To Conquer a Peace?…..26
by James M. McPherson
A definitive battlefield victory may not have officially been part of the Confederate plan in Pennsylvania, but strategic and tactical initiative was always part of Robert E. Lee’s plan.
Burning High Bridge…..34
by Richard F. Welch
The Army of Northern Virginia’s final opportunity to escape Grant’s net disappeared on the banks of the Appomattox.
The Art of Ironclads…..42
by Harold Holzer
Pieces from the USS Monitor Center’s collection illustrate that the famous Monitor–Virginia duel marked a sea change in naval art as well as technology.
Commanding by T-Mail…..50
by Tom Wheeler
How Abraham Lincoln used the new technology of telegraphy to win the war and transform national leadership.
‘I’m Off to See the Elephant’…..58
by Dennis Buttacavoli
Patriotic zeal and zest for adventure fired many a young recruit-then reality hit.
by Jeffry D. Wert
Sheridan Shifts the Tide of War in the Valley.
Civil War Today…..11
by Michael J. Varhola
Revolutionary Exhibit for Revolutionary Ships.
by Eric Ethier
Intelligence: The Secret War Within the War.
In Their Footsteps…..18
by Jay Wertz
Big Trouble in the Big Easy for the Confederacy.
Submitted by Vicki Harney
Jesse B. Vick: A North Carolinian for the Cause.
Letters From Civil War Times…..25
The Age of Machines and Steel.
- Plenty of Blame to Go Around: Jeb Stuart’s Controversial Ride to Gettysburg by Eric J. Wittenberg and J. David Petruzzi
- “New York City Divided: Slavery and the Civil War,” an exhibit at the New York Historical Society
- Fields of Honor: Pivotal Battles of the Civil War by Edwin Bearss
- Stephen Russell Mallory: A Biography of the Confederate Navy Secretary and United States Senator by Rodman L. Underwood
- Free Soil, Free Labor, Free Men: The Ideology of the Republican Party Before the Civil War by Eric Foner
Poplar Grove-Petersburg’s Union Memorial.
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