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Updated February 4, 2017

Civil War Articles


 

The following articles have been scanned and are available to view or download (click on reference below). The articles were scanned from the original articles published in Century Magazine and from the 1887 edition of Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. They are fully searchable.

These early articles were written by Union and Confederate generals and other soldiers in the war. They provide insights into the war from both the Union and Confederate perspectives. This landmark publication was enormously popular at the time and was seen as a form of reconciliation between former adversaries.


Gettysburg

Hunt, Henry J. (1886). The second day at Gettysburg. Century Magazine, 33, 278-295.

Hunt, Henry J. (1886). The third day at Gettysburg. Century Magazine, 33, 451-463.

 

Atlanta Campaign and March to the Sea

Johnston, Joseph E. (1887). Opposing Sherman's Advance to Atlanta. Century Magazine, 34, 585-596.

Howard, Oliver O., Major-General, United States Army, Shermans advance from Atlanta. In Battles and Leaders of the Civil War, Vol. 4, Century Magazine, New York: Thomas Yoseloff, Inc., 1887, 663-666.

Smith, G. W., Major-General, C.S.A., The Georgia militia during Shermans March to the Sea. In Battles and Leaders of the Civil War, Vol. 4, Century Magazine, New York: Thomas Yoseloff, Inc., 1887, 667-669.

Oakey, Daniel, Captain, 2d Massachusetts Volunteers, Marching through Georgia and the Carolinas. In Battles and Leaders of the Civil War, Vol. 4, Century Magazine, New York: Thomas Yoseloff, Inc., 1887, 671-679.

Slocum, Henry W., Major-General, United States Volunteers, Shermans march from Savannah to Bentonville. In Battles and Leaders of the Civil War, Vol. 4, Century Magazine, New York: Thomas Yoseloff, Inc., 1887, 681-695.

"The opposing forces in the Campaign of the Carolinas." In Battles and Leaders of the Civil War, Vol. 4, Century Magazine, New York: Thomas Yoseloff, Inc., 1887, 696-700.

Hampton, Wade, Lieutenant-General, C.S.A. The Battle of Bentonville. In Battles and Leaders of the Civil War, Vol. 4, Century Magazine, New York: Thomas Yoseloff, Inc., 1887, 700-705.

Slocum, H. W., Major-General, United States Volunteers. Final operations of Shermans Army. In Battles and Leaders of the Civil War, Vol. 4, Century Magazine, New York: Thomas Yoseloff, Inc., 1887, 754-758.