Number 6 (March 1991)

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Americas Civil War, Volume 3, Number 6 (March 1991)
America's Civil War, Volume 3, Number 6 (March 1991)

74 Pages

Page 6
by Roy Morris, Jr.

Page 8
by Gladys Dawson

Clement Vallandigham learned that America was not a “free” country.

Page 12
by Everett L. Slosman

The only thing confederate snowballs killed was one of the soldier’s worst enemies-boredom.

Page 14
by David Sullivan

The short-lived Confederate Marine Corps established its own worthy, if often overlooked, tradition.

Page 24
Northern Hell On Earth
by Matthew S. Walls

While failing to attain the notoriety of Andersonville, the atrociously ill-conceived Federal prison at Elmira almost matched the death rate of its Southern counterpart.

Page 30
It Was Just Madness
Interview by Roy Morris, Jr.

Distinguished historian-turned-television-personality Shelby Foote comments on the PBS documentary “The Civil War”-and on its critics.

Page 38
Battle For The Bridges
by Kimberly Bess Cantrell & H. David Williams

Flushed with his success at Selma two weeks earlier, James Wilson aimed to take the three major bridges spanning the Chattahoochee River at Columbus. Soon, there was only one bridge available.

Page 46
Superb Was The Day
by Gustav S. Faeder

A superb opportunity to flank the Confederates at Williamsburg presented itself to Brig. Gen. Winfield Scott Hancock. His eagerness to exploit it drew him close to insubordination and disaster.

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Book Reviews

Page 62
by L.N. Godley

For four days, Callaway Co. was a self-proclaimed “kingdom.”


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