’s Facebook page or the … Continue reading

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A Conversation with Hallowed Ground‘s Mary Koik (part one)

(part one of a four-part series) For Women’s History Month this year, ECW Editor-in-Chief Chris Mackowski interviewed several women who work in the field of Civil War public history. This week, we share Chris’s conversation with Mary Koik, editor of … Continue reading

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