Number 5 (January 1989)

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Americas Civil War, Volume 1, Number 5 (January 1989)
America's Civil War, Volume 1, Number 5 (January 1989)

66 Pages

Page 6
by Roy Morris, Jr.

Page 8
by Robert B. Smith

The quick-firing Henry Rifle spelled trouble for attacking infantry.

Page 10
by Barry Popchock

German-born artilleryman Hubert Dilger was better known as “Leatherbreeches.”

Page 12
by Roy Bird

The 2nd Kansas Militia was inexperienced but brave to a fault.

Page 18
Hold The Fort
by David Evans

At Allatoona, Georgia, Union defenders grimly held out against Confederate attackers, all the while waiting for Sherman to arrive.

Page 26
Gallant Charge Repulsed
by Michael J. Klinger

The grayclad Army of Tennessee slowly marched down Winstead Hill toward the horrific fate both sides knew was waiting outside Franklin.

Page 34
Not War, But Murder
by Brian C. Pohanka

The Union soldiers preparing to charge Robert E. Lee’s entrenched Rebels pinned scraps of paper with their names on it to help the gravediggers they knew would need help in identifying their bodies.

Page 42
Stonewall’s Only Defeat
by Lee Enderlin

An absolutely livid General Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson shouted for his retreating troops to stand and “give them the bayonet.” But at Kernstown, Virginia, the mighty Jackson tsted his first and only true defeat.

Page 50
by Dave Page

Although he only lived there a year, U.S. Grant’s spirit pervades Galena, Illinois.

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