Summer 2021

Vol. 11, No. 2

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Rebel Menace
Tracking the long, destructive journey—and swift demise—of the Confederate commerce raider CSS Alabama
By William Marvel

Band of Brothers
How the men of the 107th Ohio Infantry grappled with suffering and death, and remembering, after Chancellorsville and Gettysburg
By Brian Matthew Jordan

The Wilderness Myth
Understanding how and why the Wilderness of Spotsylvania earned its reputation as a uniquely hostile landscape
By Adam H. Petty


Editorial: Roll, Alabama, Roll

Salvo: Facts, Figures & Items of Interest

          Voices: Fear
          Preservation: Mississippi to Make Landmark Investment
          Figures: The Sultana Disaster
          Faces of War: The Advance of the 50
          Cost of War: An Unknown Soldier's Shoes Earn Big
          In Focus: Antietam's Immortals


          Fighting Words: Bully Boys, by Tracy L. Barnett

           Crossroads: Ephraim Cutler Dawes at Shiloh, by Andrew S. Bledsoe

Books & Authors

              Voices from the Army of Northern Virginia, Part 1: Essential Works
By Gary W. Gallagher

               The Best Books on Civil War Strategy
By Brooks D. Simpson

  Parting Shot: Sign of the Times