Number 3 (September 1991)

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Americas Civil War, Volume 4, Number 3 (September 1991)

America's Civil War, Volume 4, Number 3 (September 1991)

74 Pages

Page 6
Editorial
by Roy Morris, Jr.

Page 8
Personality
by Suzanne V. McIntosh

Aged Union and Confederate veterans vied to the last to see who would live the longest.

Page 10
Ordnance
by John S. Lynch

Medical treatment, or the lack of it, disabled more soldiers than enemy fire.

Page 16
Commands
by Albert Manchester

The 30th Maine, although not well-known, played its own part in American history.

Page 22
Audacious Railroad Chase
by Peggy Robbins

Union spy James Andrews and his handpicked crew led Southern railroaders on a wild chase through the Georgia countryside aboard the “borrowed” engine General.

Page 30
Carnival Of Death
by Brian C. Pohanka

Colonel Robert Shaw and the gallant 54th Massachusetts won lasting glory with their attack on Fort Wagner, but failed to win the battle for the North.

Page 40
Confederates’ Brilliant Exploit
by Darrell Cochran

Jesse McNeill’s Rangers spirited away two high-ranking Union generals from their hotel beds. Said one captive, “Gentlemen, this is the most brilliant exploit of the war.”

Page 46
Attack Written Deep And Crimson
by Robert Collins Suhr

Strategic Corinth and its railroad lines were a key target for Confederate armies hoping to march north in support of General Braxton Bragg’s invasion of Kentucky.

Page 54
Book Reviews

Page 62
Travel
by W. Lynn Seldon, Jr.

At Richmond’s Museum and White House of the Confederacy, time stands still.


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