Number 2 (July 1990)

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Americas Civil War, Volume 3, Number 2 (July 1990)

America's Civil War, Volume 3, Number 2 (July 1990)

66 Pages

Page 6
Editorial
by Roy Morris, Jr.

Page 8
Personality
by Sam Gonzales

Union veteran James Grant brought the war home with him.

Page 12
Commands
by Thomas G. Rodgers

The spruce new 3rd Alabama was not a “bandbox” unit for long.

Page 18
Standing Like a Stone Wall
by Shawn Curtis Harris

The newly declared war still seemed a romantic adventure to the inexperienced Union and Confederate troops at Manassas. The illusion wouldn’t last long.

Page 26
Old Burney’s Shining Hour
by Jack Kaufhold

An ambitious assault on North Carolina’s fragile Outer Banks by Union army and navy units was the brainchild of bluff, affable Ambrose Burnside.

Page 34
South’s Feuding Generals
by Richard Selcer

Proud, touchy Southern generals sometimes seemed more interested in fighting each other than they were in fighting the enemy.

Page 42
March To The Sea
by Owen Dunphy

Union General William Sherman left the smoking ruins of Atlanta behind him and boldly set out for the sea. “War is cruelty,” he warned civilians.

Page 50
Book Reviews

Page 54
Ordnance
by A.B. Feuer

The torpedo boat David seemed like a miracle.

Page 58
Travel
by Jerry Meyers

Plan a do-it-yourself driving tour of Virginia battlefields.


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