Number 3 (June 2008)

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Civil War Times, Volume 47, Number 3 (June 2008)
Civil War Times, Volume 47, Number 3 (June 2008)

74 Pages

Cover Story

Cavalier Gunner…..26

by Robert J. Trout

Lewis T. Nunnelee lept a remarkably detailed diary about fighting with Maj. Gen. J.E.B. stuart’s horse artillery at Brandy Station and fending off aggressive Yankees during the 1863 march into Pennsylvania.


Lights…Camera…Civil War!…..34

by Gary W. Gallagher

Hollywood and popular culture have had a huge impact on how Americans view the conflict.

Oil and Water…..42

by Anna Holloway

Paintings from the Mariners’ Museum capture the grace and grandeur of war at sea.

‘A Stupid Old Useless Fool’…..46

by Robert K. Krick

Most Southerners were sorry Rebel artillery chief Brig. Gen. William N. Pendleton ever abandoned the pulpit for the front lines.

Reimagining the South…..54

by Tracy Thompson

A Georgia native wrestles with an inconvenient, troubling truth: Her forebears actually fought on the “wrong” side!


Mail Call…..9

Civil War Today…..14

Edited by Linda Wheeler

Endangered battlefields; Grant’s forgotten monument; use your GPS to explore Mosby’s Confederacy.


by Stephen Petranek

Gary W. Gallagher talks about the best and worst Civil War movies-and how they’ve influenced Americans.

Field Guide…..22

Gettysburg’s new visitor center.

Letter From Civil War Times…..25

Human After All.


1.      Unfurl Those Colors!  McClellan, Sumner, & the Second Army Corps in the Antietam Campaign by Marion V. Armstrong Jr.

2.      Mark Twain’s Civil War edited by David Rachels

3.      How the South Could Have Won the Civil War: The Fatal Errors That Led to Confederate Defeat by Bevin Alexander Crown

4.      The First Louisiana Special Battalion: Wheat’s Tigers in the Civil War by Gary Schreckengost

5.      The Civil War’s First Blood-Missouri 1854-1861 by James Denny and John Bradbury


1.      Fighting for Defeat: Union Military Failure in the East, 1861-1865 by Michael C.C. Adams


1.      The Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History


Maps and guide to the Upperville, Va., cavalry battlefield.

Rank & File…..74

A Federal foot officer.


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