Tag Archives: Jon-Erik Gilot

Wheeling, WV, Receives New Civil War Trails Signs

Last month three new Civil War Trails signs were installed in Wheeling, WV. This effort was the result of a continued partnership between Civil War Trails, Inc., Wheeling Heritage, West Virginia Independence Hall and Visit Wheeling, WV. This is the … Continue reading

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John Brown Sneak Peak

Want a sneak peek at an upcoming title in the Emerging Civil War Series….?

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Year in Review 2020: #1

We’ve done it! We’ve made it all the way to #1! To kick off 2021, we’re going to share with you ECW’s most-read post of 2020. The honors for this year’s most-read post go to Jon-Erik Gilot.

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Mapping the Philippi Battlefield

Jon-Erik Gilot did a fantastic job at the 2019 Emerging Civil War Symposium filling in on short notice to give a talk on the battle of Philippi, see the video here. With limited time to produce another map, I’m grateful … Continue reading

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ECW on C-SPAN 3: Philippi

The “Forgotten Battle” of Philippi comes to the airwaves this weekend, straight from the Sixth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge, courtesy of our good friends at C-SPAN. Jon-Erik Gilot’s “Battle of Philippi” talk debuts on C-SPAN 3 … Continue reading

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Primary Sources: Local Newspapers

My first foray into Civil War newspapers came almost twenty years ago while researching Camp Anderson, an early war training camp that had existed for all of a few weeks in south-central Ohio. I traveled to a local library to … Continue reading

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ECW Welcomes Jon-Erik Gilot

Emerging Civil War is pleased to welcome Jon-Erik Gilot as a new member and author! In the coming months, he will helping with some special projects behind-the-scenes in the ECW digital archives and, of course, sharing his research and blog … Continue reading

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Artillery: Old Garibaldi – A Most Unusual Cannon

Emerging Civil War welcomes back guest author Jon-Erik Gilot One of the more visible reminders of the Civil War – even for those of us far removed from the battlefields – are the cannons dotting our city parks, cemeteries, and … Continue reading

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Private Luke Quinn – The Unlikely Celebrity of Harpers Ferry

Emerging Civil War welcomes back Jon-Erik M. Gilot When Private Luke Quinn arrived in Harpers Ferry, Virginia on October 18, 1859 he likely did not imagine that he’d never leave. He certainly could not have imagined that he’d be popularized in … Continue reading

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“I am a poor colored soldier…” – Finding Private Anthony Wren

ECW welcomes back guest author Jon-Erik Gilot Several years ago the historical society in my hometown of Mount Pleasant, Ohio, received a donation of books, photographs, and papers relating to Pinkney Lewis Bone. Bone was something of a local celebrity … Continue reading

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