Civil War Times – February 2011 – Table of Contents

Features

Judging George Custer
How can you judge a man when you devote your entire attention to the last day of his life?
By Stephen Budiansky

‘Lee to the Rear!’
A rare first-person account sheds new light on the Confederate commander’s brush with death
By Robert K. Krick

Hell on the Water
The transatlantic slave trade flourished for centuries
By Ron Soodalter

Bonus Infographic: David Fuller tracks slave commerce

Lee’s Armored Car
Photographic clues reveal a fearsome weapon’s origins
By David H. Schneider

Super Spy From Wales
The Rebs had no idea they were leading a Pinkerton man right to their camp in western Virginia
By Gavin Mortimer

Departments

Mail Call
Whitworth bullets; defending George B. McClellan—or not; Crater massacre

Civil War Today
Historic maps online; Gettysburg monument’s missing inscription
New Smithsonian Extra: Artifacts from the “Nation’s Attic”

Blue & Gray
The war was won in the East
By Gary W. Gallagher

Field Guide
Washington, D.C., city of monumental surprises

Collateral Damage
The Weikert Farm’s controversial legacy
By Harry Smeltzer

Interview
Garry Adelman on photography and preservation

Letter From Civil War Times

Reviews
Ethnic Americans at war; guerrillas out West; Ben Grierson’s raid through Dixie

Resources
Custer’s career; Texan’s burial place; D.C. cemetery tours

Characters
Caricatures by Mike Caplanis

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