Robert E. Lee and Slavery…..30
by Elizabeth Brown Pryor
Myths and suppositions abound on the great general’s view of slavery. But any doubt about how ‘Marse Robert’ regarded the Peculiar Institution can be erased by examining his own words.
Mary Todd’s Rebellious Relatives…..40
Abraham Lincoln married into a family that included a whole lot of Rebels.
‘Fighting Dick’ and His Fighting Men…..42
by George Skoch
From the Wilderness to Appomattox with General Richard Anderson and his troops.
Rebels in the Limelight…..48
by Keith Miller
The brilliant beam of a Union calcium light turned night into day at Charleston’s Battery Wagner.
President Lincoln’s Patent Model…..56
by Jason Emerson
Abe’s proposed device for rescuing steamboats sheds new light on his technological bent.
Civil War Today…..14
Edited by Linda Wheeler
The deadly geology of “killing grounds”; Richmond, Ky.’s new museum; Lincoln wanted a duel with “cavalry broadswords”.
Gary W. Gallagher’s Blue & Gray…..21
For most new visitors, new Gettysburg exhibits will be their only chance to learn about the war.
New Bern, N.C.: Battlefield and Barbeque.
by Peter S. Carmichael
Joseph Glatthaar follows Lee’s army through thick and thin.
Letter From Civil War Times…..29
150 Years Is Almost Here.
1. Tried By War: Abraham Lincoln as Commander in Chief by James McPherson
2. More Than a Contest Between Armies: Essays on the Civil War Era edited by James Marten and A. Kristen Foster
3. The 28th North Carolina Infantry: A Civil War History and Roster by Francis H. Casstevens
4. August Valentine Kautz, USA: Biography of a Civil War General by Lawrence G. Kautz
5. Friendly Persusasion (DVD) directed by William Wyler
1. Lee Considered: General Robert E. Lee and Civil War History by Alan Nolan
1. Hey, History Isn’t Boring Anymore! by Kelly Ann Butterbaugh
Where to find primary sources on Lee and slavery.
Looking at Lincoln…..74
by Harold Holzer
His favorite photo.
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