Civil War Times – August 2012 – Table of Contents

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One Mile of Open Ground
By Allen Barra
Was Pickett’s Charge really necessary?

As a Union Prisoner Saw the Battle of Gettysburg
By Asa Sleath Hardman
A Yank with a grandstand seat left a firsthand account of Pickett’s Charge

Times Square Confederate
By David J. Jackowe
Most New Yorkers haven’t noticed the tiles depicting Rebel flags in the subway

Champion of the Common Soldier
Soldier-artist Julian Scott’s paintings humanized the war

Start With the Basics
By Noah Andre Trudeau
Research begins with these essential sources

Lives on the Line
By Eric J. Wittenberg
After the Battle of Brandy Station, four POWs faced the threat of execution

DEPARTMENTS

Letters&Opinion

An end to “biting the bullet”

Past&Present
News, culture and events

Blue&Gray
Bell I. Wiley’s influential soldier studies

Image&Insight
Laundresses—or prostitutes?

Q&A
J. David Hacker revises casualty counts

Battlefields&Beyond
Manhattan, New York

Thoughts&Comments
Visit Grant’s Tomb!

Books&Media
Winston Groom’s Shiloh, 1862

Sources&Credits
Pickett’s Charge, Adolph Ochs and more

Old&Sold
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