Tag Archives: Salem Church

Visiting “Uncle John”

I first got to know John Sedgwick during the Chancellorsville campaign. Back in the early 2000-teens, Kris White and I were working on Chancellorsville’s Forgotten Front: The Battles of Second Fredericksburg and Salem Church. Sedgwick, as commander of the Federal … Continue reading

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Fredericksburg, My Favorite City in Virginia (part five)

part five of five At our first Trail to Freedom symposium, I met my future wife, Malanna Carey, who stayed in touch with me after the event. She wanted me to speak about the USCT at her church, St. George’s … Continue reading

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Civil War Regiments Series—Open Submissions

We are happy to announce that we are accepting open submissions for the re-launch of the Civil War Regiments Series. Currently we are accepting submissions for the following issues: May 2nd at Chancellorsville May 3rd at Chancellorsville Please see our … Continue reading

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William “Little Billy” Mahone—Part Two

Today we welcome back guest author William F. Floyd, Jr. William worked for forty years for the City of Norfolk. In his retirement, he’s now pursuing the study of history at Tidewater Community College. The second in a two-part series. … Continue reading

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Haw’s Shop in Pictures

On May 28, 1864, as the Army of the Potomac crossed the Pamunkey River, Maj. Gen. Philip Sheridan commanding the Cavalry Corps was given the assignment to protect the Yankee bridgehead and to report back on any Confederate movements. With … Continue reading

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Where Did Joe Hooker Lose the Battle of Chancellorsville?

One hundred and fifty years ago today, the Army of the Potomac sat safely on the north side of the Rappahannock River after being manhandled by the Army of Northern Virginia during the battle of Chancellorsville. As my colleague Kris … Continue reading

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Chancellorsville’s Forgotten Front at Civil War Monitor

Civil War Monitor is featuring today an excerpt from Chancellorsville’s Forgotten Front: The Battles of Second Fredericksburg and Salem Church by ECW’s Chris Mackowski and Kristopher D. White: It’s easy to miss what remains of the Salem Church battlefield, and … Continue reading

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Chancellorsville Seminar: May 17-19, 2013

We wanted to remind you that two of our authors are part of this spring’s Chambersburg Civil War Seminars & Tours. Join authors Chris Mackowski and Kristopher White, along with noted historians Robert K. Krick, Ed Bearss, Frank O’Reilly, and more, as they delve into … Continue reading

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Chancellorsville: May 17-19, 2013

We at Emerging Civil War are proud to announce that two of our authors are part of this spring’s Chambersburg Civil War Seminars & Tours. Join authors Chris Mackowski and Kristopher White, along with noted historians Robert K. Krick, Ed Bearss, Frank O’Reilly, and more, … Continue reading

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Site Update

We all wanted to keep everyone in the loop. We have been working hard on some great new research, as well as some upcoming posts. As the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Fredericksburg approaches, our authors have been putting … Continue reading

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