Tag Archives: Rob Orrison

A Conversation with Dave Roth (part five)

(The final part of a five-part series) “I have a couple more favorite issues I can share if you’d like,” Dave Roth said when I wrapped up yesterday’s segment of my interview with the editor and publisher of Blue & … Continue reading

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Introducing the Emerging Revolutionary War Series!

Last month, we told you about our spring book releases for the Emerging Civil War Series. Well, that’s not the only thing up our sleeve. We’re excited to announce the launch of a sister line of books, the Emerging Revolutionary … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: That Field of Blood: The Battle of Antietam by Dan Vermilya

As the Emerging Civil War Series continues its focus on 1862, it should come as no surprise that we’re finally telling one of the most anticipated stories of the war. Daniel Vermilya visits That Field of Blood: The Battle of … Continue reading

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Rob and Bill and Blue & Gray

If you haven’t seen it yet, check out the latest issue of Blue & Gray magazine. The featured story this issue, the Potomac blockade, was written by ECW’s Rob Orrison and BIll Backus. Rob—a regular contributor at ECW—and Bill are … Continue reading

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Gettysburg: How Did They Get Here?

As I sit to compose this post, the importance of this day to Gettysburg history is not lost on me. My fingers quickly produce a cadenced clicking on the keys below them. My view beyond the screen of my laptop … Continue reading

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The Last Road North

The Last Road North was a long one. The latest book in the Emerging Civil War Series appeared on my porch this week: The Last Road North: A Guide to the Gettysburg Campaign, 1863 by Rob Orrison and Dan Welch. … Continue reading

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Have a Voice in Building the Bristoe Battlefield

If the modern preservation movement has taught us anything, it’s that we understand our history less well than we think we do. If we really understood the action at Fredericksburg, for instance, the Slaughter Pen Farm would have been included … Continue reading

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Announcing the Emerging Revolutionary War Series

Some exciting news from our sister site, Emerging Revolutionary War: Although it’s been nearly 250 years since America’s founding, the Revolutionary era continues to capture people’s imaginations. To explore that story even further, the editors of Emerging Revolutionary War have … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: The Last Road North

The Emerging Civil War Series follows Robert E. Lee’s last road north this spring. The Last Road North: A Guide to the Gettysburg Campaign resembles our popular tour book No Turning Back: A Guide to the Overland Campaign (Savas Beatie, 2014). … Continue reading

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Bill Backus Brings “Vigilance” to His Writing

by ECW Correspondent Liam McGurl For Bill Backus, co-author of Want for Vigilance: The Bristoe Station Campaign, his lax collegiate writing didn’t necessarily exactly prepare him for authorship. Fortunately, though, he pulled on every Civil War-related experience for his first … Continue reading

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