Fall 2022

Vol. 12, No. 3

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"We Must Not Be Enemies"
Faces with a nation on the verge of civil war, Abraham Lincoln used his first inaugural address as a last-ditch effort to avert bloodshed.
By Glenn W. LaFantasie

The Perils of Nursing
A look at the brief yet consequential hospital service of Louisa May Alcott
By Jeff Wieand

Smoking War
The allure and significance of tobacco use among Civil War soldiers
By Ben Roy


Editorial: Lincoln Takes the Stage

Salvo: Facts, Figures & Items of Interest

          Voices: A Thirst for Battle
          Preservation: A New Battlefield Park is Born
          Dossier: George G. Meade
          Faces of War: Full Highlander
          Figures: Anesthesia
          Cost of War: Joseph Pitty Couthouy's Identity Badge
          In Focus: After the Storm


          Fighting Words: Forty Rod, by Tracy L. Barnett

           Crossroads: Charles Redington Mudge at Gettysburg, by Andrew S. Bledsoe

Books & Authors

              The Five Best Books on the Civil War in the (Far) West
By Matthew Christopher Hulbert

               Voices from the Army of Northern Virginia, Part 5
By Gary W. Gallagher

  Parting Shot: If Relics Could Talk