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2022 Symposium Recap

We had a wonderful 2022 Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge this past weekend. “You all nailed it,” one of our attendees said on a feedback form. “Can’t wait for next year.” More than one person said “Best Symposium … Continue reading

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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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Amiel Whipple’s Armor of Dirt

We have written about the death of Brig. Gen. Amiel Whipple exactly once on this blog in ten and a half years, and that wasn’t until August of 2021 in a guest post by T. J. Bradley, writing about sharpshooters. … Continue reading

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Weekender: Gettysburg 159th

It’s the 159th anniversary of the battle of Gettysburg this weekend. If you can’t be there yourself but wish you could be, the American Battlefield Trust is offering the next best thing: live videos all weekend long. Watch along here … Continue reading

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The Anniversary of Longstreet’s Wounding

On this date, in 1864, Confederate Lt. Gen. James Longstreet took a bullet through his neck and right shoulder during the battle of the Wilderness. “Old Pete,” as his friends called him, was caught in a crossfire by his own … Continue reading

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Symposium Spotlight: Sunday Tour at the Slaughter Pen

We’re pleased to announce that the Sunday morning tour at the 2022 Emerging Civil War Symposium will be at Slaughter Pen Farm on Fredericksburg Battlefield. Join Emerging Civil War founders Kris White and Chris Mackowski for a new look at … Continue reading

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ECW Podcast: Decisions at Fredericksburg

As promised, the ECW Podcast is rolling out new episodes again! ECW historians Kris White and Ryan Quint play armchair quarterback with Chris Mackowski’s recent book Decisions at Fredericksburg. What makes the decisions crucial? How are these decisions interpreted in the … Continue reading

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Shiloh on ECW’s YouTube Page

With the 160th anniversary of Shiloh coming up this week, look to the ECW YouTube page for all kinds of goodies. Back in December 2021, Chris Mackowski and Kris White traveled to Shiloh on a video swing for the American … Continue reading

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Scenes from Rocky Face Ridge

I had the remarkable opportunity today to visit the crest of Rocky Face Ridge just outside Dalton, Georgia. My visit came as part of a video swing by the American Battlefield Trust with Garry Adelman and Kris White, and our … Continue reading

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ECW Weekender: Vicksburg National Military Park

An ECW colleague emailed me a note the other day: “I’m reading the Vicksburg/Tullahoma book, and really enjoyed your article about visiting Vicksburg. I’ve never been and I’m more motivated now than ever.” The article he mentioned was based on … Continue reading

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