Meade’s Council of War
Was it determination or hesitation that motivated Army of the Potomac commander George G. Meade to convene a meeting of his senior commanders as the outcome of the Battle of Gettysburg lay in the balance?
By Allen C. Guelzo
Letters to Julia
Ulysses S. Grant’s steady correspondence with his wife throughout the Civil War provides insight into both his experiences at the front and his deep affection for his family.
Edited by Derick Schilling
When the Abolitionists Went to Charleston
During the Civil War’s final days, a group of northerners traveled from New York to the city where the war began to mark the conflict’s end—and collect mementos of the crumbling institution of slavery.
By Blain Roberts and Ethan J. Kytle
Editorial: Meade at Gettysburg
Salvo: Facts, Figures & Items of Interest
Travels: A Visit to Mobile
Faces of War: Dispatches from Hell
Preservation: Saving Glendale
Cost of War: A Thoughtful Gift Pays Off
In Focus: Eyewitnesses to History
American Iliad: Monitor vs. Merrimack, by Mark Grimsley
Stereoscope: Emancipation on Stage, by Megan Kate Nelson
Books & Authors:
The Best Civil War Books of 2018
With Thomas E. Barber, A. Wilson Greene, Brian Matthew Jordan, Kevin M. Levin, and Harry
Parting Shot: A Fitting Tribute