Editor Richard Brady Williams has skillfully patched together the Hinrichs manuscripts (some written in German) into this fine volume that immediately becomes an indispensable source for studying the Army of Northern Virginia from the Peninsula campaign until the end of the war.Read More
Cox's military career, which ranged from West Virginia through Antietam to Nashville, Franklin and Atlanta, is meticulously chronicled, as are the various feuds and turf wars he waged with fellow generals.Read More
Behind the Lines
Our conversation with James Broomall, an assistant professor of history at the University of North Florida. In this interview, we discuss Broomall's latest work, a journal article entitled "We are a Band of Brothers: Manhood and Community in Confederate Camps and Beyond," published in the September issue of 'Civil War History.' Broomall discusses the power of Confederate camps when it came to...Read More
Devine observes that the doctors of the late nineteenth century who formed and led new medical associations and pioneered specialty fields shared the common experience of Civil War, a circumstance frequently ignored in histories of the rise of American medical science.Read More
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A brief visual look at one of the Civil War's most common medical procedures.