|A Century Ago This
Month by Robert D. Hoffsommer
|December 1862: Prairie
Grove, Fredericksburg, Chickasaw Bluffs, Van Dorn's Holly Springs Raid,
|A Letter From Fredericksburg: "I
Have With the Reg't Been Through a Terrible Battle" by Maj. Francis E.
|Maj. Francis E. Pierce participated in the
suicidal attack on Marye's Heights at Fredericksburg 100 years ago and
lived to write a vivid account of his experience in a letter to a
friend. Hitherto unpublished, here is that account.
|W. L. Sheppard:
Artist of Action (a special portfolio) by Ulrich Troubetzkoy
|A member of the Richmond
Howitzers, this talented artist left a collection of superb paitnings
and sketches showing the life and times of the Confederate soldier.
|On the Road to Atlanta:
Johnston vs. Sherman by Allan Keller
|Two of the shrewdest generals in the Civil
War commanded the armies in this classic campaign whose outcome sealeed
the fate of the Confederacy.
|Frederick Douglass (a
personality profile) by Larry Gara
|This one-time slave became both a symbol
and an effective spokesman for the Abolitionist cause.
|The 'Swamp Angel'
by Francis Lord
|Southerners had other
names for this cannon and the Federals who set it up to fire on the
City of Charleston.
Flotilla Ran te Gauntlet Past Vicksburg by Edwin C. Bearss and Warren
|U. S. Grant knew how to
seize this Confederate fortress town which denied the Federals use of
the Mississippi; that was to put an army across the river downstream
and attack from the land side. But first he had to get the
necessary boats past the mighty guns of Vicksburg.
A Diary of Battle, The
Personal Journals of Colonel Charles S. Wainwright Edited by
2. Lion of White Hall by
David L. Smiley
3. By Sea and By River by
4. Last Night the Nightingale
by Clifford Dowdey
5. West Point Atlas of the Civil War
6. Civil War Ironclads by