Number 3 (September 1990)

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Americas Civil War, Volume 3, Number 3 (September 1990)
America's Civil War, Volume 3, Number 3 (September 1990)

66 Pages

Page 6
by Roy Morris, Jr.

Page 8
by Ron Banks

The French-made LeFaucheux revolver was Stonewall Jackson’s favorite.

Page 10
by Amanda McGinnis and Cynthia Rapp

The 56th New York Volunteers called themselves “the Tenth Legion.”

Page 12
by Bruce L. Brager

Confederate Colonel George S. Patton left behind a famous namesake.

Page 18
Valley Of The Shadow
by Michael E. Haskew

When a panicky aide reported a supposed gap in the Union lines at Chickamauga, commanding General William Rosecrans issued the single most disastrous order of the Civil War. The result was pandemonium.

Page 26
Storm Over Fort Pulaski
by Peggy Robbins

As a young lieutenant, Robert E. Lee had helped construct Fort Pulaski, outside Savannah, Georgia. He was confident it would withstand enemy bombardment.

Page 32
Nothing But Glory Gained
by Robert C. Cheeks

On the third day at Gettysburg, an obscure Confederate divisional commander named George Pickett would organize-but not lead-the most famous charge in American history, the charge that now bears his name.

Page 42
Devil At The Crossroads
by Robert E. Rogge

The Federal horsemen searching for “that devil Forrest” in northern Mississippi would find him soon enough-then they would have the devil to pay.

Page 50
Book Reviews

Page 58
by Michael Garlock

Desolate Fort Jefferson was the North’s “Devil’s Island.”


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