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FREE ECW Podcast: Jackson’s Wounding

Chris Mackowski, Rob Orrison, and Kris White have been preparing a surprise! There’s a new ECW Podcast episode about “Stonewall” Jackson’s wounding on the night of May 2, 1863, at Chancellorsville. And it’s available for FREE. Just head over the … Continue reading

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Symposium Spotlight: Chris Mackowski

For this year’s Sunday morning battlefield, Chris Mackowski will be leading us across the very ground where one of the biggest turning points in the Confederate war effort happened, Chancellorsville. In this week’s symposium spotlight, Chris previews his battlefield tour … Continue reading

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Jackson Flank Attack Ground Saved

The Central Virginia Battlefield Trust has worked hard over the years to help in the effort to preserve the ground in which Stonewall Jackson’s famous flank attack made history in May 1863. Their most recent announcement shares the great news … Continue reading

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On Location: Where Stonewall Jackson Got Shot

I’m On Location at Chancellorsville once again—this time at the scene of one of the most famous incidences of the war. Stonewall Jackson, riding along the Mountain Road, was accidentally shot by his own men—and we’ve been talking about it … Continue reading

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The Wounding of Stonewall Jackson

The following is a chapter excerpt from the revamped “Last Days of Stonewall Jackson,” authored by Chris Mackowski and Kristopher D. White. The wounding site of Stonewall Jackson will be one of the stops on the upcoming Emerging Civil War … Continue reading

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My Call to Arms: A Look Back at My Overland Campaign

What no one ever tells you about being an author is that it mostly involves schlepping a lot of books from place to place. Sure, there’s some writing involved (and, oh, if only I had time to do more!), but … Continue reading

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The Smoothbore Volley and the Calamity at Chancellorsville

Physician Matthew Lively says historian Bob Krick is wrong about the wounding of Stonewall Jackson. In the mid-nineties, historian Robert K. Krick redefined the story of Jackson’s wounding with his groundbreaking essay “The Smoothbore Volley that Doomed the Confederacy.” In … Continue reading

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Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge…Reminder

We just wanted to remind you that three of our authors will be speaking at the Second Annual Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge. Daniel Davis, Chris Mackowski, and Kristopher White will participate in this symposium marking the 150th Anniversary … Continue reading

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Audiobook Excerpt from “The Last Days of Stonewall Jackson”

Savas Beatie has released an audiobook excerpt from The Last Days of Stonewall Jackson, read by co-author Chris Mackowski. Chris was, once upon a time, an award-winning radio newscaster, so hopefully you’ll enjoy his reading. You can check it out here!

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Storming the works at Savas Beatie

I had the opportunity during a recent trip to California to drop in on the fabulous folks at Savas Beatie. It was a quick trip, so managing editor Ted Savas and I only had time to talk about smoking cigars … Continue reading

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