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The Civil War Zoom Boom, part two: The Museum of Civil War Medicine

(part two in a series) Since the pandemic triggered stay-at-home orders and lockdowns, Civil War history has been booming online—particularly interview programs that take advantage of Zoom conferencing technology. In part one of the series, we talked about the significant … Continue reading

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We Are Such Stuff as Dreams: Ellsworth Predicts His Death

Boys, no doubt you felt surprised on hearing my orders to be in readiness at a moment’s notice, but I will explain all as far as I am allowed. Yesterday forenoon, I understood that a movement was to be made … Continue reading

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A Civil War Soldier Reflects on the Comet of 1861

Emerging Civil War welcomes back guest author Jake Wynn “All who saw the comet last night witnessed an unusual celestial phenomenon,” wrote the Hartford Courant on the morning of July 1, 1861. “A comet, exceeding in brilliancy, size, and proximity … Continue reading

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