Number 4 (Winter 1998)

Columbiad, Volume 1, Number 4 (Winter 1998)

Columbiad, Volume 1, Number 4 (Winter 1998)

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From The Editor
by James P. Kushlan

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Notes From The Field

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All For One Charge: The 44th Georgia Infantry
by Judkin Browning

In days when Confederate commanders were still “lavish of blood,” as one general put it, one Georgia regiment’s baptism of fire was also its ruin.

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On To Richmond
by Langdon Sully

Future general Alfred Sully described the spectacle that was the Peninsula Campaign in letters from the front.

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Did A Food Shortage Force Lee To Fight?
by Daniel Bauer

An investigation into Lee’s claim that he had to attack at Gettysburg because his army lacked sufficient rations to do anything else.

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Attack And Destroy: Lee, Napoleon, And The Civil War
by Michael Marino

Could a general raised on the strategy that conquered Europe in the early 1800s win an American war in the 1860s?

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Re-Creating Pickett’s Lost Gettysburg Report
by Richard F. Selcer

Historical sleuthing uncovers clues to what George Pickett said in his official report on Pickett’s Charge–a report Lee rejected, and that was subsequently lost.

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A Navy Out Of Nothing
by John M. Taylor

The Confederate navy can hardly be called a success, but considering the overwhelming opposition, it was no mere failure.

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Book Reviews


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