Tag Archives: Phill Greenwalt

Book-o-Rama! ECW authors have been cranking out some great reading material lately

We have had a lot of book action going on here lately at ECW. It’s been hard to keep up with! I’m proud of all that great work our authors have been doing, so I’ve raided social media to snag … Continue reading

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On The Eve of War: Florida

Euphoria gripped the capital of Tallahassee, Florida on the afternoon of January 10, 1861. Inside the state capital, sixty-nine delegates, in convention for a week, had voted sixty-two to seven in favor of removing their state from the United States … Continue reading

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Free ECW Podcast – Phill’s Vacation in the Western Theater

Join Phill Greenwalt as he recounts a recent trip through the battlefields of the Western Theater. His adventures and historical notes are available in the newest free podcast on Emerging Civil War Patreon account. Just click the link and you’ll … Continue reading

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The American Battlefield Trust’s Teacher Institute 2019

In another couple of hours, the Marriott’s main ballroom will fill with nearly 200 teachers from across the U.S. They’ve assembled here in Raleigh, North Carolina, to participate in the 2019 National Teacher Institute sponsored by the American Battlefield Trust. … Continue reading

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Florida’s Irish General

When the words “Irish” and “Confederate general” are spoken most students of the war immediately think of Patrick Ronayne Cleburne, the “Stonewall of the West” who was killed in action at the Battle of Franklin in November 1864. There were … Continue reading

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2018 Year in Review: #6

Our list of the most-read posts of 2018 continues with an entry from Phil Greenwalt and the Sunshine State: 6) Florida’s “Cow Cavalry” by Phill Greenwalt (Jan. 4, 2018) What the state lacked in manpower, it made up for it … Continue reading

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ECW Podcast “Florida in the Civil War” Is Now Available

We’re releasing our podcasts on Tuesdays! Our first podcast for September appeared this morning on Patreon. It’s all about Florida and the Civil War in a discussion with Phill Greenwalt and Chris Mackowski. Phill has been working in Florida for the … Continue reading

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The Trust’s Teacher Institute: Rethinking George Washington with Phill Greenwalt

When he takes to the front of the room for his talk at the American Battlefield Trust’s Teacher Institute, Phill Greenwalt introduces himself as the co-founder of Emerging Revolutionary War and as the acting chief of interpretation at Morristown National … Continue reading

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The Valley Forge Summer of the American Battlefield Trust

I’m in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, for a few days, for the American Battlefield Trust’s Teachers Institute. Nearly 200 teachers have come here from all across the country, from as far as Huntington Beach, California, and Sturgis, South Dakota. I’ve chatted … Continue reading

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The ’64 Valley Campaign: Solidifying Lincoln’s Election but Not a Turning Point

In the midst of our ongoing ‘Turning Points’ discussion last week, someone asked me last week if I thought Sheridan’s 1864 Valley Campaign was a turning point. I gave this very question a lot of thought when Phill Greenwalt and … Continue reading

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