TOC: The Civil War Monitor (Spring 2019)

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TOC: The Civil War Monitor, Vol. 9, No. 1 (Spring 2019)

 

FEATURES

How the West Wasn't Won
Henry H. Sibley's 1862 invasion of New Mexico signaled Confederate plans to create a western empire. Or did it?
By Gary W. Gallagher

"Gibraltar of the James"
The letters of a Union sailor bring to life the valuable service performed by the formidable ironclad warship USS Onondaga and its crew during the war's final year.
By Noah Andre Trudeau

Mutiny in the Army
A January 1866 revolt by African-American soldiers in the 128th U.S. Colored Troops sheds light on the often troubled path to freedom experienced by former slaves who joined the Union military.
By Jonathan Lande
 

DEPARTMENTS

Editorial: Heading West

Salvo: Facts, Figures & Items of Interest

          Travels: Day Trip: Petersburg to Appomattox
          Voices: Avid Readers
          Faces of War: Charley's Legacy
          Figures: Satterlee General Hospital
          Preservation: Celebrating Park Day Volunteers
          Cost of War: A Rare Photo of the Boy General
          In Focus: Brady at Work?

Columns:

          American Iliad: The Great Emancipator, by Mark Grimsley

          Living History: Map Quest, by Jenny Johnston
 

Books & Authors

         The B&A Q&A
               
With Peter S. Carmichael

          The Books That Built Me
               
By George C. Rable
 

  Parting Shot: Children of the Battlefield