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  • CIVIL WAR TIMES MAGAZINE

    Insight: Army in the Shadows

    The Confederacy’s Western Theater fighters get little attention compared to their eastern counterparts The army of Tennessee has always lived in the shadow of the Army of Northern Virginia. During the war, it labored under a succession...

  • 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,...

  • CIVIL WAR TIMES MAGAZINE

    Would P.G.T. Lead the A.O.T.?

    Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard almost took command of the Army of Tennessee in 1864. Almost. “Atlanta gone,” Mary Boykin Chesnut wrote in her diary in early September 1864. “Well—that agony is over.” With that blunt statement,...

  • Civil War Times Magazine

    CWT Book Review: Kennesaw Mountain

    Kennesaw Mountain: Sherman, Johnston, and the Atlanta Campaign  Earl J. Hess,  University of North Carolina Press In the summer of 1864, two great armies engaged in a deadly, red-dirt minuet in the hills of northern Georgia....