Civil War Times – June 2010 – Table of Contents

FEATURES

World’s First Military Railroad
Desperate Confederates scavenged tracks and trains to supply hungry troops in 1861
By Arthur Candenquist

PLUS: Tracing the Centreville Military Railroad
A David Fuller map

‘We Must Make Free Men of Them’
Patrick Cleburne’s bold plan to free slaves to fight could have changed the war
By Paul D. Escott

Vicksburg in the Round
Previously unpublished images of the Vicksburg cycloramas
By Noel G. Harrison

‘Noble Union Girls’
Explosions killed dozens of women workers in Federal arsenals
By Judith Giesberg

Rebel Mystery Man
Who was the Southern sergeant who plotted to capture a schooner?
By Mary Roy Dawson Edwards

DEPARTMENTS

Mail Call
War horse memorials; defending Lee; Meade needs a bio

Civil War Today
Restored cannon’s new home; Who won the Lincoln Prize?; Sesquicentennial roundup
Edited by Linda Wheeler

Blue & Gray
Most Northerners fought to restore the Union
By Gary W. Gallagher

NEW! In Harm’s Way
Gettysburg’s Leister House
By Harry Smeltzer

Places and People
The National Civil War Museum curator Brett Kelley makes winter camp

Field Guide
Arlington National Cemetery

Letter From Civil War Times

Reviews
Major General Israel Richard­son’s letters; West Pointers go to war; Louisa May Alcott’s firsthand look at war’s horrors

Resources
A Graphical treatment of Patrick Cleburne and more

Characters
Caricatures by Mike Caplanis

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