Civil War Times – February 2013 – Table of Contents

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‘Into a Hornet’s Nest’
By Lance J. Herdegen
John Gibbon’s Iron Brigade confronted horrific carnage at Antietam

Online Extra: An account of battle at Antietam by Lieutenant George Breck of the 1st New York Artillery.

On the Trail of Colonel Walker
By Keith S. Bohannon and Gordon L. Jones, with the assistance of Bill Beard
A beloved infantry leader’s weapons are at last reunited

Blood Proof
By Noah Andre Trudeau
At Nashville the rookies in the USCT showed they knew how to fight

State of the Art
By Kim A. O’Connell
Get a look at the Four Seasons of the Confederacy murals, now under restoration

Writers on the Run
By Gavin Mortimer
Yankee newsmen engineered a daring escape from a Southern prison

Up Close With ‘Fighting Joe’ Hooker
Firsthand account of how the Union general handled a close call the day before Antietam 

 

DEPARTMENTS

Letters&Opinion
Challenging the casualty figures

Past&Present
News, culture and events

Blue&Gray
Shelby Foote, popular historian

Image&Insight
Boys in the band take a break

Q&A
Paul LaRue on teaching the war

Battlefields&Beyond
Liverpool, England

Thoughts&Comments
A forgotten order changed the war

Books&Media
John Brown’s spy in Harpers Ferry

Sources&Credits
Black Hats, Atlanta History Center

Old&Sold
Bloody Banner

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