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ECW Weekender: Montpelier Civil War Trail

Last weekend while there was still snow on the ground and trails, it seemed like the perfect wintry day to explore another Civil War camp in Central Virginia. Located just across from the entrance to James Madison’s Montpelier and about … Continue reading

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ECW Weekender: Confederate Cemetery at Spotsylvania Court House (In The Snow)

Fallen Union soldiers from the battlefields of Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, The Wilderness, and Spotsylvania Court House were eventually laid to rest in Fredericksburg National Cemetery. But what happened to the Confederate graves? Many of the Confederate dead were disinterred and reburied … Continue reading

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ECW Weekender: Stafford Civil War Park

It’s practically in the backyard…well, one county over, and it took me over a year to get out to the Stafford Civil War Park in Stafford County, Virginia. Although a bit embarrassed about that, I don’t regret the opportunity to … Continue reading

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ECW Weekender: African Americans and Civil War Medicine (Virtual Exhibit)

  While looking around for some Civil War medical records this week, I found this online exhibit focusing on African Americans and 1860’s medicine. Presented by the U.S. National Library of Medicine, the virtual resources include pages focusing on Black … Continue reading

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ECW Weekender: Virtual Tours Videos from the National Civil War Museum

I was hoping to go battlefield hiking and take you along (virtually), but it’s been a little colder than I had anticipated this week, so let’s go head for the museums instead… Want to see some galleries and exhibits from … Continue reading

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ECW Weekender: A Civil War Movie List

Hey ECW Fans, how is your week going? Mine has been good, eventful, and filled with watching historic happenings in the modern world, but I’m glad it’s Friday and the weekend is ahead. I think I’m going to need a … Continue reading

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ECW Weekender: Prince William County’s Virtual History Lectures

Need to put something historic on your calendar for the coming weeks? They don’t technically fall on weekends, but these lectures are something you’ll be able to explore and experience from the safety of home this winter season. Starting on … Continue reading

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ECW Weekender: Virtual Civil War Christmas

The weekender arrives a bit early on this wintry Friday since you might want to check out the details or mark you calendar for some upcoming virtual experiences with Civil War Christmas themes or locations. Stay safe and have fun … Continue reading

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ECW Weekender: New York State Capitol’s Flag Room (Virtual Tour)

A new six minute video highlights some of the 2,200 flags preserved in the Flag Room of the New York State Capitol. Most of the flags were used by New York troops from the War of 1812 through the modern … Continue reading

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ECW Weekender: Fort Scott, Kansas (Virtually)

(Click here to go straight to the Virtual Tour) Fort Scott, established in 1842, was a frontier military outpost in Kansas, and it was garrisoned by the U.S. Army through 1853. In 1855, local settlers were allowed to purchase the … Continue reading

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