Civil War Times – December 2011 – Table of Contents

FEATURES

Taking Back Arlington
Robert E. Lee’s son Custis did what the general could not: Beat the federal government
By Anthony J.Gaughan

It’s All in the Details
A portfolio of ironclads from the hands of a master modeler
By Helen Hannon

Samuel Clemens Con Artist
Twain tapped his inner Tom Sawyer to defraud Northern abolitionists
By Robert Sattelmeyer

Simple. Cheap. Deadly.
Cleverly disguised iron bombs sent several Yankee ships to a watery grave
By Joseph M. and Thomas H. Thatcher

Stonewall’s Silent Ally
A railroad to nowhere gave Thomas J. Jackson’s soldiers a tactical advantage at Second Manassas
By Earl B. McElfresh

Witness to Slaughter
Antietam’s Miller farmhouse is in the midst of an overhaul

 

DEPARTMENTS

Letters&Opinion
Gettysburg mystery photo debated

Past&Present
News, Culture and Events

Image&Insight
No Starbucks for these guys

Q&A
Cate M. Wyatt, Journey Through Hallowed Ground

Blue&Gray
The War Through Soldiers’ Letters

Battlefields&Beyond
London, England

Thoughts&Comments
Our new look

Books&Media
Lee’s Army by the Numbers

Sources&Credits
Ship models, websites and more

Tried&True
Patriotism in the kitchen

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