Number 6 (March 1990)

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Americas Civil War, Volume 2, Number 6 (March 1990)
America's Civil War, Volume 2, Number 6 (March 1990)

66 Pages

Page 6
by Roy Morris, Jr.

Page 8
by Lawrence A. Frost

Dashing General “Autie” Custer went home to Michigan to find a wife.

Page 10
by Danny W. Davis

Hood’s Texas Brigade won a fearsome reputation for hard fighting.

Page 12
by Ron Banks

The dreaded bayonet was mainly a psychological weapon.

Page 18
Bloody Fight In Vain
by Jeffry C. Burden

Ulysses S. Grant thought his formidable Union army could take Vicksburg by direct assault. Renewed Southern spirit, and suspect Northern generalship, would prove him wrong.

Page 26
Storm On The Cumberland
by Richard Eichenlaub

Union Flag Officer Andrew Foote steamed his ironclad armada directly toward Fort Donelson’s frowning guns. It would be, as he thought, an unequal fight.

Page 34
Longstreet Takes Command
by Theodore P. Savas

With the enemy stirring ominously on the Virginia peninsula, Robert E. Lee turned to his “old war horse”, James Longstreet, for help.

Page 42
Sunshine State Saved
by Michael P. Watson

Amid the tangled cypress swamps and thick pine forests of northern Florida, a thrown-together force of Confederates made a stand against Union invaders.

Page 50
Book Reviews

Page 58
by Mike Bennighof

History-conscious Mobile has much to lure visitors.


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