Tag Archives: Kris White

A Fine Fossil

Among Civil Warriors, I’m old-fashioned. I wear bow ties to speaking events, and sign my books with a fountain pen. But dog my cats if I have found a finer characterization of who I would like to be—don’t tell my … Continue reading

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Sutlers of Note

Here at ECW we often discuss different ways to present information. We also discuss what kind of information to present. It is true that most of our writers are men, and most of them dole out great pieces about “mud … Continue reading

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In Memory of Harry Pfanz

The Civil War community lost a giant late last month. Harry Pfanz, former chief historian for Gettysburg National Military Park, passed away on January 27 after a long illness. He was 93. (Read his obituary in The Gettysburg Times.) Few … Continue reading

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Happy Third Birthday to ECW!

While we have spent most of our attention the past few days on the Emerging Civil War at Stevenson Ridge, this past weekend offered other good news for us here at ECW: It marked Emerging Civil War’s third birthday. It was three years … Continue reading

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The Confederate Dead of Alsop Farm

I have stared at the Confederate dead, laid out in a long neat row, for entire summers, but still they have yet to reveal their stories to me. All I really know is that they were killed on May 19, 1864 … Continue reading

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Upcoming Presentations: January-February

January: 15th: Kristopher White, “Chancellorsville’s Forgotten Front: The Battles of Second Fredericksburg and Salem Church, May 3, 1863, on Civil War Talk Radio (7 PM) February: 5th: Chris Mackowski, “The Last Days of Stonewall Jackson,” Genesee Community College, Batavia, NY 5th: Steward Henderson, “Fighting for Their … Continue reading

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Upcoming Presentations: September-October

September: 12th: Kathleen Logothetis Thompson, “Echoes of Chancellorsville: Daniel Sickles at Gettysburg,” at the California University of Pennsylvania Civil War Round Table (California, PA) 12th: Kristopher White, “Felled By Friendly Fire: The Wounding of James Longstreet,” at the Chesapeake Civil … Continue reading

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Upcoming Presentations: August-September

August: 8th: Kristopher White, “Felled By Friendly Fire: The Wounding of James Longstreet,” at the California University of Pennsylvania Civil War Roundtable (PA) 12th: Phill Greenwalt, “Maryland, My Maryland No More-Emphasis on the Battle of Antietam,” at the Western North Carolina Civil War … Continue reading

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Gettysburg Recap

The 150th anniversary of Gettysburg brought a flurry of posts to the Emerging Civil War blog. Over the last two weeks, our authors have offered many different perspectives on the battle, its consequences, and its significance. We’ll have more coverage … Continue reading

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July-August Presentations

July: 6th: Chris Mackowski and Kristopher White at the America’s Civil War Museum (Wax Museum) in Gettysburg; from 1 PM-3 PM and 5 PM to 7 PM 7th: Chris Mackowski and Kristopher White at the Gettysburg Battlefield Visitor Center Bookstore; from 9 AM-Noon 8th: Kathleen … Continue reading

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