Number 4 (November 1991)

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Americas Civil War, Volume 4, Number 4 (November 1991)

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

74 Pages

Page 6
Editorial
by Roy Morris, Jr.

Page 8
Ordnance
by Robert Collins Suhr

Union sailors called torpedoes the Confederacy’s “infernal machines.”

Page 10
Commands
by Charles Rice

Colorado’s forgotten Confederates did their best for the Southern cause.

Page 16
Personality
by Allen D. Spiegel

J.S. Staples represented Abraham Lincoln in the Union Army during the war.

Page 22
Literal Hill Of Death
by Jon Stephenson

A small hill in southern Mississippi became the focus of intense fighting during the Vicksburg Campaign. Champion’s Hill, said a survivor, was “literally the hill of death.”

Page 30
Melee On Saint Patrick’s Day
by Jerry Meyers

Two old West Point classmates paid their respects to one another at Kelly’s Ford on the Rappahannock. The meeting would be more than a mere social occasion, however.

Page 40
Stars In Their Courses
by Daniel E. Sutherland

Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson worked together surprisingly well, given the remarkable number of differences in their backgrounds and personalities. Perhaps it was something in the stars.

Page 46
High Seas Brouhaha
by Kenneth P. Czech

Interested Southerners hoped the diplomatic crisis caused by an overzealous Union naval captain would boil over into full-scale hostilities between Great Britain and the United States.

Page 54
Book Reviews

Page 64
Travel
by William C. Nichols

The South won its last battle of the war at Natural Bridge.


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