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January 11 was a historic day in Civil War history and some of the happenings have a twist of irony: 1861 – Alabama seceded 1861 – South Carolina demanded Fort Sumter’s surrender; Major Anderson said no. 1864 – John B. … Continue reading
It’s a new year…so what’s on your 2019 Civil War History bucket list?
We’re almost to the end of the countdown for Emerging Civil War’s most popular posts of 2018, and we’d love to hear your opinion: Did you have a favorite post or series this year?
It’s the season of fanciful wishes, so… If you could time-travel to spend Christmas or New Year’s at a Civil War camp or headquarters, who would you spend the holidays with? Why?
We’ve been talking about the Battle of Fredericksburg a lot recently…so let’s give the Western Theater and campaigns in the deep South some attention. In your opinion, which winter battle/campaign in those regions was most important? Why?
The anniversary of the Battle of Fredericksburg is coming up this week, and we’re going to try something slightly different for Questions of the Week. Share the best quote/observation about this battle (primary source or history book) in a comment … Continue reading
In your opinion, what’s the “classic” Civil War Christmas story/account?
Let’s talk about trenches and earthworks from the Civil War… Do you have a favorite place to study/see these remnants from the conflict? Have you been involved in any efforts to save these formations of history?
Some of the ECW writers and editors have been talking about things they’re thankful for in the history field. So we’d like to know – what you thankful for? (A book, a person, a Civil War event, an ancestor – … Continue reading
Let’s talk about archaeology studies on Civil War battlefields… Do you have a favorite artifact, story, or experience? Please note: Always know the rules and have proper authorization/permission before searching for artifacts! ECW does not encourage or condone illegal searching … Continue reading