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We’ve been counting down the most-read blog posts published at Emerging Civil War in 2015. We’ve finally made it all the way to #1! Those of us who have worked (or still work) at the Fredericksburg-area Civil War battlefields in central Virginia have … Continue reading
This week, ECW has been looking back 2015 and counting down the ten most-read posts of 2015. Before we reveal the year’s most-read post, here’s a treat for you: the top ten ECW posts of all time!
We’re closing in on ECW’s most-read post of 2015. We’re all the way to number two on the list—the second-most-read post published during the year. The number-two post comes from Wednesday, April 11, 2015—nearly two and a half centuries after the so-called … Continue reading
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
Beyond the content we’ve offered here on the blog, Emerging Civil War had a great year in print.
We’re up to number three in our list of the top ten most-read posts at ECW for 2015—the year that saw the rebroadcast of Ken Burn’s seminal masterpiece The Civil War, digitally remastered.
Coming in at number four on our list of the top ten most-read posts at ECW this year is a commentary by ECW’s Steward Henderson from June 27, 2015—just as summer and the Confederate Culture Wars were both heating up.
Today is Wednesday, and for most of 2015, that meant Rev War Wednesdays. On January 28 of this year, Emerging Civil War launched Rev War Wednesdays in effort to call attention to America’s Revolution-era history. The initiative followed the lead of … Continue reading
We’re counting down ECW’s most-read posts of 2015. Coming in at #5 is one of the most beloved stories of the Gettysburg battlefield—although it has its end outside Petersburg.
2015 saw the closing act of the Civil War Sesquicentennial. For four years, Civil War buffs, students, and aficionados tromped battlefields, attended ceremonies, and commemorated sacrifices, and the closing months of the war provided some of the most memorable opportunities … Continue reading