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  • CIVIL WAR TIMES MAGAZINE

    Insight: Capitol Commanders

    A Congressional committee kept a close eye on Union generals Report of the Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War ranks among the indispensable sources on the Union war effort. Published in eight volumes between 1863 and 1866 and...

  • CIVIL WAR TIMES MAGAZINE

    Confederate Con Artist

    A mysterious woman of many names and dubious merit became a southern media celebrity. For 140 years, historians have puzzled over a book published in 1876 titled The Woman in Battle, the memoir of a woman calling herself Loreta Velasquez,...