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ECW Weekender: Edinburg Mill

Mention the 1864 Autumn Campaign in the Shenandoah Valley and among historians and Virginia locals an image comes to mind: a landscape with burning buildings and fields. Union General Sheridan directed his officers and soldiers to destroy the agriculture, mills, … Continue reading

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ECW Weekender: 4th Annual Collector’s Showcase at Kennesaw State University

In Georgia and looking for something to do tomorrow? Head over to The Center for the Study of the Civil War Era at Kennesaw State University and check out their annual collector’s showcase. You’ll be able to view rare and … Continue reading

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ECW Weekender: The Virginiana Collection at the Central Rappahannock Regional Library

Usually, our ECW Weekenders profile battlefields and historic sites to visit. This weekend, I want to share word about a groovy little spot to do some research. This past week, I had the opportunity to our through some of the … Continue reading

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ECW Weekender: The National Portrait Gallery

While Washington, D.C. is awash in Civil War sites and monuments, one place you might not think to add to your list—but is definitely worth a stop—is the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery and American Art Museum. Located on 8th and … Continue reading

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ECW Weekender: 2nd S.C. String Band

I love the 2nd South Carolina String Band, and you should, too!

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The Grand Opening of the Resaca Battlefield Historic Site

Today, we’re pleased to get a “man in the field” report from guest poster Michael K. Shaffer of Civil War Historian, who attended Friday’s grand opening of the new battlefield park at Resaca, Georgia. He sent us this dispatch. Gathering … Continue reading

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ECW Weekender: The U.S. Grant Hotel in San Diego

Emerging Civil War recently received a fun email from one of our good friends (and loyal readers), Jack Humphries. “My wife and I recently had a ‘just get the heck get-out-of-town for a few days’ trip to San Diego,” he … Continue reading

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