Summer 2021 Civil War Monitor cover

Winter 2023

Vol. 13, No. 4

Grant Moves South
The Education of Qunicy Gillmore


Friendly Foes
How James Longstreet’s close relationship with Ulysses S. Grant survived the war—and made him a pariah in the postwar South
By Elizabeth R. Varon

The Education of Quincy Gillmore
A Union general learns the lessons of sedimentary geology the hard way during the Siege of Charleston.
By Scott Hippensteel

A Disappointment to His Friends
The unkown story of the “Brooks Expedition”
By James Marten


Editorial: Pete & Sam & AI

Salvo: Facts, Figures & Items of Interest

Voices: Losing Comrades
Preservation: A Gettysburg Reclamation Project
Faces of War: A Young Volunteer’s Short War
Figures: The Sharps Carbine
Cost of War: The Fabric of a Fatal Tale
In Focus: Grant Moves South


Fighting Words: “Postal Currency” and “Postage Stamps,” by Tracy L. Barnett

Crossroads: John Bell Hood and Indecision Along the Tennessee River, by Andrew S. Bledsoe

Books & Authors:

The Books Civil War Books of 2023
With Cecily N. Zander, Gerald J. Prokopowicz, Brian Matthew Jordan, Jennifer M. Murray,
and Kevin M. Levin

Parting Shot: A Sumter Souvenir