Tag Archives: Will Greene

Scenes from Rocky Face Ridge

I had the remarkable opportunity today to visit the crest of Rocky Face Ridge just outside Dalton, Georgia. My visit came as part of a video swing by the American Battlefield Trust with Garry Adelman and Kris White, and our … Continue reading

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The “Emerging Civil War Series” Series: An Introduction

Emerging Civil War is celebrating our tenth anniversary this year (it’s our party and we can make it last a year if we want to!). We had a great birthday celebration in August at the Symposium. With the super support … Continue reading

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ECW on C-SPAN: Grant’s Second Petersburg Offensive

C-SPAN 3’s continuing coverage of the Sixth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge heads to the gates of the Cockade City this weekend. A. Wilson Greene’s keynote address focused on Ulysses S. Grant’s lesser-known second Petersburg offensive, which took … Continue reading

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Greene’s A Campaign of Giants Selected for ECW Book Award

Emerging Civil War has chosen A. Wilson Greene’s A Campaign of Giants: The Battle for Petersburg (UNC Press, 2018) as the recipient of this year’s ECW Book Award. The Emerging Civil War Book Award recognizes a work of Civil War history … Continue reading

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Symposium Spotlight: Grant Crosses the James

reporting by ECW Correspondent Shannon Nichols Edward Alexander has made a career focusing on the end of the Petersburg Campaign. He’s a former historian with Pamplin Historical Park, which preserves the spot where Federals finally broke through the Confederate line … Continue reading

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A Conversation with Dave Ruth, Richmond’s Retiring Superintendent (part two)

(part two of five) After a 44-year career with the National Park Service, Dave Ruth, superintendent at Richmond National Battlefield, retired at the beginning of this week. Dave spent the last twenty-six years of his career at Richmond, and during … Continue reading

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ECW’s Thanks to Will Greene

We just wanted to say “Thanks” to historian A. Wilson Greene, executive director of Pamplin Historical Park in Petersburg, Virginia. During Pamplin’s 20th annual Civil War Symposium last month, Will gave Emerging Civil War a wonderful shout-out:

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