Winter 2017

Vol. 7, No. 4

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Of Monuments and Men
How do we responsibly remember Robert E. Lee and the Confederacy?
By Allen C. Guelzo and John M. Rudy

Boys at War
Images and stories of some of the Civil War's youngest soldiers
By Ronald S. Coddington

"Our hearts ached with pity"
In remarkable newspaper accounts published decades after the war, nurse Maria Hall recalls the suffering of "army boys"
Edited by John Banks


Editorial: Whither Confederate monuments?

Salvo: Facts, Figures & Items of Interest

          Travels: A Visit to St. Louis
          Voices: Hunger Pangs
          Faces of War: A Soldier and His "Secess" Cap
          Figures: Black Men in Blue
          Preservation: A New State Park for Virginia
          Cost of War: A Confederate POW's Pipe
          In Focus: Manassas Monument


          American Iliad: The March to the Sea, Part 2, by Mark Grimsley

          Living History: The History Seeker, by Jenny Johnston

Books & Authors

         The Best Civil War Books of 2017

               With Lorien Foote, A. Wilson Greene, Kevin M. Levin, Gerald J. Prokopowicz, and Andrew

Parting Shot: A Goodbye Gift