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Unpublished: An Introduction

In 1887 when Union veteran John D. Billings published his book Hardtack and Coffee: The Unwritten Story of Army Life, he wrote the following for the dedication: To my comrades of the Army of the Potomac who, it is believed, … Continue reading

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On The March: Introduction

For the 160th Anniversary of the American Civil War, Emerging Civil War has been creating series around historical themes that loosely tie into the anniversary happenings. This spring we are excited to kick off a new series called “On The … Continue reading

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Civil War Forts: An Introduction

It’s the first series of 2022, and we’re taking a journey through the history and sites of Civil War forts! Along the coast lines, rivers, siege lines, outside cities, and at other strategic locations, these outposts were fought over, captured, … Continue reading

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First Experiences Under Fire: An Introduction

As 2021 continues as the 160th Anniversary of the first year of the American Civil War, Emerging Civil War is launching a new blog series to examine a theme subject. “First Experiences Under Fire” will be taking a closer look … Continue reading

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Fallen Leaders: Introduction

This week of the 2021 ECW Symposium we’re starting a new series on the blog and taking inspiration from the event’s theme: Fallen Leaders of the Civil War. Over the next weeks we’ll be sharing accounts of leaders who fell … Continue reading

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Recruiting The Regiment: An Introduction

There’s a new series coming to the Emerging Civil War blog for the 160th Anniversary of the American Civil War. Both north and south spent the spring and early summer months of 1861 recruiting and training volunteer regiments. Recruiting The … Continue reading

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On The Eve of War: An Introduction

What was it like in cities and town or what it it look like at soon-to-be-famous landmarks and sites in 1861 before the first shots were fired at Fort Sumter? Over the next few weeks, the ECW authors will be … Continue reading

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What We’ve Learned: Introduction

In case you haven’t checked the calendar recently, 2020 is nearly finished and 2021 is ready to dawn. For the Civil War history crowd that means the 160th Anniversary of that conflict and all the social, political, and cultural changes … Continue reading

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Home Libraries: An Introduction

We’re kicking off a new blog series this autumn at Emerging Civil War! Have you noticed that many bookshelves have been featured in the backgrounds of Zoom calls this year? Among some cliques, “book shelfies” are also a trending thing … Continue reading

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Ending The War: An Introduction

Emerging Civil War is pleased to announce a new series for April 2020, focusing on history surrounding the ending of the Civil War. We’ll be sharing posts from our large archives and new content from our authors with information about … Continue reading

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