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Spotlight: ECW & MacArthur Memorial Symposium

In 1951, General Douglas MacArthur described himself as “the reunion of blue and gray personified.” The experiences of his family in the Civil War helped mold and inspire MacArthur during his military career. MacArthur ancestors served in the East and … Continue reading

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ECW Podcast “General Douglas MacArthur: Ties To The Civil War” Is Now Available

General Douglas MacArthur referred to himself as the “reunification of Blue & Gray personified.” This week, Emerging Civil War’s Polish brothers, Chris Mackowski and Chris Kolakowski, talk about MacArthur’s many Civil War connections and influences. UPDATE: For a summer surprise, … Continue reading

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ECW Weekender: The MacArthur Memorial

In the heart of downtown Norfolk stands the former Norfolk City Hall. Opened in 1850, in May 1862 Norfolk’s mayor surrendered to the Union Army on its front steps. Today, it is the resting place of one of America’s most … Continue reading

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