Summer 2016

Vol. 6, No. 2

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The Redemption of Abraham Lincoln
The last century hasn't been kind to the legacy of the Great Emancipator. Is it time to set the record straight?
By Allen C. Guelzo

Rebel Artist
Scenes from the siege of Charleston, South Carolina, as painted by Confederate soldier Conrad Wise Chapman

"Quite a Spirited Little Affair"
The Second Battle of Rappahannock Station, Virginia, fought on November 7, 1863, saw General George G. Meade and the Army of the Potomac seize one opportunity—and let another slip away.
By Eric J. Wittenberg


Editorial: Abe in the Crosshairs

Salvo: Facts, Figures & Items of Interest

          Travels: A Visit to Charleston
          Voices: War Wisdom
          Faces of War: A Pickett's Charge Survivor
          Preservation: Final Push at Perryville
          Figures: Stride of a Giant
          Cost of War: A Battle-tested Coat
          In Focus: Calm Before the Storm


          American Iliad: Little Mac Fauntleroy, by Mark Grimsley

          Living History: The History Keeper, by Jenny Johnston

Books & Authors

         The Books That Built Me

               By Gary W. Gallagher


         The Business of History Books

               With Theodore P. Savas

Parting Shot: Jefferson Davis Revealed