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What If there were What-Ifs on ECW’s YouTube page?

Keeping in the spirit of our What-If weekend for the Eighth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge, we’re rolling out a fantastic line-up of historians on the ECW YouTube page over the next few days to talk about … Continue reading

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“I Don’t Like to Engage in What-Ifs, But….”

If I had a nickel for every time I’ve heard someone say, “I don’t like to engage in ‘What-Ifs…’” and then launch themselves into a discussion about a “What If,” I could’ve funded the upcoming ECW Symposium on What Ifs … Continue reading

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A Poor Southern Yarn and the What-Ifs of North Anna

My grandmother always told me, “If you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all.” That’s been some pretty good advice. I’ve learned to often employ strategic silence. While such silence is generally golden, on occasion, it … Continue reading

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Symposium Spotlight: Great “What Ifs” Interview

Interested in knowing more about our particular approach to “What Ifs”? In April, Brian Matthew Jordan and Chris Mackowski sat down with the Civil War Roundtable Congress for a talk about the latest ECW book Great What Ifs of the … Continue reading

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“The Conflict’s Most Intriguing Possibilities”

I knew our new What If book would be popular, but Savas Beatie World Headquarters tells me orders have been pouring in online this past week. I don’t think I’ve ever seen so many exclamation points from Ted Savas in … Continue reading

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Great “What Ifs” of the American Civil War Now Available

The latest ECW book is available, The Great “What Ifs” of the American Civil War, co-edited by Chris Mackowski and Brian Matthew Jordan and published by Savas Beatie (click here for more info). Chris had his first box of books … Continue reading

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