1st: 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Emerging Civil War Series book signing, Gettysburg Visitor Center, Gettysburg National Battlefield, featuring Dan Davis, Dwight Hughes, Chris Mackowski, Rob Orrison, Ryan Quint (others TBA)

6th: Edward Alexander, “Dawn of Victory: Breakthrough at Petersburg,” North Shore Civil War Roundtable, Huntington Station, NY

11th: Dwight Hughes, “The Cruise of the CSS Shenandoah,” Richmond Civil War Round Table, Richmond, VA

13th: Dan Welch, Lancaster Civil War Round Table, Baldwin Wallace University

15th: Chris Mackowski, “Grant’s Last Battle,” Grant Cottage, Wilton, NY

18th: Bert Dunkerly, “The Confederate Surrender at Greensboro,” Lincoln-Davis Civil War Round Table, Alsip, IL

22nd: Chris Mackowski, “Stonewall’s Greatest Joy,” United Daughters of the Confederacy commemoration ceremony, Manassas Battlefield Visitor Center, 10:30 a.m.


4th-6th: Fourth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge“Great Defenses of the Civil War.”  We are please to welcome our Keynote Speaker Dr. Brian Matthew Jordan from Sam Houston University.

Other speakers include Eric Wittenberg, Chris Kolakowski, Kevin Pawlak, and more. This year’s tour is a half-day car caravan tour of the Brandy Station Battlefield with Eric Wittenberg and Daniel Davis. ECW Authors will also be on hand for book signings throughout the event.

4th: Bert Dunkerly, Pamplin Historical Park, Petersburg, VA

10th: Dave Powell, “The Battle of Chickamauga,” Bull Run Civil War Round Table, Manassas, VA

14th: Kristopher D. White, “The Second Day at Gettysburg,” at the Rappahannock Valley Civil War Roundtable (VA)

17th-19th: Steve Davis, “Neither Genius Nor Great: Gen. John B. Hood in 1864,” Civil War Education Association’s Spring Mill Indiana Civil War Symposium, Spring Mill State Park, Mitchell, IN

19th: Sarah Kay Bierle, Civil War Field Hospital Living History Presentations at Twain Literature Festival, San Diego, CA


2nd-3rd: Sarah Kay Bierle, Booksigning at Huntington Beach Civil War Days, Huntington Beach, CA

5th: Kristopher D. White, “The Valley Forge Winter: The Army of the Potomac’s Winter Encampment of 1862-63,” at the Brunswick Civil War Roundtable (NC)

12th: Bert Dunkerly, Richmond (VA) Civil War Roundtable

14th: Kevin Pawlak, “‘The Jewels of War:’ Robert E. Lee, George McClellan, and the Battle of Antietam,” Bull Run Civil War Round Table

14th-15th: Chris Kolakowski, “Leadership Makes the Difference at Mobile Bay,” McMullen Naval History Symposium, United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD

14th-15th:  Dwight Hughes, “Leadership and Discipline on All the Oceans: The Cruise of the CSS Shenandoah,” McMullen Naval History Symposium, United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD

16th: Dave Powell, “Longstreet in the West,” Kenosha Civil War Museum, Kenosha, WI

18th: Kristopher D. White, “Don’t Give an Inch: The Second Day at Gettysburg,” at the Greater Pittsburgh Civil War Roundtable (PA)

19th: Dan Welch, Wayne County Civil War Round Table, Wayne County Public Library

19th: Sarah Kay Bierle, “Gettysburg Civilians,” San Marcos Interfaith Senior Community, San Marcos, CA

21st: Chris Mackowski, “The Last Days of Stonewall Jackson,” Hershey (PA) Civil War Roundtable

25th: Sarah Kay Bierle, “Gettysburg Civilians,” Vista Interfaith Senior Community, Vista, CA

27th: Phill Greenwalt, “Where the War Was Lost: The Disastrous 1862-1863 Leadership of the Army of Tennessee,”  Tampa Bay Civil War Round Table, Tampa Bay, FL

28th: Chris Mackowski, “Crossroads of Fire: The Battle of Chancellorsville,” Allegany County (NY) History Week


1st: Dan Welch, Book Signing, Thomas Balch Library

Kristopher D. White at the Chesapeake Civil War Roundtable (MD)

9th: Chris Kolakowski, “Perryville: Battle for Kentucky,” Western North Carolina Civil War Roundtable, NC

11th: Chris Kolakowski, “Operation Torch (WWII),” Norfolk Historical Society, Norfolk, VA

11th: Chris Mackowski, “Mine Run,” Rappahannock Valley Civil War Round Table, Fredericksburg, VA

17th: Dan Welch, Old Town Hall, Tallmadge Civil War Society

26th: Chris Mackowski, “Grant’s Closing Chapter in the West,” Buffalo (NY) Civil War Roundtable


16th: Dave Powell, “Generals Hill and McCook at Chickamauga,” Cincinnati Civil War Round Table, Cincinnati, OH

18th: Chris Mackowski, “Jubal Early: Lee’s ‘Bad, Old Man’ and the Beginning of The Lost Cause,” North Carolina Civil War Roundtable, Burlington, NC



26th: Sarah Kay Bierle, “From California to Gettysburg: The Hancock Family,” Temecula Valley Historical Society, Temecula, CA


1st: Chris Mackowski, “The Last Days of Stonewall Jackson,” Civil War Round Table of Cobb County (GA)

24th: Eric J. Wittenberg and Kristopher D. White,  West Virginia Independence Hall Foundation Civil War Symposium (WV)


13th: Chris Mackowski, “A Season of Slaughter: The Battle of Spotsylvania Court House,” Capital District Civil War Round Table, Watervliet, NY (Albany region)


7th: Kristopher White, “The Fight for Burnside Bridge,” at the Mahoning Valley Civil War Roundtable (OH)


3-5th: The Fifth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge: “Turning Points of the American Civil War.”



5th: Sarah Kay Bierle, “Then Christmas Came: The Justification & Condemnation Of War In 1862,” Cobb Civil War Round Table, Atlanta, GA

Our authors are available for speaking engagements and tours. Click here to view our list of speakers and topics.  Please contact us for more information: emergingcivilwar@gmail.com

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