Spring 2014

Vol. 4, No. 1

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"A One-Armed Jersey Son-of-a-Gun"
An unquenchable thirst for war transforms a restless son of privilege into a fearless but controversial commander.
By Stephen W. Sears

Fight Songs
From inspiring anthems to humorous ditties, Civil War soldiers crafted a variety of musical lyrics to help pass the time, air laments, amuse comrades, and share their struggles.
By Christian McWhirter

Rivers, Roads, & Regiments
The 1864 Overland Campaign in pictures.
By Garry Adelman

The Ubiquitous Mr. Tanner
Grievously wounded during the conflict, Union soldier James Tanner went on to achieve both fame and infamy during his remarkable postwar life.
By James Marten


Editorial: Personal Favorites

Salvo: Facts, Figures & Items of Interest

          Travels: A Visit to Frederick, Maryland
          Voices: Hardtack
          Preservation: Interpretation: Half the Battle
          Figures: A Ticket Home
          Disunion: The Freedmen of Wisconsin
          In Focus: Brady's Accidental Exposure

Casualties of War: Albert Moses Luria

Battlefield Echoes: The Wilderness, Body Counts, and Fading Hopes

Books & Authors

         Voices From the Army of the Potomac, Part 2
              By Gary W. Gallagher

         Civil War Personal Journals
              By Robert K. Krick
Parting Shot: Take Me Out to the ... Battlefield