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  • CIVIL WAR TIMES MAGAZINE

    Insight: Absent Without Leave

    Were confederate deserters really losing the will to fight? Historians examining Confederate defeat often describe desertion as both a symptom and a cause. As conditions behind the lines worsened, loved ones begged soldiers to return home....

  • AMERICA'S CIVIL WAR MAGAZINE

    From The Crossroads: A Gallant Stand

    Two 12-pounder Napoleons stand west of the Old Hagerstown Pike at Antietam National Battlefield, opposite David Miller’s famed Cornfield. They are not there for ambience—they mark the positions of Battery B, 4th U.S. Artillery, during...