Summer 2020

Vol. 10, No. 2

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Features

Disputed Glory
The 54th Massachusetts Infantry performed heroically in the attack on Fort Wagner. Why did so many northern newspapers argue otherwise?
By Glenn David Brasher

Mission to the James
Inside Abraham Lincoln’s secretive visit to Ulysses S. Grant’s headquarters at City Point, Virginia, in 1864
By Noah Andre Trudeau

Fortunate Sons
A summer in the saddle with the Dartmouth Cavalry
By William Marvel

Departments

Editorial: Uncertain Times

Salvo: Facts, Figures & Items of Interest

Voices: Camp Sports
Preservation: Joining Forces
Faces of War: Cadet to Boy Colonel
Figures: The Civil War’s Long Reach
Cost of War: A Historic Bulletin Earns Big
In Focus: A Deathly Calm

Columns:

American Iliad: The Greatest Bards: Part 2, by Mark Grimsley

Fighting Words: Skedaddle, by Stephen Berry
Books & Authors:

         The B&A Profile: Ralph Peters
By Patrick Brennan
  Parting Shot: Seating for Surrender

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