Civil War Times – August 2013 – Table of Contents

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Fighting on Strange Ground
By Earl B. McElfresh
Did the Rebels lose at Gettysburg because of Lee’s bad maps?

‘Hundreds of Rebels Lay There’
By D. Scott Hartwig
A New York sergeant describes the chaotic two-day struggle on Culp’s Hill

Lights, Camera… Abe-Mania
By Megan Kate Nelson
Lincoln’s everywhere these days, selling cars and even slaying vampires!

Stealing the Sun
By Robert Wilson
Mathew Brady rewrote the book on photography in Gettysburg

‘Landscape on Edge’
By Lisa Brady
Grant tried every trick in the book to capture Vicksburg, a “fortress by nature”

 

DEPARTMENTS:

Letters&Opinion
At the beach with CWT

WeiderReader
More great reads in our sister titles

Past&Present
News, culture and events

Blue&Gray
British historians praise the Rebels

Image&Insight
Hot coffee—and some wise advice

Q&A
Donald Pfanz defends Richard Ewell

Battlefields&Beyond
City Point, Va.: Grant’s Nerve Center

Thoughts&Comments
Gettysburg’s forgotten hero

Books&Media
Photography in America’s Civil War

Sources&Credits
Jed Hotchkiss; an old magnolia

Old&Sold
Soulful socks

 

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