Tag Archives: Sarah Kay Bierle

How I Got Hooked On New Market: The Story Behind Call Out The Cadets

When I first set foot on the parade field at Virginia Military Institute two days after my fourteenth birthday, I had no idea that one day I would have the privilege to write about the Civil War era cadets who … Continue reading

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ECW Podcast “Call Out The Cadets” Is Now Available

Chris Mackowski and Dan Welch get ready to “Call Out the Cadets” from the Virginia Military Institute with Sarah Kay Bierle. They’ll discuss her new book for the Emerging Civil War Series and the history of the battle of New … Continue reading

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Hoopskirts, Hard Work, & Dreams: Reflections on a Woman’s Past & Future

The woman walked through the children’s section of the library, her stiff layered petticoats rustling. Her blue calico dress brushed the tops of her boots or hung unevenly toward the ground. Her apron and knitted wrap added layered warmth without … Continue reading

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ECW Podcast “Celebrating Women’s History Month” Is Now Available

Looking for some recommended sources or wondering why we’ve voted these diaries among the best from the Civil War homefronts? Curious to learn about ECW managing editor’s thoughts on how military and civilian history fit together? In the new podcast, … Continue reading

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2018 Year in Review: #1

We’ve reached #1—our most-read post from 2018! 1) Equestrian casualties at Gettysburg by Sarah Kay Bierle (July 11, 2018) “At Gettysburg, the dead and injured horses and mules covered the landscape – left unburied and untreated longer than the soldiers,” … Continue reading

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“Cadet Evans Climbed On The Cannon”

If you hear “Battle of New Market”, what comes to your mind? Likely, it’s either slight confusion with the Battle of New Market Heights and the USCT who fought there or the idealized images of young cadets capturing cannons. The … Continue reading

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Gazette665’s Third Annual Civil War Conference Report

Interest in the American Civil War continues to grow and flourish in Southern California, evidenced by Gazette665’s annual conference. Last Saturday (June 2, 2018) over eighty people gathered for this event, hosted at the Temecula Conference Center. 

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Last Call – Registration Closing For Southern California Civil War Conference

On May 30, 2018, registration closes for Gazette665’s Civil War History Conference. If you’re thinking about attending this annual event, this is last call on the tickets. Need some event details? The fast facts are below, and you can see … Continue reading

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2018 Civil War History Conference in Southern California

The American Civil War History Conference 1863: Battling For Freedom brings historians and researchers to the Temecula Conference Center in Southern California on Saturday, June 2, 2018, for an all-day event to discuss one of the decisive years of America’s … Continue reading

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My Favorite Historical Person: Changing Favorites?

As we were working on this series and chatting about favorite historical figures, it prompted memories of how my “favorite historical person” has changed through the recent years. I thought it might be worthwhile to share that saga and conclusions … Continue reading

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