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Table of Contents - January 2008 - America's Civil War

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Lincoln's Fleeting Hope for an Early End to the War
By Tom Wheeler and Trevor K. Plante
A newly discovered note penned by Abraham Lincoln after the Union victory at Gettysburg reveals his expectation that his generals will quickly vanquish the fleeing Rebels.


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The Union's Bloody Miscue at Spotsylvania's Muleshoe
By Curtis D. Crockett
Colonel Emory Upton's clever battering ram assault on Confederate lines backfired and led to some of the fiercest fighting of the war.


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Gettysburg Picnic Truce
By Gerard A. Patterson
Chicken, hams and pies had a way of making conva- lescent Yankees and Rebels feel kindly toward each other—as long as one side didn't hog all the goodies.


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The Unfulfilled Promise of Robert E. Lee's Favorite Officer
By Robert K. Krick
Henry Heth's military career got a great jump-start thanks to backing from influential friends.


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Fort Obsolete
Union rifled artillery turned castle-like masonry garrisons into instant historic relics.


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Avenging Angel
By Tonia J. Smith
Nobody knew how old Abby House was, but Rebels all the way up to Jefferson Davis knew better than to mess with the woman everyone called Aunt Abby.


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DEPARTMENTS  

Letters


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Open Fire!
Civil War News and History


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On the Block


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Monuments
By Yvonne Pesquera
Architect George W. Keller's overcame his wounded pride to build Hartford's unique Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch.


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Letter From America's Civil War


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Reviews
• Mexican War leadership lessons
• Why Monocacy mattered
• Gauging Virginia's weather


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Struck!
A permanent reminder of one Yankee infantry- man's fight with a Rebel cavalry trooper.


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ONLINE EXTRAS


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Abraham Lincoln: Commander in Chief


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Battle of Gettysburg: Who Really Fired the First Shot?


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America's Civil War: Fort Wagner and the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry


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