Fall 2013 Civil War Monitor cover

Fall 2013

Vol. 3, No. 3

United Daughters of the Confederacy


Why I Fight
Why reenact the Civil War? One devotee of the hobby explains its multifaceted and enduring appeal.
By Matt Dellinger

An Act of War
Exclusive, behind-the-scenes images from the Blue Gray Alliance 150th Gettysburg Reenactment.
Photographs by Jonathan Kozowyk

The Puritan & The Cavalier
Opposites in appearance and demeanor, Confederate generals Stonewall Jackson and Jeb Stuart nonetheless forged a deep and abiding wartime friendship.
By Jeffry D. Wert

Hell Hath No Fury
Even as their husbands and brothers turned to reconciliation in the decades following the Civil War, northern and southern women were far less willing to let bygones be bygones.


Editorial: Past is Present

Salvo: Facts, Figures & Items of Interest

Travels: A Visit to Chickamauga
Primer: The Other Medical Kit
Voices: Soldiers’ Pets
Preservation: Simpson and Stewardship
Disunion: Napoleon Perkins Loses His Leg
In Focus: Ironclads in Action

Casualties of War: Henry Lord Page King

Battlefield Echoes: Sherman’s Mississippi Raid

Books & Authors:

Voices from the Army of the Potomac
              By Gary W. Gallagher
Memoirs: The Ultimate Confederate Primary Sources
               By Robert K. Krick

Parting Shot: The Rail-Splitter’s Right Hand