Tag Archives: New Year’s Day

Facebook Cover Photo: The Emancipation Proclamation

Emerging Civil War welcomed 2019 with an new cover photo on our Facebook page. Here are some details about the historic image.

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New Year Greetings from ECW

Wishing you a prosperous and successful new year! Thanks for being part of the continuing conversation about America’s decisive conflict. When we learn from the past, we can better understand the present and future.

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Happy New Year From ECW!

Welcome 2017! Wishing you a wonderfully exciting new year.

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Should Auld Acquaintance Be Forgot . . .

Christmas during the nineteenth century was much different from what it is now. It was not even the main holiday of the season until late in the century. Originally, Christmas was a religious holiday, and the first day of a … Continue reading

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Yes, Billy, There Is a Santa Claus. No, Johnny, He Isn’t Going to Run the Blockade

We know that the Thanksgiving Presidential Turkey Pardon is a product of the American Civil War, as is the Proclamation that the fourth Thursday in November should be the official date for the holiday, but Santa Claus? In short, yes! … Continue reading

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