Dead Confederates, A Civil War Era Blog

New in the Civil War Monitor

Posted in Memory by Andy Hall on February 14, 2014

CWM Spring 2014The new issue of the Civil War Monitor is now available online, and will be arriving in subscribers’ mailboxes and on newsstands soon. In this issue:

“A One-Armed Jersey Son-of-a-Gun”
An unquenchable thirst for war transforms a restless son of privilege into a fearless but controversial commander. By Stephen W. Sears

Fight Songs
From inspiring anthems to humorous ditties, Civil War soldiers crafted a variety of musical lyrics to help pass the time, air laments, amuse comrades, and share their struggles. By Christian McWhirter

Rivers, Roads, & Regiments
The 1864 Overland Campaign in pictures. By Garry Adelman

The Ubiquitous Mr. Tanner
Grievously wounded during the conflict, Union soldier James Tanner went on to achieve both fame and infamy during his remarkable postwar life. By James Marten
Editorial: Personal Favorites
Salvo: Facts, Figures & Items of Interest
Travels: A Visit to Frederick, Maryland
Voices: Hardtack
Preservation: Interpretation: Half the Battle
Figures: A Ticket Home
Disunion: The Freedmen of Wisconsin
In Focus: Brady’s Accidental Exposure
Casualties of War: Albert Moses Luria
Battlefield Echoes: The Wilderness, Body Counts, and Fading Hopes
Books & Authors:
Voices From the Army of the Potomac, Part 2, by Gary W. Gallagher
Civil War Personal Journals, by Robert K. Krick

Parting Shot: Take Me Out to the … Battlefield

h/t to Mark Jenkins for the heads-up on this.


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