Tag Archives: Gettysburg Cyclorama

In the Round: The Gettysburg Cyclorama

Today we are pleased to welcome back guest author, Michael Aubrecht. Additional posts about the Cyclorama are also available in our archive. ECW Correspondent Liam McGurl visited the Cyclorama in November, 2016. In July, 2015, Chris Mackowski reviewed The Gettysburg Cyclorama: The … Continue reading

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A Visit to the Gettysburg Cyclorama

I’d seen the Gettysburg Cyclorama once before — while in high school and on my way to Washington, D.C.—but had virtually no appreciation for the events it displays. Suppressed by a senior trip agenda, my last stop in Gettysburg was … Continue reading

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The Future of Civil War History: Jim Broomall (part one)

part one of a four-part interview What’s the future of Civil War history? That’s the question very much on the mind of Dr. James Broomall these days. Broomall—or “Jim,” as we call him around here at ECW—is the director of … Continue reading

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ECW Weekender: “The Aftermath of War” at Liberty University

Civil War buffs in (and traveling to) the Lynchburg, Virginia, area get a treat in April when Liberty University’s Department of History presents “Civil War Seminar 2016: The Aftermath of War.” The event will be held April 8-9 in the … Continue reading

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Review: The Gettysburg Cyclorama

Having worked so much at the Wilderness, I don’t buy into that whole “Gettysburg as the turning point of the Civil War” nonsense. Aside from that premise, though, there’s little negative to say about Chris Brenneman and Sue Boardman’s stunning … Continue reading

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The Lost Tower Rising

We’re pleased today to welcome guest author William B. Styple to Emerging Civil War. Styple is the author of a number of must-have Civil War books too numerous to mention here (but if you don’t have them, go visit his website … Continue reading

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Drawing the War, Part 6: Paul Philippoteaux

Part six in a series. The original inspiration for this series of articles was a piece Chris Mackowski wrote earlier for ECW about his daughter and a picture by nineteenth century artist Paul Philippoteaux. The article made me think, again, about how … Continue reading

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