Summer 2019 Civil War Monitor cover

Summer 2019

Vol. 9, No. 2

Wilmington, North Carolina
J.E.B. Stuart
William S. Rosecrans


The Refugees
For the many thousands of African-American men, women, and children who escaped to the safety of Union lines during the Civil War, the quest for freedom was far from over.
By Amy Murrell Taylor

Old Rosy Reconsidered
A look at the flawed but successful Civil War career of William Starke Rosecrans
By William B. Kurtz

The Perils of Occupation
Union soldiers charged with keeping the peace in civilian areas faced a different kind of warfare marked by its own struggles and dangers.
By Andrew F. Lang


Editorial: The Fragility of Freedom

Salvo: Facts, Figures & Items of Interest

Travels: A Visit to Wilmington
Voices: War’s Hardening Hand
Preservation: Remembering Our Veterans Across Generations
Dossier: J.E.B. Stuart
Faces of War: A Bright Future
Figures: The Weight They Carried
Cost of War: Gardner’s Sketch Book
In Focus: Relics of the War’s First Martyr


American Iliad: The Impact of the Lost Order, by Mark Grimsley

Public History: Recollections of a Military Staff Ride, by Christian B. Keller

Books & Authors:

The Best Civil War Movies of All Time
With Matthew Christopher Hulbert and James Marten

The B&A Q&A
With Larry J. Daniel

Parting Shot: Cat vs. Cat