Offered by Green’s Used Genealogy Books

Updated  3/07/05

The following are back issues of "America's Civil War", a bimonthly publication. Postage is $1.75 per issue plus $.50 for each additional issue. Approximately 60 pages each issue. Some include additional material not listed below.


 

MAY, 1990 - $ 3.00

 

U.S. Grant raced death to finish his memoirs, aided by the inimitable Mark Twain

Thaddeus Lowe and other aeronauts were "spies in the skies" for Union and Confederate armies.

The 100th Pennsylvania, like their Cromwellian ancestors, found glory and pain in a civil war.

Young Sam Davis, captured as a spy, could have saved himself by betraying other - he refused.

Hold at all Hazards

Battle Above the Clouds

So Perfect a Slaughter

Gunboats Up the River

The Mark Twain and Harriett Beecher Stowe houses offer a fascinating trip back in time.

 


SEPTEMBER, 1990 - $ 3.00

Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, the nation's oldest, is 100 years old this month.

The French LeFaucheux, pinfire revolver was a favorite of Civil War officers, notably Stonewall Jackson.

"Our Name is Legion!" was the proud boast of the 56th New York Volunteers.

Like his more famous namesake, Confederate Colonel George S. Patton was a quick, resourceful commander.

Valley of the Shadow

Storm over Fort Pulaski

Nothing But Glory Gained

Devil at the Crossroads

Desolate Fort Jefferson, in the Dry Tortugas, was a "Devil's Island" for four Lincoln assassination conspirators.

 


MAY, 1991 - $ 3.00

 

When young Sam Clemens "lit out for the Territory," an American literary giant was saved.

Volunteers taken from infantry regiments manned short-handed Union artillery batteries.

Irrepressible Ab Grimes risked everything to carry the mail to lonely Confederates

Disgraced at Murfreesboro, the 3rd Minnesota recovered to forge a proud fighting record.

Icy Assault Routed

Unprovoked Tragicomedy in St. Louis

Whirling Through Winchester

Raider of the Artic Seas

Fort Monroe, the impregnable sentinel near Norfolk, was the North's forbidding "Gibraltar of Chesapeake Bay."

 


JULY, 1991 - $ 3.00

State pride - and a hot temper - led "Bull" Nelson to premature death.

"Crazy Bet" Van Lew was General Grant's eyes and ears in Richmond.

Kentucky's famous Orphan Brigade left a war record unexcelled by any other unit, Confederate or Union.

The South's runaway economy and inflated monetary system was often the North's best "weapon".

Return to the Killing Ground

Contesting Cumberland Gap

BrawlingYankee Brass

Meteor of the War

German immigrants in Comfort, Texas, paid a high price to remain "True to the Union".

 


JANUARY, 1993 - $ 3.00

Even in death, guerrilla "Bloody Bill" Anderson remained fearsome and defiant.

The ready availability of British rifles enabled both North and South to arm themselves quickly.

At the Battle of Atlanta, the Iowa Brigade sacrificed itself to buy time for its comrades.

Humble but observant War Department clerk J.B. Jones left behind an invaluable account of wartime Richmond.

Bitter Bushwhackers and Jayhawkers

Stonewall in the Valley

One Bridge Too Many

Most Disgraceful Affair

A lone statue and an empty Confederate graveyard are the only reminders of the Johnson's Island prison.

 


MAY, 1993 - $ 3.00

Neither "Hancock the Superb" nor "Hard Backsides" Custer won much glory in the Hancock's War fiasco

The delicate and dangerous work of placing pontoon bridges fell to the Corps of Engineers

On foot and on horseback, the widely traveled 4th Wisconsin upheld the honor of the Badger State.

For two former Civil War foes, the news of their deaths was - like Mark Twain's - greatly exaggerated.

Death Takes No Holiday

Battle Fought on Paper

Capital Folly

The Great Debate

Bermuda is an unlikely starting point for those tracing the mystery of the Great Seal of the Confederacy.

 


JULY, 1993 - $ 3.00

"Rutherfraud" B. Hayes survived the Civil War to win a hotly disputed presidential election.

Malfunctions and a shortsighted Ordnance Department delayed the development of rapid-fire weapons.

Diminutive but feisty, Charles Carter Randolph was Stonewall Jackson's pet cadet.

The Army of the Potomac's proud III Corps fell victim to intra-army politics.

War's Westernmost Battle

Union's Hard-Luck Ironclads

North's Unsung Regulars

Gettysburg Finale

Wily Judah Benjamin eluded a frenzied Northern manhunt at Florida's luxurious Gamble Plantation

 


SEPTEMBER, 1993 - $ 3.00

No one could have lived up to Albert Sidney Johnston's reputation - not even Johnston.

The 2nd Florida made a long journey from its sandy home state to the killing fields of Virginia.

London Times correspondent William Howard Russell toured a victory- maddened South in mid-1861.

When big guns could not penetrate fortified Southern walls, Federal mortars lobbed shells over them.

Rebels at their Doorstep

Flank Attack

North's First Victory

Wartime Reading Rage

Visitors to the dreadful battleground at Cold Harbor can almost hear the gun hammers clicking.

 


NOVEMBER, 1994 - $ 3.00

If history is written only by the winners, then who really won the Civil War?

The Founding Fathers' "republican ideal" nourished Abraham Lincoln's belief in freedom for all.

Civil War field artillery bridged the gap between Napoleon and World War I.

The 4th Alabama Infantry unwittingly helped create a Civil War legend at Manassas.

Grant's Early War Days

Kansas Minutemen: Missouri's Saviors

Regulars to the Rescue at Gaines' Mill

The North's Southernmost Outpost

Six paintings in Minnesota's Capitol building vividly re-create the young state's Civil War service.

 


MARCH, 1995 - $ 3.00

Who's up and Who's down in Civil War history: one's reputation increasingly depends on who's telling the tale.

Washington journalist and lobbyist Anna Ella Carroll was Abraham Lincoln's secret strategic weapon.

The men of the stalwart Petersburg Artillery served from the beginning of the war to the end.

The side-wheel steamer Queen of the West was also variously the queen of both the North and the South.

Jo Shelby and His Shadow

Great Escape from Rebel Prison (Camp Ford, Texas)

Brief Breach at Fredericksburg

Resort of the Dead (Kittrell's Springs)

General John Sedgwick built a luxurious retirement home in Cornwall Hollow, but he did not live to use it.

 


MAY, 1995 - $ 3.00

Fighting Joe Wheeler traded his Confederate gray for Army blue in the Spanish-American War.

The Confederate States Medical & Surgical Journal was an invaluable conduit to Southern doctors in the field.

VMI's Stapleton Crutchfield loyally followed Stonewall Jackson from the campus to the battlefield.

The 'Bully 6th New Hampshire' fought Rebels from the coast of North Carolina to the trenches of Vicksburg.

Fire and Fury at Catherine's Furnace

The Fall of Richmond Driving Dixie Down

Lightning Brigade Strikes Fighting Joe Wheeler

Flamboyant Garibaldi Guards

Visiting the site of Abraham Lincoln's assassination gives history buffs an eerie sense of stepping back in time.

 


JULY, 1995 - $ 3.00

In his namesake's talented hands, W.C. Falkner's contentious life became the stuff of legend.

Hungarian immigrant turned Union soldier, Joseph Pulitzer would one day become a journalistic titan.

The Thomson Guards from Georgia's McDuffie County served the Confederacy to the bitter end.

When Secretary of War Edwin Stanton needed a good man to run his vital railroads, he sent for Herman Haupt.

Life After Surrender for Rebel Warriors

Jeb Stuart's Daring Reconnaissance

Confederate Cloak and Dagger

Fury at Bliss Farm

Oxford, Mississippi, the home of William Faulkner, provides a course in the sweep of Southern history.

 


SEPTEMBER, 1995 - $ 3.00

At Perryville, Don Carlos Buell won a battlefield victory, but lost a political war.

Well-born Lt. Col. Paul Francois de Gournay was the South's adopted 'marquis in gray'.

Confederate gunners affectionately called their hard-working little mountain howitzers 'bull pups'.

The 14th Kentucky Cavalry's 'orphan battalion' fought the keep the Bluegrass State in Union hands.

Desperate Ironclad Assault at Trent's Reach

Limbs Made and Unmade by War

Wrecking on the Railroad

Meagher of the Sword

When Ulysses S. Grant crossed the Rapidan, he commenced the final campaign of the Civil War.

 


JANUARY, 1996 - $ 3.00

Eighteen-year-old Sergeant Milton Humphreys changed the nature of artillery forever with his concept of indirect fire.

Father John P. Tabb, an unreconstructed Rebel to the end, has served the Confederacy aboard runners.

Coming from a slave state, the 'Fighting 1st Delaware' worked hard to prove its loyalty to the Union.

The 'Crime' at Pickett's Mill

Reinforcements by Rail at Chickamauga

Stonewall's 11th-Hour Rally

A Tempest in Tangiers

Charge of the Orphan Brigade

A tour of 'mosby's Confederacy' gives a taste of the famed cavalryman's hair-raising exploits.

 


 

SEPTEMBER, 1996 - $ 3.00

 

Jefferson Davis' Mexican War exploits led directly to the Confederate White House.

Shadowy John Surratt, an admitted confident of John Wilkes Booth, escaped the fate of Booth's other co-conspirators.

The much-traveled 21st Missouri fought for the Union in Tennessee and Texas, and at points in between.

Civil War railroads did far more than simply transport soldiers and supplies to the battlefield.

Rebel Rout of Streight's Raiders

The Russians Are Coming!

From Montezuma to Manassas

Iroquois Chief and Union Officer Ely Parker

 


 

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