Number 1 (February 2007)

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Civil War Times, Volume 46, Number 1 (February 2007)
Civil War Times, Volume 46, Number 1 (February 2007)

74 Pages


Why Jeb Stuart Was Too Late…..30

by Eric Wittenberg and J. David Petruzzi

How two small cavalry charges that seemed insignificant-foolish even-helped the Union win the Battle of Gettysburg.

Searching for Redemption in the Deserts of Egypt…..38

by James A. Morgan III

Former Civil War soldiers failed as military advisers to Egypt’s army but found unexpected success as explorers.

Battlefield Bulldog, Compassionate Conqueror…..46

by Richard F. Selcer

U.S. Grant’s mastery of the “art of surrender” continued at Vicksburg, and climaxed at Appomattox, where his terms began the reconciliation of a shattered nation.

Intrepid Mariners…..54

by John C. Fazio

Cherbourg, France, was the final crossroads for the frequently intersecting paths of Raphael Semmes and John Winslow-and the final battle for one of the war’s most famous ships.


Mail Call…..4

Turning Points…..7

by Jeffry D. Wert

Rewriting History With the 54th.

Civil War Today…..11

by Donald H. Barnhart Jr.

A Texas-Sized Civil War Museum.


by Chris Howland

My War: The Letters of Robert Aitken…..17

by Dennis Buttacavoli

‘I am alive yet but very near wore out’.


Submitted by Bernhard Olsen

Franklin Murphy: A Billy Yank Turned Governor.

In Their Footsteps…..22

by Jay Wertz

Grant Pries Open the Rebel Heartland at Donelson and Henry.

Letter From Civil War Times…..29


1.      A Crisis in Confederate Command: Edmund Kirby Smith, Richard Taylor and the Army of the Trans-Mississippi by Jeffrey S. Prushankin

2.      Mr. Lincoln’s T-Mails: The Untold Story of How Abraham Lincoln Used the Telegraph to Win the Civil War by Tom Wheeler

3.      Last in Their Class: Custer, Pickett and the Goats of West Point by James S. Robbins


1.      Embattled Courage: The Experience of Combat in the Civil War by Gerald F. Linderman


Frozen Moment…..74

The Grants in Egypt.


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