Civil War Times — February 2014 — Table of Contents

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Braxton Bragg Reconsidered
By Lawrence Lee Hewitt
Bragg’s command of grand strategy was better than that a Confederate leader

‘My Darling Nellie’
By Susannah J. Ural
A soldier’s letters to his bride reveal an unquenchable faith in the South’s future

Where Have I Seen That Face?
By Tim Allen
Research and luck combine to identify a member of the Washington Artillery of New Orleans

$10 a Month
By Rick Beard
USCT men risked their lives to fight for the same pay as white Union troops

From the Cradles of Secession
By Karen B. Kurtz
Well-loved playthings, elaborate Southern dolls were also used for smuggling

‘Avowed Enemies of the Country’
By David C. Keehn
The Knights of the Golden Circle diverted Federal arms to the South in anticipation of secession

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