Table of Contents – April 2010 – Civil War Times

FEATURES

‘The War Was a Grievous Error’
James Longstreet spoke bluntly about Confederate strategy and fellow generals in a rare 1879 interview
Edited by Peter Cozzens

Staying the Course at Gettysburg
Gettysburg Address: Emotional tribute or a plea for help?
By William Marvel

Executing Justice
Confederate soldiers struggled to adjust to the harsh reality of deadly discipline
By Kevin M. Levin

Lost in the Fog of War
Battle raged on land and water for Baton Rouge, Louisiana’s capital
By Alan G. Gauthreaux

PLUS: The Journey of CSS Arkansas
A David Fuller map

Sacred to the Memory
Monuments began popping up at Manassas even before the war’s end
By Michael W. Panhorst

DEPARTMENTS

Mail Call
How honorable was Lee? Teddy Roosevelt’s Rebel uncle; D.P. Newton’s museum

Civil War Today
Students campaign for Ohio abolitionist; memorial for USCT massacre; Battles of Five Forks and Unison, Va.
Edited by Linda Wheeler

Blue & Gray
Many generals richly deserve new biographies
By Gary W. Gallagher

Military Manuals of the Civil War
August V. Kautz’s
The Company Clerk

NEW! Places and People John Marszalek talks about the U.S. Grant Papers

Field Guide
The Civil War paid a harsh visit to Williamsburg, Va.

Letter From Civil War Times

Reviews
Northern women at war; an icon’s flawed treatise; “Tinclads”

Resources
Williamsburg, Va.; and read more about military executions

Characters
Caricatures by Mike Caplanis

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