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Civil War Times – April 2011 – Table of Contents

2/1/2011 • CWT Issues

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The Butcher’s Bill
Was Robert E. Lee the real “butcher” of the war?
By Edward H. Bonekemper III

Eye on Arlington
Lee’s antebellum home gets a much-needed restoration
By Kim A. O’Connell

First Blood at Big Bethel
Southerners triumphed in the war’s first land battle
By John V. Quarstein

Last Letter Home
Union sailor James H. Weber was just 14 when he shipped out for the first—and last—time

Cradle of Secession
Modern views of the Southern port where it all started

‘Black Jack’ at War
John Logan set a high bar for other politicians-turned-generals
By Paul F. Bradley

Departments

Mail Call
Custer criticism; Lee’s Virtual history; Tredegar’s armored car

Civil War Today
Stonewall’s house; Sesquicentennial news

Blue & Gray
The war’s real turning points
By Gary W. Gallagher

Collateral Damage
Virginia churchgoers saved a Yankee private
By Harry Smeltzer

Field Guide
Follow the secession trail in Charleston

Interview
James I. Robertson on the 1960s Centennial

Letter From Civil War Times

Reviews
New Robert E. Lee documentary; Historical Marker Database

Resources
Preserving Big Bethel; who were the worst political generals?

Characters
Caricatures by Mike Caplanis

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