Civil War Magazines-1990's

 
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America's Civil War
January
1990
War's Last Cavalry Raid (Even as news of Robert E. Lee's surrencer at Appomattox reached their camp, vengeful Union vacalry rode out to teach Southern civilians a final lesson in the brutality of "total war".), Battle For Missouri (The fate of Missouri hung in the balance when Union and Confederate troops clashed in the late-winter snow and mud at the Pea Ridge, just across the Arkansas border.), Heedless Frontal Assault (William T. Sherman was tired of flanking maneuvers. At summer-scorched Kennesay Mountain, near Atlanta, he decided to vary his tactics. Battle-wise Confederates waited in their trenches for the audacious frontal attack.), The Union's Bear Flag Defenders (Despite their great distance from the major battlefields of the Civil War, eager California volunteers flocked to defend the Union against pro-Southern elements within their state.)
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Blue & Gray
February
1990
The General's Tour - The Battle of Ball's Bluff: October 21, 1861, Controversy - Deflowering a Myth: Rose O'Neal Greenhow and the Battle of First Manassas, Reflections - In Lasting Tribute: The U.S. Army and Gettysburg Since 1863, Common SOldier - The Life and Times of James A. Wheeler, A Tennessee Confederate, Back Roads - Defending California, Driving Tour - The Battlefield of Ball's Bluff, A Camp Talk Extra - Johnny Clem Vindicated
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Civil War Times Illustrated
February
1990
Ulysses S. Grant: A Special Issue: Chapter 1: His Life and Hard Times (His early military career and leaving it), Chapter 2: An Unhappy Civiliam (An unsuccessful businessman is saved by the outbreak of war), Chapter 3: A Kind of Northern Hero (Early success which turns his superiors against him), Chapter 4: Leading The Juggernaut (His Vicksburg campaign changes the face of war), Chapter 5: Commander Of All Union Armies (His promotion to Lieutenant General places him alongside George Washington), Chapter 6: The Gracious Victor (He bests Robert E. Lee and brings the war to a close), Chapter 7: Difficult Last Days (Two-term President who died under a cloud of scandal)
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Civil War Times Illustrated
April
1990
Home of the American Arch Villain (The family home of John Wilkes Booth), Bennett Place: Humble Shrine To Peace (The North Carolina location where General Joe Jackson negotiated the surrender of his men to Union Major General Sherman), Bury Them If They Won't Move (Book excerpt about the 1964 "Battle of the Crater" outside Petersburg, VA), In A Most Disgraceful Moment (The 22d Virginia), Death At A Distance (Long distance rifles and the result of their work), A Conversation With The Past (A 1904 conversation with Rebel Major General SImon B. Buckner)
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America's Civil War
May
1990
Hold at All Hazards (Robert E. Lee ordered ill-fated George Pickett to hold Five Forks, "at all hazards". But Union General Phil Sheridan was planning to "go to smashing".), Battle Above The Clouds (An impatient Ulysses S. Grant considered the Battle Above the Clouds to be "all poetry". But it was battle enough for the soldiers who fought atop.), So Perfect a Slaughter (With Stonewall Jackson wounded and the Confederate lines badly jumbled, the Battle of Chancellorsville was "Fighting Joe" Hooker's to win - if he could.), Gunboats Up The River (Politician-General Nathaniel Bank's grand design to capture Shreveport left Admiral David Porter's Union gunboats high and dry.)
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Civil War Times
June
1990
History Moves The Mail (Postage Stamp art), On To Prison (Tale by an anonymous Massachusetts foot soldier in the Belle Isle stockade), The Battle of Brandy Station, He Would Steal? (Lincoln takes the war funds away from Pennsylvanian Simon Cameron), Give The Blacks Texas (In 1863 the United States Senate considered cutting Texas in half to establish a place for the Blacks), Homage to a Unique Rebel (Confederate soldier Henry Brown)
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Blue & Gray
August
1990
The General's Tour - The Sultana Disaster: Conspiracy of Greed, Camp Talk Extra - Chicago Round Table Turns 50, Battle - With Shouts of Triumph and Trumpets Blowing: George Custer versus Rufus Barringer at Namozine Church on April 3 1865, Primer - Civil War Naval Vessels, Reflections - Tennessee Remembers Her Boys in Blue
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Civil War Times
August
1990
Special Issue: The Story of the War's Final Days - Prologue: Peace Nears, Chapter 1: "Success Was Eminently a Happy, A Glorious One", Chapter 2: "The Whole Country Seemed To Be Alive with Demons", Chapter 3: "God's Will Be Done", Chapter 4: "The Last Gun Had Been Fired", Chapter 5: "It Was a Terrible Calamity", Epilogue: America Looks to the Future
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Blue & Gray
October
1990
The General's Tour - Brandy Station: The Civil War's Bloodiest Arena of Mounted Combat (On June 9, 1863 Union horsemen under the overall command of Alfred Pleasonton managed to surprise Jeb Stuart's cavalrymen in their camps near the town of Brandy Station on the Orange & Alexandria Railroad. It was a very close call for the Southern cavalier as he struggled to save his command and his reputation. While Pleasonton played no significant role in the actual attacks, subordinates such as John Buford and David Gregg proved themselves worthy combatants, instilling a newfound confidence in the much maligned Eastern horsemen in blue.), Controversy - The Truth About Wise's Well: Setting the Record Straight on South Mountain (...how did 58 dead Rebels really end up in Daniel Wise's well in Fox's Gap.), Audio/Video Reviews - From Glory to Echoes of the Blue & Gray (...how the movie you saw differs from the original script, and actually Civil War veterans walking and talking on film.), Reflections - Will the Real "Mudwall" Jackson Please Stand Up? (...is he Alfred Eugene, or John King, or William Lowther...or who?), Guest Editorial - Preserving Brandy Station (...the battle's not over yet.)
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Civil War Times Illustrated
October
1990
The Reliable Remington (The Remington New Model Army Revolver), G.A.R. Museum Is A Treasury of War Relics (A museum founded by Union veterns in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), A Tourist At Gettysburg (A disabled Union veteran visits the battlefield while smoke is still in the air and wounded lie in hospitals), The Century Art: What War Looked Like (Images made for Century magazine 20 years after the last shot was fired), Inside Mosby's Confederacy (An excerpt from a book about the "Gray Ghost"), Strike The Phrase "Strike The Tent" (Medical research has the last word on the last words of Robert E. Lee), Big War On A Small Screen (A PBS Civil War history series comes to television), Hard Rope's Civil War (A secret mission ends abruptly when Indians ask too many questions)
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Civil War Times Illustraated
Nov/Dec
1990
The Petersburg "Folly Gun" (Built to fire 121 bullets at a time it sits at Petersburg, VA, a monument to oddity), Our heftiest Relics (what would compel someone to buy a working Civil War-era cannon), Six Guns Against The Fleet (Dick Dowling and his men are the Confederacy's most honored soldiers), Where Do You Stand Horace Greeley? (The publisher who kept on changing his mind and got Lincoln mad at him), Writing Home to Talladega (Letters home from an Alabama officer), Desperate Courage (The Union Army's Irish Brigade was called the nation's bravest soldiers but Irish-American's ask bitter questions)
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Blue & Gray
December
1990
The General's Tour - The St. Albans Raid: Rebels in Vermont! October 19, 1864: Preservation Bulletin - Brandy on the Brink of Demise!, Gettysburg - If Peaches Could Talk..., Reflectiond - Lincoln's First Gettysburg Address: A Little Known Impromptu Speech Perhaps Best Forgotten, Audio / Video Reviews - Van Heflin's Raid to Ken Burn's Classic
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Civil War Times Illustrated
Jan/Feb
1991
Going Back Into The Union At Last (The Gettysburg campaign through the eyes of a Louisiana Tiger), Atlanta's Restored Cyclorama (Their painting-in-the-round), Harvard's Civil War Lizard (The museum's strangest artifact), Lincoln's Victory Tour (The last journey of a living Lincoln), The Vice-President Resides In Georgia (Confederate Vice President Alexander Hamilton Stephens was at odds with the Confederate policies so he lived away from the capital), Charge Of The Tarheel Brigades (These few units sweep aside the Union Army's toughest veterans), A Problem Of Rank (Is rank honrary, temporary or social)
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Blue & Gray
February
1991
The General's Tour - Savannah: Mr. Lincoln's Christmas Present, Unsolved Mysteries - The Shelton Laurel Massacre: Murder in the North Carolina Mountains, Controversy - The Great Imposters, Audio/Video Reviews - Jefferson Davis' Greatest Mistake
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Civil War Times Illustrated
March/April
1991
Praying For Southern Victory (The words of a young Confederate wife as she waits for news of her man in a nearby battle), Lincoln's Lost Telegram (A telegram long thought lost from Lincoln when he was considering firing his chief general), A Poetic Plea From Prison (A prisoner in Fort Jefferson and his unique way of begging for release), The Battle of Rock Creek (Misouri's first battle of the Civil War), An "Historic" TV Double Feature (Upcoming films on TV), How To Pick Out Bad Officers (The test that the Federal Government gave to determine good and bad officers)
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Blue & Gray
April
1991
The General's Tour - Season of Change: The Winter Encampment of the Army of the Potomac, December 1, 1863-May 4, 1864, West Of The Mississippi Idaho Shoot-Out, Reflections The Civil War's First Monument: Bartow's Marker at Manassas, Back Roads On the Road to Gettysburg: Cashtown Inn, Audio/Video Review The Civil War is on a Roll
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America's Civil War
May
1991
Ict Assault Routed (As Confederate fortunes plummeted like the temperature in winter-racked East Tennessee, James Longstreet sent his hungry troops forward for a last-ditch assault against Union-held Fort Sanders.), Unprovoked Tragicomedy in St. Louis (Despite its comic-opera elements, the affair at Camp Jackson, Mo., was not really funny. Innocent men, women and children were involved.), Whirling Through Winchester (Ulysses S. Grant sent feisty Phil Sheridan to wrest control of the fertile Shenandoah Valley from the Confederates. At Winchester, "Little Phil" begtan the job in earnest.), Raiders of the Artic Seas (The Civil War was grinding to a halt, but the feared Confederate Raider Shenandoah still carried on a one-vessel war of her own on the high seas.)
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Civil War Chronicles
Summer
1991
"The Great Arrogance of the Present to Forget the Intelligence of the Past" (The maker of the great documentary on the Civil War tells how the medium of film evokes the emotional reality of history.), The Fires of Norfolk (At war's outbreak a frightened commander was ready to give away the Union's greatest navy yard.), Lee's Greatest Victory (At Chancellorsville. But the cost was too steep.), Then and Now: The Big Gun (One of the most powerful weapons in the service of the South.), The Rock of Chickamauga (Lee, Grant, Jackson, Sherman, Thomas. Yes, George Henry Thomas belongs in that company.The trouble is, he and Grant never really got along.), Lincoln From Life *Previously unknown: the first portrait of Lincoln ever painted.), The Big Parade (Serious postwar tensions within the Union army disappeared in one happy stroke that gave the United States its grandest pagent.)
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America's Civil War
July
1991
Return to the Killing Ground (Bombastic General John Pope tempted fate by returning to the old battleground at Manassas. He thought he had caught Robert E. Lee napping - he was wrong.), Contesting Cumberland Gap (For over two years, timid generalship frustrated Union plans to seize strategically vital Cumberland Gap. Had they moved more quickly, the war might have been significantly shortened.), Brawling Yankee Brass (Unlike their chivalry-conscious Confederate counterparts, quarreling Northern generals preferred to fight their feuds with pen instead of sword - with one tragic exception.), Meteor of the War (John Brown's fanatical scheme to seize the federal arsenal at Harper's Ferry and ignite a slave revolt in the South lit, instead, the powder keg of civil war.)
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Civil War Times
July/August
1991
Special Biography Edition: The Life of Jefferson Davis: "We Will Vindicate the Right": An Account of the Life of Jefferson Davis, Chapter 1: "We Will Vindicate The Right", Chapter 2: The First and Only Confederate President, Chapter 3: His Nation's Commander in Chief, Chapter 4: The Great Philosophical Collision, Chapter 5: King Jeff the First, Chapter 6: The Will to Win and Denying Reality, Chapter 7: A Reason to Loathe Davis
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America's Civil War
September
1991
Audacious Railroad Chase (Union spy James Andrews and his handpicked crew led Southern railroaders on a wild chase through the Georgia countryside aboard the "borrowed" engine General), Carnival of Death (Colonel Robert Shaw and the gallant 54th Massachusetts won lasting glory with their attack on Fort Wagner, but failed to win the battle for the North), Confederates' Brilliant Exploit (Jesse McNeill's Rangers spirited away two high-ranking Union Generals from their hotel beds. Said one captive, "Gentlemen, this is the most brilliant exploit of the war">), Attack Written Deep and Crimson (Strategic Corinth and its railroad lines were a key target for Confederate armies hoping to march north in support of General Braxton Bragg's invasion of Kentucky)
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Civil War Times Illustrated
Sept/Oct
1991
Following The Paper Trail (Trying to follow a check written by John Wilkes Booth), Los Angeles' Drum Barracks (The Junior Officer's quarters are still standing in California), Training In Treason (The Georgia Military Institute was thought of as several different things at the beginning of the Civil War), I Have A Great Contempt For History (Looking into why Major General George Meade's career stagnated), Oh, Dem Bones, Dem Dry Bones (Looking into whether Lincoln suffered from Marfan's Syndrome which would have killed him if the bullet hadn't), I Shall Be A Prisoner (Dr. William Page's reaction to McCellan's order to abandon critically injured and amputees to the enemy), A Soldier's Sketchbook (The visual record left by Julian Scott)
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Blue & Gray
October
1991
The General's Tour - 13 Haunted Places of the Civil War, II: Just When You Thought It Was Safe To Read About The Civil War Again...Introduction - Spirits of the Parks, Number 1 - McRaven of Mississippi, Number 2 - The Phantom Army of Harper's Ferry, Number 3 - A Presence at Perryville, Number 4 - Fall Hill Specters, Number 5 - Carnton at Franklin, Number 6 - The Kind Ladies of Old Camp Chase, Number 7 - Stones River Slaughter Pen, Number 8 - The Haunting of Cashtown Inn, Number 9 - Jesse James' Farm. Number 10 - Savannah Ghosts, Number 11 - The Chickamauga Curse: "River of Death", Number 12 - Spirits of Drum Barracks, Number 13 - Gettysburg Exorcism or Buried Alive
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Civil War Chronicles
Winter
1991
The Industrial Bulwark of the Confederaccy (In 1861 the South needed desperately to build a war machine fast. The job fell mainly on one man and his factory.), The First News Blackout (The Civil War ignited the basic conflict between a free press and the need for military security. By war's end. the hard-won compromises between soldiers and newspapermen may not have provided all the answers, but they had raised all the modern questions.), Search and Destroy (The government so thoroughly confiscated these Civil War-era photos that they didn't resurface for more than a century.), Investigation: 1862 (Suspected of treason but not convicted, the Union general Charles P. Stone went to prison.), The Booth Obsession (The author joins the thousands who feel compelled to trace the flight of Lincoln's assassin.), The First Kansas Colored (They were the first black men to fight in the Civil War. They were the first to serve alongside whites. And they were the first to die.)
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America's Civil War
November
1991
Literal Hill of Death (A small hill in Southern Mississippik became the focus of intense fighting during the Vicksburg Campaign. Champion's Hill, said a survivor, was "literally a hill of death".), Melee on Saint Patrick's Day (Two old West Point classmates paid their respects to one another at Kelly's Ford on the Rappahannock. The meeting would be more that a mere social occasion. however.), Stars in Their Courses (Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson worked together surprisingly well, given the remarkable number of differences in their backgrounds and personalities. Perhaps it was something in the stars.), High Seas Brouhaha (Interested Southerners hoped the diplomatic crisis caused by an overzealous Union naval captain would boil over into full-scale hostilities between Great Britain and the United States.)
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Civil War Times Illustrated
Nov/Dec
1991
A $2500 Set of Trading Cards (19th century cigarette maker trading cards of Civil War Heroes), How To Capture A General (The story of Rebel "Gray Ghost" John Mosby kidnapping a sleeping Union General), Break Out (Confederate artilleryman "Wash" Traweek tunnels out of Elmira prisoner-of-war camp and heads home to Alabama), Lincoln's Murder: The Simple Conspiracy Theory (Why we have been led to believe that Booth acted alone), The Bloody Fifth (The COnfederate 5th Infantry eliminates a Federal regiment within 10 minutes), Maffit: "Magician" of the Blockade (How was John Maffit able to sneak his privateer Florida in and out of blockaded Confederate ports), An Unpleasant Relic (A photograph of a branded hand gives an idea of how seriouw pro- and anti-slavery men were in the years before the Civil War)
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Blue & Gray
December
1991
The General's Tour - Much to Sadden and Little to Cheer: The Civil War Years at West Point, An Album of Civil War Era Cadets and Professors, Roster of West Point Graduates 1861-1865 Profile - Robert E. Beckham: The Man Who Commanded Stuart's Horse Artillery after Pelham Fell Audio / Video Reviews - Song of the Sixties are Hot!
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America's Civil War
January
1992
Black Thursday for Rebels (Robert E. Lee's gallant but exhausted troops struggled through marshy bottom land in their flight from Petersburg. The entire Union Army was slashing at their heels), Cloak & Dagger Fiasco (Lurid rumors of assassination filled the air as President-elect Abraham Lincoln made his way toward Washington for his inauguration. In pro-Southern Baltimore, security was espically tight.), Mantled in Fire And Smoke (In one hour of desperte fighting on the rocky ledges of Little Round Top, the Battle of Gettysburg = and perhaps the fate of the entire Union - reached its decisive climax.), Confused First Fight (While Union columns descended on him from all directions in western Virginia, an optimistic young Confederate colonel waited at Phiippi for reinforcements that would never arrive.)
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Civil War

The Magazine of the Civil War Society
Jan/Feb
1992
The Vengeful War of William C. Quantrill (Early in the War, Quantrill was the most feared man in Kansas. But was he a murderer, or a maligned and brilliant guerilla who just happened to take few prisoners?), "The Most Horrible Barbarism' (Killing heat and rampant disease made the days hellish in Andersonville Prison, but the nights help pure terror as cold-hearted thievfes and thugs preyed on the sick and dying.), Formula For Disaster (Three of the Confederacy's least successful generals came together at the wrong place at the wrong time. Would the South ever recover from the bungling and cowardice of Fort Donelson's commanders?), The Winning Entry in the 1991 Civil War Essay Contest (Father Thomas O'Reilly: A Savior of Atlanta. A future historian makes his debut with a superb profile of an obscure Southern hero.), Civil War Magazine's First Annual Endangered Battlefields List (Here are the six places where you can make the most immediate and important difference in the struggle to save a significant Civil War Battlefield.), Dispatch Box, "I Was There", The Civil War Almanack, The Reviewing Stand, Lest We Forget
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Civil War Times Illustrated
Jan/Feb
1992
At Home With The General (The Great Locomotive Chase of 1862), The Painter and the President (Artist Francis Carpenter's work on Lincoln), "A Might Mean - Fowt Fight" (The Battle of Wilson's Creek, Missouri - the first fight out west), "Tired Soldiers Don't Go Very Fast (A first-person remembrance of the Battle of ANtietam that rebutts the dcommonly accepted story of the fight for Burnside Bridge), The Gray Reunion (A reunion in 1911 in Little Rock)
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America's Civil War
March
1992
Coalfields' Perfect Hell (Pennsylvania's hard-bitten coal miners had no intention of trading one perilous profession for another. Union enlistment officers soon had full-scale rebellion on their hands), Daring Night Assault (Robert E. Lee put his worn-out army into winter quarters behind the icy Rappahannock, confident the enemy would leave him alone until spring. But Abraham Lincoln had other plans), Decks Covered With Blood (A Confederate defender at Port Hudson, bastion of the lower Mississippi, boasted that the Southern position was "a place hard to get at>" Union Admiral David Farragut agreed, but that didn't stop him from trying), Taking Off the Kid Gloves (Skeptical residents of St. Louis took one look at John C. Fremont's Europeanized "Bodyguard", and marked it down as a unit that wouldn't fight. At Springfield, the Bodyguard had something to prove)
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Civil War Times Illustrated
March-April
1992
Features - One Marine's Brief Battle (A young man from Vermont, the son of a family with influence in Washington, he could have done anything during the Civil War. But Robert Hitchock wanted to be a U.S. Marine officer. He got his way and became a footnote in American history), The Cost Of Capture (Can you understand what Union or Confederate prisoners-of-war went through during their incarceration? Visit the Andersonville stockade in Georgia and discover what it took to endure there), Boots And Saddles: Part One - The Eastern Theater (This is a history of the cavalary, the most colorful branch of the Northern and Southern armies. Many people familiar with pictures of cavalrymen in plumed hats, wiekding Civil-War-era swords and revolvers, know little about what it took to arm, supply and train these soldiers. Here they'll find some of that information), Historians Honor Herois Horse (A Connecticut town names a street after an equine hero of the Confederacy. But which one and why?), Where Did Seminary Ridge Go? (An investigative reporter goes to work for CWTI and uncovers how and why the U.S. Park Service and Department of the Interior agreed to a land sway deal with Gettysburg College, one that cost Americans several acres of historic real estate on the Gettysburg battlefield. It's a sad story of politics, ineptitude, a law suit and bulldozers), "All Goes On Like A Miracle" )Robert E. Lee was baffled. Ulysses S. Grant and an entire Union army had disappeared from the front and Lee had no idea where they were going. Studied by generations of professional soldiers, this is the story of Grant's great strategic coup, secretly moving the Army of the Potomac across the James River and confounding his opponent) Departments - Letters To The Editor, Behind The Lines, Time Lapse, 130 Years Ago, In Print, Coming Events
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Blue & Gray
April
1992
The General's Tour - The Battle of Five Forks: Final Push For the South Side, Yankee Captain Daniel Ellis: The Old Red Fox of East Tennessee, Lee's Last U.S. Army Post
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America's Civil War
May
1992
Very Jaws of Capture (The blockade-running Gladiator was carefully prepared for a swift trip into Southern ports, but sharp-eyed Union agents sealed the way), Darbytown Road Debacle (Robert E. Lee's Virginia veterans moved out one frosty morning to recapture Fort Harrison. It would be Lee's last offensive north of the James River), Southern Belles at War (From secession to surrender - and years of suffering in-between - Southern women stood foursquare behind their menfolk in their bid for self-determination), Brilliant Cavalry Exploit (Music teacher turned cavalryman Benjamin Grierson led Confederate horsemen on a 600-mile chase through Mississippi's swamp-riven bottom lands)
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Civil War Times
May/June
1992
A Shrine in The West (California, which did not like Lincoln, is now the home of the largest memorial to him west of the Mississippi), The French Lady (Zarvona, a Confederate soldier who disguised himself as a woman and led a band of hijackers), For Better or For Worse (Spending her honeymoon as a refugee), News of The Day (Newspaper stories and advertisements of the period), The Fighting Minority (The story of the many groups of minorities that fought in the Civil War), Robert Anderson: Reluctant Hero (The Southern-born commander of Fort Sumter), Boots and Saddles Part Two: The Western Theater (Forrest and Morgan, Grierson and Wilson)
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Blue & Gray
June
1992
The General's Tour - Stonewall Jackson: Molding the Man and Making a General, Common Soldier - Two Corporals: A Tale of Nathan Bedford Forrest's Attack at Sulphur Branch Trestle, Alabama Naval History - A Long War and a Sickly Season: Yellow Fever and the East Gulf Blockading Squadron
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America's Civil War
July
1992
Kentucky Neutrality Threatened ("I think to lose Kentucky is nearly the same as to lose the whole game" said Abraham Lincoln. In 1861, there was plenty of reason to believe that the president's home state would secede from the Union), Carnage In A Cornfield (As the Battle of Antietam commenced on the morning of September 17, 1862, David R. Miller's 30-acre cornfield separated the lines of blue and gray. By midday, the field would be red from a grisly harvest), Pell-Mell Cavalry Clash ("We don't fear Stuart's whold cavalry," boasted Brig. Gen. Judson Kilpatrick. But on October 19, 1863, it would have been better for him and his troopers if they had been a prudent degree more fearful.), War's Last Battle (Eager to experience battle before the Civil War ended, Colonel Theodore H. Barrett interpreted the willingness of "Rip" Ford's Texans to surrender to mean that they had no stomach for a fight. He was sorely mistaken)
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Blue & Gray
August
1992
A Special Issue The Second Battle of Manassas Lee Suppresses the "Miscreant: Pope
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America's Civil War
September
1992
Federal's Risky Pursuit (Union General Cadwallader Washburn was unhappy with his latest assignment:" Follow Forrest to the death". Many of his predecessors had done just that.), Return to Fredericksburg (Five months after their overwhelming defeat at Fredericksburg, Union forces once again prepared to charge up Marye's Heights.This time, they intended to reverse the score.), Yankees in Gray (Many reasons, professional and personal, impessed native-born Northerners to join the Confederate Army. Thirty became generals, and most served valorously.), City For The Taking (The vital port of Savannah prepared to meet the blueclad onslaught of William Tecumseh Sherman and his hard-marching "bummers". Time, however, was running short.)
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Blue & Gray
October
1992
Anniversary Message to Blue & Gray Readers, The General's Tour - The Deception of Braxton Bragg: The Tullahoma Campaign of June 23-July 4, 1863, A Camp Talk Extra (Holloywood Focuses on the Civil War), The Steadiest Body of Men I Ever Saw: John T Wilder and the Lightning Brigade, Jeb Stuart and his Reluctant Cavalryman: Gunner Tom Rosser is Forced to "Jine the Cavalry", The Art of Redifer (Interpretations of Lincoln)
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Civil War Chronicles
Winter
1992
The War That Never Goes Away (More than the Revolution, more than the Constitutional Convention, the Civil War was the crucial test of the American nation. The author of Battle Cry of Freedom, a definitive book on the subject, explains why the issues that fired the Civil War are as urgent in 1992 as they were in 1861.), The Children of Gettysburg (The storm broke over their small town and changed their lives forever.), The New Sherman Letters (Extraordinary correspondence, recently revealed, takes us inside the mind of a military genius. Here is William Tecumseh Sherman in the heat of action, inventing modern warfare, grieving the death of his little boy, struggling to hold Kentucky with levies, rolling invincibly across Georgia, and - always - battling the newspapermen whose stories, he believes, are killing his soldiers.), Hell and the Survivor (A Union soldier had a better statistical chance of living through the Battle of Gettysburg than of surviving the prisoner-of-war camp called Andersonville. But Charles Hopkins did it and left this horrifying record.), The Terrible Price of Freedom (The bloodiest day's fighting in our nation's history took place on ground that has hardly changed since 1862. Antietam today offers a unique chance to grasp what a great Civil War battle was actually like.)
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Civil War Times
November/
December
1992
News of The Day (Copies of newspaper arcticles of the day), Wading in The High Tide of Kentucky (The Perryville Battlefield - was this the spot where the Confederates lost the war?), Prisoner of Circumstances (The letters of Union sailor Andres Hopkins show what capture could do to a family), Preview Decision in The West: The Unusual Combat History, Holiday in New York (How bad was it for the soldiers stationed there after the Draft Riots), The Greatest Scoundrel (Jake Thompson - served as U.S. Secretary of the Interior and the Confederate's Representative to Canada and money disappeared from both places), Bonus Book Excerpt Mapping The Civil War
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Blue & Gray
December
1992
The General's Tour - Monocacy: The Battle That Saved Washington, My Friend, The Enemy: The Tale of an Illinois Lieutenant, Wade Hampton's Chaplain, and the Burning of Columbia, Audio-Video Reviews, Three Roads to Andersonville, Lincoln's Gratitude Regained, Battle of Monocacy Preservation Message
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Blue & Gray
February
1993
The General's Tour - The Campaign and Battle of Mill Spring, The Cavalry Clash at Quebec Schoolhouse: Cobb's Legion, CSA, and Medill's Union Horsemen Fight In The Shadow of South Mountain, Maryland, September 13, 1862, Back Roads - A Visit With Uncle Remus: Joel Chandler Harris Museum, Eatonton, Georgia, Controversy - Reflecting on Gettysburg: Or, Rethinking the Nig One, Preservation - Conditional Surrender: The Death of U.S. Grant and the Cottage on Mount McGregor
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America's Civil War
March
1993
Doubly Missed Opportunity (On either side of the Rapidan River, Union and Confederate armies in the fall of 1863 seemed hesitant and overly cautious of each other. Perhaps - with good cause - they were fought-out. Gettysburg was only a few months in the past), Tragedian's Greatest Role (Abraham Lincoln - like thousands of other Northern playgoers - would have recognized his assassin at a glance. John Wilkes Booth was one of the most famous actors in America. His last role was also his deepest tragedy), Bold, But Not Too Bold (At Big Bethel, Union Brig. Gen Ebenezer Pierce watched as skirmishers covered the 3rd New York's withdrawal against advancing enemy infantry - and suddenly realized that they were actually exchanging shots with other Union troops), Forrest's First Fight (Mollie Moorehead was eager to tell Lt. Col. Nathan Bedford Forrest that the Yankees had occupied Sacramento, Ky. It was all Forrest could do to dissuade her from riding into battle with him).
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Civil War Times
March/April
1993
More on a Night at the Theater (New-found eyewitness accounts provide a reevaluation of the Lincoln murder), We Cleared Their Way (A Union artillerist gives his account of the Second Battle of Manassas), I Shall Make Him Remember This Insult (Confederate Major General W.H.T. Walker), In Harm's Way (What civilians endured during the Battle of Antietam), Jeff Davis' Last Ride (When his resting place was changed from one place to another), You Have Done Me a Great Injustice (Fort Sanders) $5.00 1

Blue & Gray
April
1993
The General's Tour - Strike Them a Blow: Lee and Grant at the North Anna River, Preservation Message - North Anna River: The Past Reclaimed, The Track is Clear to Shohola: Disaster On the Road to Elmira, The Battle of Britton's Lane: The Climax of Armstrong's Raid, Driving Tour - The North Anna Campaign
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America's Civil War
May
1993
Death Takes No Holiday (Arkansas Confederates planned their own Fourth of July celebration at the port of Helena-this time at the Union's expense. Was it bad luck to attack on Independence Day?), Battle Fought on Paper (Union Generals Winfield Scott Hancock and John Gibbon waged a bitter battle on paper long after the fighting had stopped the the Wilderness. Each man blamed the other for the Northern setback there), Capital Folly (Confederate General P.G.T. Beauregard put his fertile imagination to work devising a master plan to capture Washington. Jefferson Davis and Robert E. Lee, however, were skeptical), The Great Debate (Illinois Senator Stephen A. Douglas expected little danger from his homespun opponent in his 1858 re-election campaign. But Abraham Lincoln proved to be a more formidable candidate than anyone could have known.)
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Civil War Times Illustrated
May/June
1993
Moral Victory in the Crusade to Clear Mudd (Modern day trial for Dr. Samuel Mudd), Jef Davis' Living Tomb (His cell at the Fort Monroe Casemate Museum), "I'll Live Yet To Dance On That Foot" (Colonel Charles Blacknail continues to fight despite numerous wounds), The Beast of New Orleans (Benjamin Butler), Custer's Long Summer (At the end of the war his men turn to mutiny), Gunboats Of The Upper Tennessee (The Union needs a Gunboat to move south from Chattanooga)
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Blue & Gray
June
1993
The General's Tour - Grierson's Raid, April 17-May 2, 1863 A Cavalry Raid at it's Best, Driving Tour - Following Grierson Today, The Sword and the Cross of Giles B. Cooke: A Christian Soldier with Lee and Jackson, Audio/Video Reviews - The Horse SOldiers
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Civil War
July/August
1993
Features: The War at Sea - Fantastic Voyage: The Long Raid of the C.S.S. Shenandoah (Beginning and ending with grand deceptions in London, England, the Confederate raider bedeviled the navies of the world.), Raise the Monitor! Can we? Should we? (The first designed ironclad, the Monitor made history in Hamptons Road in March, 1862. Now, from her grave off the Outer Banks, she challenges historic preservationists.), "Damn the Torpedoes!" The Battle of Mobile Bay (Admirals Farragut and Buchanan duel to the death in Alabama's famous haven for blockade runners.), Matthew Fontaine Maury: From Pathfinder to Minelayer (Fot teh U.S. Navy, Matthey Fontaine Maury charted the seas and discovered the Gluf Stream. His contribution to the Confederate cause was more explosive.) Plus: - The Making of Gettysburg: Report from the Set (How do you turn one of the best Civil War novels ever written into a movie for television? Very carefully.), : Inside the Conservation Fund (Third in a series of reports on who's who in Civil War preservation.)
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Civil War Times
September/
October
1993
Fort Pillow, Grover Cleveland and the Rebel Banners, Special Book Excerpt: Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory, Seminary Ridge to Remain Unrestored, To Be Held at All Hazards (Winfield Scott Hancock and the Battle of Antietam), Who Are Exempt (The draft in the North), A Forgotten Account of Chickamauga, Millionaire Rebel Raider: The Life of Nathan Bedford Forrest
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America's Civil War
November
1993
A Mighty Mean-Fowt Fight (Fiery little Nathaniel Lyon refused to compromise with Missouri seccionists. At Wilson's Creek, he paid the full price for his intransigence), Daring Rear-Guard Defense (While the rest of the Army of Tennessee reeled away from Missionary Ridge in panicky defeat, Irish-born Patrick Cleburne and his crack division rallied around their famous blue-and-white battle flag), Wolf At The Door (Georgia Govenor Joseph E. Brown led an eleventh-hour attempt to make peace with William Tecumseh Sherman and his invading hordes. Was it statism, patriotism - or treason?), Roadblock En Route To Washington (With Confederate General Jubal Early racing unchecked down the Shenandoah Valley toward Washington, only a disgraced young general and his raging force stood between Rebels and the nation's capital)
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Civil War Times
November/
December
1993
While Father Was With Us (Memories of an Indiana soldier whose Father visited the front), The Great Deceiver: The Life of Nathan Bedford Forrest (Part II), Gettysburgh: A Battle Becomes a Movie, Libbie's Table (The table George Custer had that Grant had signed the surrender on - or had he), Special Book Excerpt: General James Longstreet, Betwixt Wind and Water (The story of the 'massacre' above Memphis in the fight for Fort Pillow), We Will Stand By You (General Forrest and his actions towards Blacks), Georgia's Endangere3d Gunboats (Will the Confederate Naval Museum have to close), "Til the Paper Work is Done" (The Civil War was the first war with paperwork)
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Blue & Gray
December
1993
Special Issue - Nashville - The General's Tour - The Battle of Nashville: The Desperation of the Hour, Area Map - Middle Tennessee, Tour / Battle Map - Battle of Nashville, Order of Battle - Hood's Army (CSA), Order of Battle - Thomas' Forces (USA), That Cruel Hole in his Brow - The Death of Col. William Shy, Civil War Sites in Nashville Camp Talk Extra - More Trouble at Brandy Station, 'Killer Angels' Comes to Cashtown - Scenes from the making of Gettyxburg.
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America's Civil War
January
1994
Pounding Port Hudson (The siege of Port Hudson, LA, was principally an artillery duel, pitting Union guns like "Whistling Dick" and "Bounding Ben" against the Confederates' "Great Cotton Bale Battery" and "Old Demoralizer".), Firing The Gap (Major General Lafayette McLaws' role in support of Maj. Gen. Stonewall Jackson's investment of Harper's Ferry was to occupy Maryland Heights. Even as he did, however, Union Maj. Gen. William B. Franklin came knocking at his back door - Crampton's Gap.), First ladies at War (Although vilified in 1862 for making "extravagent purchases for herself," the first lady spent so much time in hospitals that Union Soldiers named one ward "Camp Mary Lincoln" in her honor.), Escape From Libby (As the Union prisoner chiseled away at the underground passageway pieces of dirt fell on him from above. Through the small hole, he could see daylight - and two Confederate sentinals.), Commands (Beginning with the Battle of Lee's Mill, the Vermont Brigade paid the highest of prices for its patriotism.), Personality (Was the male Confederate guerrilla Marcellus Jerome Clarke also the female marauder knows as Sue Mundy?), Ordinance (The arms-starved Confederacy searched high and low in its bid to equip its fledgling soldiers.), Book Review (First to fight, Minnesota's gallant volunteers gave "the last full measure" of their devotion to the Union.), Travel (Mississippi's strategic Ship Island was a much-prized target for both sides during the Civil War.)
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Blue & Gray
February
1995
The General's Tour - Gettysburg Vignettes: Three Mini-Tours of Sites on the Gettysburg Battlefield Related to the Fighting on July 1, 1863 that are Unmarked or Seldom Visited: #1-Fight Like the Devil to Hold Your Own. General John Buford's Cavalry at Gettysburg on July 1, 1863 #2-That One Error Fills Him With Faults. Gen. Alfred Iverson and His Brigade at Gettysburg, #3-At The Time Impracticable. Dick Ewell's Decision on the First Day at Gettysburg. With Excerpts from Campbell Brown's Journal., The Trials and Tribulations of Fountain Branch Carter and His Franklin Tennessee Home, On The Back Roads - The Final Resting Place of Gen. Albert Sidney Johnston, Camp Talk Extra - The Next Big Preservation Battle Will Be Truth
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America's Civil War
March
1995
Jo Shelby and His Shadow (When Confederate forces surrendering in the spring of 1865, Brig. Gen. Joseph O. Shelby and his friend, Major Hohn. N. Edwards, came up with one last plan to keep the Cause alive-establish a new Southern republic in Mexico), Great Escape from a Rebel Prison ("Our life was monotonous in the extreme" wrote Union Private Robert Burke of his captivity at Camp FOrd, Texas. "Naturally a person confined to such quarters would let his thoughts dwell much of the time on liberty."), Brief Breach at Fredericksburg (Out of ammunition, Brig. Gen. James Lane's North Carolinians fell back before the men of Brig. Gen. John Gibbon's 2nd Division-through not before two soldiers of the 16th Maine were speared by bayonet-tipped rifles thrown at them by retreating Rebels,), Resort of the Fead (On June 18, 1864, the Raleigh Daily Confederate anounced the conversion of the Kittrell's Springs Hotel into a hospital: "This popular place of summer resort is now open for the reception of our sick and wounded soldiers.")
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Blue & Gray
April
1995
The General's Tour - No Turning Back - Part I The Battle of the Wilderness: The Fighting on May 5, 1864, Twenty-Seven Kinds of Drunk (A sampling of Drunken Tales from Union Court Martial records), Mr. Grant Goes to Washington, Driving Tour of the Wilderness Campaign (The fighting on May 5, 1864)
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Civil War Times Illustrated
April
1995
History Comes Home (Appomattox Court House is a quiet historical reminder), Philo Markham's Long Walk (A New York State farmer makes a spur-of-the-moment decision), Battle In Desperation (Lee tries a risky predawn assault in an effort to escape Petersburg), Sherman's Feuding Generals (General Sherman keeps his Generals battling the enemy instead of each other long enough to conquer Atlanta), Faithful Friends (Dogs and other pets of soldiers), A Rolling Momento (The railroad car built for Lincoln becomes a must-have for a collector), Conduct Unbecoming (Having McGruder defend himself on the eve of an important campaign)
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Civil War Times Illustrated
June
1995
Personal Reminiscences of "Stonewall" Jackson (General Taliaferro fondly recalls Jackson after the war), Historians Oppoase Opening of Booth Grave (Trying to open Booth's grave to see if his is the body in there), Mutiny At The Front (German "Turners" refuse to go into battle in 1863 saying the Federal government should keep it's promises), Stuart's Revenge (Taking revenge for the capture of his plumed hat), Rebel Pirates And California Gold (Trying to seize Yankee gold), Traces Of A Distant War (Traces of the Civil War in San Francisco), Stolen Soldiers (Thousands of Canadians coming in to fight, some as volunteers others coerced or kidnapped by "crimps")
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America's Civil War
September
1995
Personality (British-born Paul Francois de Gournay was one of the Confederate officers behind the deadly guns of Port Hudson.), Ordnance ("No gun is so well suited in all respects to the wants of cavalry", said Rebel Brig. Gen. Basil Duke of mountain howitzers.), Commands (The 14th Kentucky Cavalry fought no major battles, but skirmished in the mountains of its native state.), Reviews (For six months, two bumbling commanders dueled over the fate of Kentucky.), Travel (A bloody routh that took General Ulysses S. Grant almost a year to travel can now be covered in four days.), Ironclad Assault at Trent's Reach (Once he had cleared the obstructions from its path, Confederate commander John K. Mitchell hoped that his James River Squadron could move on to devastate the Union supply depot at City Point, VA. But the tide had turned against him - literally.), Limbs Made and Unmade by War (During the Civil War, the production of prosthetic limbs for thousands of amputees became, as physician and author Oliver Wendall Holmes put it, a great and active branch of homegrown American industry.), Wrecking on the Railroad (In January 1864, while Lt. Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest and Rebel guerrillas harried his supply lines, Mag. Gen. William T. Sherman launched a campaign to destroy Mississippi's logistic lifelines.), Meagher of the Sword (Described in his yourh as "truculent, noisy, brash, verbose and belligerent", Thomas E. Meagher turned those unflattering traits into assets as commander of the Union army's famed Irish Brigade.)
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Blue & Gray
Fall
1995
The General's Tour - Forgotten Valor: Off The Beaten Path at Antietam, Tour Map: Antietam Monument Locator Map, Col. Fletcher Webster's Last Letter: I Shall Not Spare Myself, The Strange Case of Lieutenant Colley, 10th Maine Infantry, Replanting History: The Reforstation of the West Woods
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Civil War Times Illustrated
October
1995
Shadows of Civil War in Baltimore (Southern sympathy was well-hidden during the war, just like the heritage is now), Letters From The Heart (Letters between an inprisoned Virginia officer and his fiancee), Lincoln's Secret Arms Race (Items pulled from the ground by archaeologists in Cold Springs, New York), Civil War in Cyberspace (Computers and technology for Civil War material), Burning Down The South (An excerpt from The Hard Hand of War that helps explode some of the myths of war), Battle For The Rio Grande (An effort to win the West)
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America's Civil War
November
1995
First Blood in Baltimore (The 86th anniversary of the Battle of Lexington), The Gray Fox of Dixie ("Dixie" Dickison and his cavalry company that occupied the land west of the St. John's River), Fighting with Forrest in the Tennessee Winter (The attempt made by Lt. Gen. Nathan Bedford Forret to save the army of Maj. Gen. John Bell Hood after the Battle of Nashville), How the War Changed America's Newspapers (As the Civil War progressed, the thirst for news became insatiable among soldier and civilians alike-even though the price of a daily paper had gone up to as much as 4 or 5 cents a copy by 1865)
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Civil War Times Illustrated
December
1995
Abraham Lincoln: His Life and Legacy His First love (His greatest passion was politics), The Man At The White House Window (Discussions on his reasons for fighting the Civil War), Tried By War (Lincoln's battle to find a general who saw the war as he did), The Happiest Day Of His Life (New information on the assassins motives and the official Confederate plan), The President At Play (Are the tales of his strength and ability true?), "I Should Not Say ANy Foolish Things" (He rarely spoke after becoming President due to fear of saying foolish things), A Man of Sorrows (The source of his profound sadness and depression), Collecting Lincoln (Artifacts relating to the 16th President), Potraits of the President (Photo essay)
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Blue & Gray
Summer
1996
The General's Tour - Uncommon Valor: Hood's Texas Brigade in the Maryland Campaign, Lost Victories: Johnston and Sherman at Cassville, Camp Talk Extra - Preservation: Superhighway Threatens Moorfield, Corrick's Ford, Driving Tour - Hood's Texas Brigade in the Maryland Campaign
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Civil War
June
1996
Features - The Man Behind the Mine (Henry Pleasants had known much disappointment in his short life. Tragedy was his shadow. It was only fitting, then, that his most famous creation was a spectacular disaster.), When Opposites Meet (The knockdown, drag-out brawl we call the Battle of Pea Ridge saw Indians, frontier militia and raw volunteers slug it out amid the pines of the Ozarks. For the commanders, it was more a game of bluff poker.), The Hope of the Confederacy (Critics have long accused Confederate President Jefferson Davis of meddling in military affairs and undermining Confederate strategy. But what was that strategy and who developed it? One of today's leading analysis of command in the Civil War talks about Davis and his partnership with Robert E. Lee.) Departments - The Printed War: Essays & Reviews (Rampant absenteeism gave Armies just deserts.), Dispatches from Our Correspondents with the Armies (The Army of Northern Virginia), (The District of Western Louisiana), The Valley District), (General Dix's Department of Virginia) Portraits in Conflict (Blue-blooded George Wythe Randolph - Sailor, Soldier, Secretary - may have been the Confederacy's best bureaucrat.), Weapons (Whitworth Rifle - Sniping tool of the Confederacy.)
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Civil War
August
1996
Features - The Other Jefferson Davis (Having the same name as the Confederate president was not exactly murder on the career of Federal General Jefferson C. Davis, but his personal history did include homicide.), The Way It Looked: A Conversation with Don Troiani (Every history lover dreams of traveling back in time, but with H.G. Wells nowhere in sight, Don Troiani's paintings mught just be the next best thing to a time machine.), A Year at Sea (A farm boy joins the Navy to see the world and sees the sea - and a lot of adventure - from Boston to New Orleans.), The Revenge of Turner Ashby (Was Jackson's daredevil cavalry chief incredibly brave or just a little crazy? The answer may lie somewhere in between.)
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America's Civil War
September
1996
Rebel Rout of Streight's Raiders (As Union Colonel Abel D. Streight's infantry left Mount Hope, Ala., on April 28. 1863 he had Brig. Gen. Grenville Dodge's assurance that Maj. Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest was "on the run". Forest was running all right - after Streight), The Russians Are Coming (A diplomatic campaign to seek warm-water havens for the ships in case of war with Britain or France paid big dividends for Russia, which the New York Sun hailed as "the only European power that has maintained a hearty sympathy with the United States during our present troubles".), From Montezuma to Manassas (On July 21, 1861, U.S. Marines landed once more-this time on the southern bank of Bull Run. What followed was described by their commandant as "the first instance recorded in its history where any portion of [the Corps] members turned their backs to the enemy."), Iriquois Chief and Union Officer Ely Parker (Before surrendering at Appomattox, General Robert E. Lee shook hands with all of the Union officers present. When the Southern commander came to Lt. Col. Ely S. Parker, a Seneca Indian, he remarked, "I am glad to see one real American here." Parker replied, "We are all American.")
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Blue & Gray
Fall
1996
The General's Tour - The Battle of Wilson's Creek (The 'Damnedest Yankee' saves Missouri for the Union), Beverly H. Robertson and the Battle of Brandy Station: An Examination of General Robertson's Conduct in the Great Cavalry Battle, Camp Talk Extra: More Great News from Brandy Station
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America's Civil War
November
1996
A Flank Unturned at Chickamauga (By mid-afternoon of September 19, 1863, Maj. Gen. Wilbur S. Rosecrans reported that his forces were "driving the Rebels in the center hadsomely" and he believed that "we will drive them across the Chickamauga tonight". He believed wrong.), Kill Cavalry's Nasty Surprise (Before daybreak on March 10, 1865, Confederate cavalrymen stole upon Brig. Gen. Judson Kilpatrick's headquarters near Monroe's Cross Roads, N.C. No pickets had been posted, allowing the Rebels to ride up to the Union camp without being noticed.), Firing The Norfolk Navy Yard (Virginia Governor John Letcher sent Navy Captain Robert B. Pegram to Norfolk on April 18, 1861, to "assume command of the naval station...and do and perform whatever may be necessary to preserve and protect the property of the Commonwealth and the citizens of Virginia".), They Rode With Quantrill (A handful of the "bushwackers" who raided with Colonel William Quantrill in Missouri and Kansas were genuine murders, some of whom added to theor notoriety after the Civil War. The rest would be branded by the company they kept.), Personality (Many good Samaritans - including Walt Whitman - bore witness to the poignant death of Oscar Wilbe.), Ordance (Without the unsung undertaker, the Civil War would have been an even greater horror for all involved.), Commands (The 36th Alabama entered the Battle of Chickamauga with 401 muskets. The next day the regiment was down to 296.), Reviews (Ambrose Bierce emerged from the Civil War as a cynic "whose faulty vision sees things as they are, not as they ought to be".), Travel (Munfordville's Green River Bridge made the town a prize in the struggle for control of Kentucky.)
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America's Civil War
July
1998
Near Miss at Davis' Cross Roads (Major General William S. Rosecrans had high hopes as his Federals crossed Lookout Mountain in Spetember 1863 during their pursuit of Confederate General Braxton Bragg's Army of Tennessee. "We supposed the enemy were in full retreat...", one Union officer later recalled, "but we were mistaken."), Escape From Clark's Mountain (On August 18, 1862, General Robert E. Lee had his entire army massed behind Clark's Mountain in Virginia, ready to launch a surprise atrike on Maj. Gen. John Pope's forces across the Rapidan River. Unknown to Lee, however, a daring Union spy had infiltrated the Confederate army and threatened to thwart his plans.), Lost Opportunity at Gettysburg (The Confederate assault on Cemetery Ridge 135 years ago had a propitious beginning when Lt. Gen. James Longstreet smashed the left of the Federal line. But confusion among the Southern commanders turned a potential victory into a bloody stalemate.), Last Voyage of CSS Hunley (Designed to torpedo Union blockading ships, the submarine CSS H.L. Hunley had a series of deadly trial runs, erning her the nickname "Peripatetic Coffin". After her only successful sortie, Hunley vanished - her whereabouts a mystery for more than 130 years.), Personality (A bloody clash in Baltimore prompted college professor James Ryder Randall to pen "My Maryland".), Commands (Leading a cavalry charge at Stones River, Colonel Minor Milliken called to his 1st Ohio troopers, "Death or glory, boys."), Ordance ("Timberclads" spearheaded the Union advance into Tennessee while formidable ironclad ships were under construction.), Reviews (Although he lacked an impressive persona, General Ulysses Simpson Grant knew how to win a battle.), Eyewitness To War (Samuel Partridge detailed his daunting responsibilities as a Union quartermaster in a series of letters to his brother.)
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Civil War Times Illustrated
August
1998
Who's To Blame (Exposing the real scapegoat for the South's loss at Gettysburg), Stories Of The Stones (Some strange stories from the over 1,600 monuments at Gettysburg), The Kid (A scrawny kid joined the 12th Massachusetts Infantry at Gettysburg then disappeared but a fellow soldier searches for him), Rebels In Pennsylvania (Lee was trying to capture Harrisburg until the Battle of Gettysburg interrupted)
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Civil War
October
1998
Features - Sheridan and Crook: Anatomy of a Failed Friendship (Together they survived the assaults of Confederate armies. Could the onslaught of victory and fame tear them apart?), "A Deficiency of Judgement": The Trent Affair (The misguided bravado of one brash officer brought the Lincoln administration its most delicate diplomatic crisis.), A Dark and Bloody Ground: The Incident on the Nueces (Fate made a group of German immigrants central figures in perhaps the blackest day in Texan history.) Departments - The Printed War: Essays and Reviews (Boy George, Unhappy Histories of a failed prodigy.), Unconquered by the Battlefield (Psychological warfare and the Making of a combat soldier.)
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Civil War
December
1998
Features - "Nothing to be Gained, and Great Risks Taken" (The players in the 1862 Army-Navy Contest were brave, enthusiastic and should have been somewhere else), Louisa May Alcott and the Transcendance of War (One of America's more enduring literary classics had its roots in the author's brief, but intense, immersion in the horrors of war), The Last Chance (Nowhere was Douthern Courage more evident - time and time again - than beneath the waters of Charleston harbor) Departments - The Printed War: Essays and Reviews (The Battle for Joe Johnston), War News (Reconstruction the Home of the Unreconstructed Rebel)
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