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A Conversation with Dave Roth (part two)

(part two in a five-part series) I’m talking this week with Dave Roth, editor and publisher of Blue & Gray Magazine and recipient of this year’s Emerging Civil War Award for Service in Public History. Yesterday, Dave explained how he, … Continue reading

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Year in Review 2015: In Memorium

In 2015, we bade final goodbyes to two important influences on the Civil War community: Harry Pfanz and Wiley Sword. Emerging Civil War historians reflected the tremendous impact these men had on the field and on our own individual careers. As … Continue reading

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In Memory of Wiley Sword

ECW was saddened to hear of the death this week of historian Wiley Sword. Sword passed away on Monday at the age of 77. Sword was one of the best-known voices of the Western Theater, and his series of letters … Continue reading

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Hood on Hood—Part IV

The conclusion of a four-part series. Today we welcome back guest author Stephen “Sam” Hood. Sam is the author of John Bell Hood: The Rise, Fall, and Resurrection of a Confederate General. *   *   * Another example of Sword misrepresenting Hood’s … Continue reading

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Hood on Hood—Part III

The third part of a four-part series. Today we welcome back guest author Stephen “Sam” Hood. Sam is the author of John Bell Hood: The Rise, Fall, and Resurrection of a Confederate General. *   *   * Regarding the Spring Hill … Continue reading

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Hood on Hood—Part II

The second part of a four part series. Today we welcome back guest author Stephen “Sam” Hood. Sam is the author of John Bell Hood: The Rise, Fall, and Resurrection of a Confederate General. *   *   * Although unfounded theories … Continue reading

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Hood on Hood—Part I

The first in a four-part series. ECW Editors Note: Stephen “Sam” Hood is a descendant of Confederate Lt. Gen. John Bell Hood, one of the most controversial commanders in the Confederacy. His early service in the war as a brigade … Continue reading

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