Tag Archives: Joe Owen

ECW BookChat: A Fine Introduction to Battle by Joe Owen

I was pleased to spend some time recently with a new boom by Joseph Owen, A Fine Introduction to Battle: Hood’s Texas Brigade at the Battle of Eltham’s Landing, May 7, 1862, published by Fox Run Publishing (find out more … Continue reading

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Review: Texans at Antietam

Fewer stories of the Civil War are more renowned than that of the fight for Miller’s cornfield at Antietam. It’s one of those locations that has been forever endowed with capital letters because of the intensity of combat there: The … Continue reading

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War Chicken Redux: The War Horse War Chicken

ECW is pleased to welcome back historian Joe Owen, co-author (with Randy Drais) of Texans at Gettysburg: Blood and Glory with Hood’s Texas Brigade. Every one in a while, I find a humorous story about the soldiers of Hood’s Texas … Continue reading

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Review: “Texans at Gettysburg” by Joe Owen and Randy Drais

In an army full of storied units, the Texas Brigade certainly stands among the tallest. Their hard work during the Seven Days set a tone they carried with them like the Lone Star through the rest of the war. Their … Continue reading

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Confederate Culture Wars: Joe Owen

This week, ECW historians are offering their thoughts and reactions to recent events related to Confederate memory. We’re pleased to welcome author Joe Owen. Has the South finally lost the Civil War? My answer is that the South lost the … Continue reading

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