Fall 2019

Vol. 9, No. 3

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"The Real War Will Never Get in the Books"
Top historians debunk five of the Civil War's most enduring myths.
With Gerald J. Prokopowicz, Gary W. Gallagher, Earl J. Hess, Brooks D. Simpson, and William Marvel

The Man with the Magic Pencil
A look at the Civil War artwork of illustrator F.O.C. Darley

Civil War Cinema in New Deal America
During the early decades of the 20th century, Hollywood filmmakers both shaped and reflected the popular understanding of the Confederacy, slavery, and Abaham Lincoln.
By Nina Silber


Editorial: A Big Loss

Salvo: Facts, Figures & Items of Interest

          Travels: A Visit to Fredericksburg
          Voices: The Angel of the Battlefield
          Preservation: Transforming the Breakthrough at Petersburg
          Faces of War: Teacher, Nurse, and "Strong, Gentle Girl"
          Figures: On the March
          Cost of War: A Tragic Image Earns Big
          In Focus: A Tough Job


          American Iliad: Rock of Chickamauga, by Mark Grimsley

          Stereoscope: History as Imagination, by Megan Kate Nelson

Books & Authors

               The B&A Q&A
With Kevin M. Levin

  Parting Shot: Jack, the Four-Legged Soldier