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What If Stonewall Jackson had not been shot?—The ECW Version

What if Stonewall Jackson had not been shot? Well, for starters, he would have never been taken to Fairfield, the Chandler plantation at Guiney Station. So, he would not have died there on May 10, 1863.

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Happy 10th Birthday, ECW!

On August 18, 2011, at 8:12 p.m., we published the first blog post to launch Emerging Civil War. The idea for our blog came from an evening of brainstorming by Chris Mackowski, Jake Struhelka, and Kris White as they sat … Continue reading

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ECW5: “Not too bad for three idiots sitting on a porch.”

The following article originally appeared in the July 2016 issue of Civil War News and appears with the kind permission of editor Jack Melton. The caretaker’s cottage at the Stonewall Jackson Shrine sits behind a tall row of boxwood that obscures … Continue reading

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The Big Divide: A Travel Guide to Historic and Civil War Sites in the Missouri-Kansas Border Region.

Guest poster Jake Struhelka offers a review of Diane Eickhoff and Aaron Barnhart’s The Big Divide: A Travel Guide to Historic and Civil War Sites in the Missouri-Kansas Border Region. In order to appreciate the unique nature of any region, it … Continue reading

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