The Curious Case of the Lost Order
George McClellan had a chance to end the war in 1862. Or did he? It depends on who’s telling the story.
By Stephen W. Sears
63 Days in Charleston
Excerpts from the journal of Lieutenant William Gordon McCabe
By Richard W. Hatcher III
The Unfortunate Colonel
The trial of Seraphim Meyer, the 107th Ohio Infantry commander court-martialed for conduct during the Battle of Gettysburg, still raises questions about the nature of cowardice and courage.
By Brian Matthew Jordan
Editorial: Little Mac and the Lost Order
Salvo: Facts, Figures & Items of Interest
Travels: A Visit to Alexandria, Virginia
Faces of War: “Not while I have my sword arm left”
Preservation: Hallowed Ground: Black troops in the American Civil War
Figures: Horse soldiers
Cost of War: A Bartholomae patent filter canteen
In Focus: The Millers of Sharpsburg
American Iliad: Lincoln Meets His General, by Mark Grimsley
Stereocope: Historian on the Set, by Megan Kate Nelson
Books & Authors:
The Best Civil War Books of 2016
With A. Wilson Greene, Andrew Wagenhoffer, Kevin M. Levin, Joan Waugh, & Gerald J.
Parting Shot: A Hirsute Token