Civil War Times – February 2012 – Table of Contents

FEATURES:

The Loyalty of Silas Chandler
Was he a heroic black Confederate—or a slave forced to do his master’s bidding?
By Myra Chandler Sampson and Kevin M. Levin

‘Terrible Has Been the Storm’
William Sherman’s men took out years of frustration on South Carolina civilians.
By Jacqueline G. Campbell

War Around the Edges
George Houghton photographed daily life in Union Army camps in Virginia.
By Harold Holzer

George Crook’s Tin Ear
At the Second Battle of Kernstown, Jubal Early lured Union forces into a trap.
By Scott C. Patchan

Christmas in Blue and Gray
A Confederate and a Federal soldier describe Christmas away from home.

Longstreet: Culprit or Scapegoat?
“Old Pete’s” role at Gettysburg has sparked debate for generations.
By Glenn Tucker

 

DEPARTMENTS:

Letters&Opinion
A craze for pinky rings; Mosby

Past&Present
News, Culture and Events

Blue&Gray
Lee searches for a new Stonewall

Image&Insight
Rebel POWs at White House Landing

Battlefields&Beyond
Tracking Stonewall’s ambulance ride

Thoughts&Comments
Civil War Times celebrates 50 years

Books&Media
Judge Holt, Abe’s controversial advocate

Sources&Credits
Artifacts, websites and more

Tried&True
Mainers’ tribute to the Union

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