Tag Archives: Meg Thompson

The Long-Awaited “Aftermath of Battle” is Now Available

ECW contributor Meg Thompson Groeling released her first full-length book, The Aftermath Battle: The Burial of the Civil War Dead, on Oct. 19—serving up a perspective as unconventional as her purple hair. Groeling, 65, who is currently pursuing a degree … Continue reading

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Name Change Alert!!

I know it is politically incorrect nowadays for a woman to take the name of the man she marries (or whatever!), but I am formally–OK–informally!–announcing that Robert Groeling and I got married on July 4 of this year. I will … Continue reading

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Presentations From the 2014 Emerging Civil War Symposium-Meg Thompson

As we gear up for this years Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge, we wanted to share this presentation from last years ECW Symposium. As you may recall, we were honored to have C-SPAN cover our first major symposium. Below is … Continue reading

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Symposium Preview: Meg Thompson and “The Legacy of Caring”

Emerging Civil War will hold its second symposium August 7-9 at Stevenson Ridge.  In honor of the event, six guest speakers are scheduled to address topics relating to this year’s theme, “Civil War Legacies.” One person bringing her spunky personality … Continue reading

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Symposium Schedule of Events

Second Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge “Civil War Legacies” Schedule of Events: Friday August 7: 6 PM: -Registration -Welcome reception with hors d’oeuvres and cash bar -Author Book Signings 7-8:30 PM: -Author/Speaker Roundtable Discussion Emceed by Chris … Continue reading

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Online Symposium Payments Now Available

We are happy to announce that we have our online ticket registration up and running for the Second Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge (August 7-9, 2015). Remember, the early bird registration rate of $75.00 ends on April … Continue reading

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A Visit to Arlington for Veterans Day

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Check Out Last Year’s ECW Symposium Speakers on C-SPAN

With registration now open for the 2015 Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge, you might be wondering, “Should I go?” If last year’s presenters are any indication, then, yes, you should. But don’t just take our word for it–see … Continue reading

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Emerging Civil War Symposium-Press Release

July 25, 2014 For Immediate Release FIRST ANNUAL EMERGING CIVIL WAR SYMPOSIUM AT STEVENSON RIDGE TO EXAMINE “THE WAR IN 1864” SPOTSYLVANIA, VA—1864 proved to be the tipping point for American Civil War. Historians from the blog Emerging Civil War … Continue reading

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Emerging Civil War Symposium Lecture and Tour Schedule

First Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge August 15-17, 2014 “The Civil War in 1864” Presenters and Tour Guides Click here to register for the event. August 16—Morning Session 9 AM: Daniel T. Davis More Desperate Fighting Has … Continue reading

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