Number 5 (January 1991)

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Americas Civil War, Volume 3, Number 5 (January 1991)
America's Civil War, Volume 3, Number 5 (January 1991)

74 Pages

Page 6
by Roy Morris, Jr.

Page 8
by Robert Collins Suhr

The rifle-musket bridges the gap between flintlocks and repeaters.

Page 10
by Norman K. Johnson

Satanic-looking John R. Baylor was as dangerous as his appearance.

Page 16
by John R. Tripp

The 95th Illinois braved three years of danger to do its duty.

Page 22
Devil’s Own Day
by Christopher J. Allen

A small Methodist meeting house in southwestern Tennessee lent its name to a “must-win” battle in the spring of 1862. No one expected such a horrific bloodbath.

Page 30
Indians Blue And Gray
by Randy Krehbiel

The Five civilized Tribes of Indian Territory found themselves drawn unwillingly into the white man’s Civil War. The Indians, too, would pay a fearsome price.

Page 38
War Comes To Frederick
by Kathleen Ernst

The Civil War seemed a million miles away from tidy, well-kept Frederick, Maryland. But one morning the town woke up to find an unwelcome guest on its doorsteps.

Page 46
Braving The Yankee Blockade
by John Pelzer

Southern blockade runners plied a romantic but dangerous trade in the midnight waters from Nova Scotia to the Bahamas. A watery epitaph awaited the unlucky or unwary.

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Book Reviews

Page 62
by Albert Hemingway

Newport, Rhode Island, was the Naval Academy’s wartime home.


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