Summer 2019

Vol. 9, No. 2

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The Refugees
For the many thousands of African-American men, women, and children who escaped to the safety of Union lines during the Civil War, the quest for freedom was far from over.
By Amy Murrell Taylor

Old Rosy Reconsidered
A look at the flawed but successful Civil War career of William Starke Rosecrans
By William B. Kurtz

The Perils of Occupation
Union soldiers charged with keeping the peace in civilian areas faced a different kind of warfare marked by its own struggles and dangers.
By Andrew F. Lang


Editorial: The Fragility of Freedom

Salvo: Facts, Figures & Items of Interest

          Travels: A Visit to Wilmington
          Voices: War's Hardening Hand
          Preservation: Remembering Our Veterans Across Generations
          Dossier: J.E.B. Stuart
          Faces of War: A Bright Future
          Figures: The Weight They Carried
          Cost of War: Gardner's Sketch Book
          In Focus: Relics of the War's First Martyr


          American Iliad: The Impact of the Lost Order, by Mark Grimsley

          Public History: Recollections of a Military Staff Ride, by Christian B. Keller

Books & Authors

         The Best Civil War Movies of All Time
With Matthew Christopher Hulbert and James Marten

          The B&A Q&A
With Larry J. Daniel

  Parting Shot: Cat vs. Cat