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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....

  • 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,...