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  • Civil War Times Magazine

    Hell in the Harbor

    Accurate Rebel ‘shot and shell’ terrified Fort Sumter’s garrison. Charleston Harbor, April 1861: Three hours before dawn, a single shell announced the war’s beginning. Suddenly something flashed and boomed ashore. In Fort Sumter...

  • CIVIL WAR TIMES MAGAZINE

    The War’s Biggest Blunder

    William T. Sherman had many opportunities to capture Augusta’s ordnance complex And didn’t even try In the June issue, we published Part 1 of author Ted Savas’ account of Georgia’s Augusta Arsenal in which he described the...

  • CIVIL WAR TIMES MAGAZINE

    The War in Their Words: This Great Struggle

    A Confederate Surgeon kept his faith in his cause during the war’s last days. Dr. Francis Marion Robertson was a prominent figure in Charleston, S.C., when the Civil War began. A politically active Whig and friend of Henry Clay,...

  • MHQ

    6 Questions | Author Paul Starobin

    PAUL STAROBIN is a frequent contributor to the Atlantic and New Republic and was the Moscow bureau chief for Business Week. His writing has appeared in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal,...