Dead Confederates, A Civil War Era Blog

Summer 2015 in the Civil War Monitor

Posted in Memory by Andy Hall on June 14, 2015

The new issue of the Civil War Monitor is now online, and will be appearing in mailboxes and on newsstands shortly. In this issue:

Angels of War. Like the men they saw off to the front, women too felt the pull of patriotism at the outbreak of the Civil War. For many wives, daughters, and sisters—northern and southern, young and old—the most useful way to support country and cause was to volunteer as a nurse.

Closing Act. In the last months of the Civil War, Texas and the Trans-Mississippi of the Confederacy struggled to hang on. By Andrew W. Hall

Death and Life on Belle Isle. An idyllic setting on the James River—where modern Richmonders bike, swim, run, and relax—belies a dark Civil War history. By John M. Coski

DEPARTMENTS

Editorial: Angels of War
Salvo: Facts, Figures & Items of Interest
Travels: A Visit to Jackson
Voices: Dog Days
Dossier: Robert E. Lee
Preservation: Saving the Heart of Antietam
Figures: The Rifle Musket
Disunion: Lee Surrendered, But His Lieutenants Kept Fighting
Cost of War: George C. Clapp Letters
In Focus: Richmond in Ruins

Books & Authors
Voices from the Army of the Potomac, Part 5. By Gary W. Gallagher
The Books That Built Me. By Brian Matthew Jordan

Parting Shot: An Invisible Wound

It’s a real treat to have a feature story appear alongside works by folks like John Coski, Gary Gallagher, and Brian Matthew Jordan. Now would be a good time to subscribe to the Monitor.

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