Number 2 (July 1989)

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Americas Civil War, Volume 2, Number 2 (July 1989)
America's Civil War, Volume 2, Number 2 (July 1989)

66 Pages

Page 6
by Roy Morris, Jr.

Page 8
by Jon Guttman

The CSS Stonewall was a mystery ship that sailed under many flags.

Page 10
by William J. Miller

Union Colonel Charles F. Taylor of Philadelphia was a rising star.

Page 12
by Albert Hemingway

John Hunt Morgan’s “Alligator Horses” brought the war to Northern doorsteps.

Page 18
Gunboats On The River
by Robert Collins Suhr

After their losses at Forts Henry and Donelson and Island No. 10, the Rebel defenders of the Mississippi drew a line across the river at Memphis.

Page 26
Trial Of The Century
by Jeremy E. Green

The military trial of the eight co-conspirators charged with Abraham Lincoln’s assassination raised at least as many questions as it answered.

Page 34
Battle For The Bluegrass
by James W. Flanagan

Two armies, one Northern, one Southern, groped through drought-stricken Kentucky for precious water. They found it–and each other–at Perryville.

Page 42
Valley In Flames
by Thomas J. Reed

Despite his roots in the Shenandoah Valley, Northern General David Hunter more than lived up to his nickname “Black Davy.”

Page 50
by David L. Ribblett

Robert E. Lee’s beloved Arlington was an early victim of the war.

Page 60
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