Philip Katcher, Editor; July/August 2000-January/February 2004
Volume XXII: 2000-2001
Number 1 (July/August 2000)
Editor’s Desk; Mail Call; Uniforms & History; Armed and Dangerous: A study of real photo postcards and not-so-real armaments; A Thermoplastic Quintet: Five Patriotic Cases in the Collection of Herm Engelhardt; Salt Water Buckeye: Lt. Cmdr. John J. Cornwell, U.S.N.; A Nation of Nations; Belle Plain and “The Punch Bowl” in 1864; Earnest Eddy Haskell Earns a Commission; Captain Bob’s Caveat Emptorium
Number 2 (September/October 2000)
Editor’s Desk, Mail Call, Rank Insignia of the Civil War U.S. Line Officers: A Primer, The Andersonville of the North: A Documentary History, A Photograph of the C.S.S. Alabama “In Chase.” The Murdered Children, The Friends of Davy Corser: An Album of Wartime Acquaintances, Staff Officers of the 43d Massachusetts Volunteers: Photographic Detective Work with the U.S.A.M.H.I., Uniforms & History, Stragglers, Captain Bob’s Caveat Emptorium, House of a Thousand Bargains, Index to Civil War Regiments, Passing in Review, Sutler’s Row.
Number 3 (November/December 2000)
Mail Call, The Auction Block, Passing in Review, The Venerable Sharps Carbine, Darius N. Couch: The Overlooked General, James Risque Hutter’s Really Bad Day, Views of the Vermont Militia, 1880-1898, The Unlucky Officers of the U.S.S. Kearsarge, Three Came Home, Uniforms & History, Stragglers, Index to Civil War Regiments, Sutler’s Row, The Last Shot.
Number 4 (January/February 2001)
Mail Call, Passing in Review, The Auction Block, Union Army Rank Insignia: An Introduction, The Major General, The Brigadier General, The Colonel, The Lieutenant Colonel/Major, The Captain, The First Lieutenant, The Second Lieutenant and The Veteran Reserve Corps, Light Artillery Officers and The Medical Cadet, Officers’ Overcoat Insignia, The Sergeant Major and The Pioneer, The Quartermaster Sergeant and The Signal Corps, The Hospital Steward, Non-Regulation Staff NCO Insignia and The Ordnance Sergeant, The Battalion/Company Quartermaster Sergeant and Enlisted Men’s Overcoat Insignia, The First Sergeant, The Sergeant, The Corporal, Uniforms & History, The Sailor Who Would Be a Marine, The Lost Confederate Legion: Phillips Legion Infantry at Fox’s Gap, Stragglers, Sutler’s Row, The Last Shot
Number 5 (March/April 2001)
Mail Call, Passing in Review, The Auction Block, Engineers at War: An Introduction, The U.S. Engineer Battalion, 1st New York Engineers, 15th New York Engineers, 50th New York Engineers, 1st Michigan Engineers and Mechanics, Bissell’s Regiment of the West, Corps d’Afrique, 1st Confederate Regiment, Engineer Troops, The 18th Penna. Vol. Inf., 1898, Phil Sheridan, Desk Jockey, A Dutch Doctor in the Union Army, Uniforms & History, Stragglers, Sutler’s Row, The Last Shot.
Number 6 (May/June 2001)
Mail Call, Passing in Review, The Auction Block, The Revenue Cutter Marine Service: ‘Coasties’ of the Civil War, ‘Cherish His Memory…’, The Unlucky XI Corps Regiment: The 107th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Hong Neok Woo of the 50th Pennsylvania: A Union Hidden Dragon, The 12th South Carolina Volunteer Infantry, Union Army Rank Insignia: A Followup, Pieces of a Soldier’s Past by Paul S. Johnson, Bev Robertson Gets a CDV, The Search for Private Williams, Uniforms & History, Stragglers, Sutler’s Row, The Last Shot.
Volume XXIII: 2001-2002
Number 1 (July/August 2001)
Mail Call, Passing in Review, On Wisconsin! An Introduction, Wisconsin Volunteers in Gray, ‘A Most Terrible Fire’ July 1, 1863, Jacob H. Cook of the 5th Infantry, The Holmes Boys Go to War, Thomas Eubanks of the 7th Infantry, Old Abe, the War Eagle of the 8th Infantry, Wisconsin’s 5-Button Fatigue Blouse, The Band of the 12th Infantry, Belgians in the 17th Infantry, Francis X. Jackle of the 17th Infantry, Francis A. Hayward of the 21st Infantry, Asa W. Hebberd of the 28th Infantry, The Roster of the 30th Infantry, The 37th Infantry Gets Badly Blooded, Two Majors From the 1st Cavalry, The Dirty Little War of the 3rd Cavalry, Humor in the 4th Cavalry, The Illinois Battery from Wisconsin, Horace Hamblett of the 12th Light Artillery, Perrin Judkins of Berdan’s Sharpshooters, A Wisconsin Lad in the Navy, Sutler’s Row, The Last Shot.
Number 2 (September/October 2001)
Mail Call, Passing in Review, The Auction Block, The War That Never Was, Leonard Stineman’s Rough War, The Volunteer Southrons’ Trip to the War, A Life in Images: The Remarkable Life of a General, ‘We Were in a Tight Place,’ A Letter Home from Lt. Alex Erwin, Phillip’s Georgia Legion, George T. Lape, Civil War Photographer, The River Regiment, A Better Man Never Lived, Two From Gregg’s 1st S.C., ‘Emery’s Sad Fate,’ Uniforms & History, Sutler’s Row, The Last Shot.
Number 3 (November/December 2001)
Mail Call, Passing in Review, The Auction Block, Stories of the Signal Corps, William C. Nash of the C.S. Signal Corps, Signals in the West, Theodore Cunningham of the U.S. Signal Corps, Union Signal Corps at Gettysburg, John Bradford of the U.S. Signal Corps, ‘Good News Was Instantly Sent,’ Department of the Gulf Signalmen, Thomas C. Morris of the U.S. Signal Corps, Uniforms & History, The Post-War Signal Corps, Twenty Minutes of Terror, The Writing Regiment: The Second 6th Massachusetts, A Finger Lakes Chronicle: The 2nd Separate Company S.N.Y.N.G., 1881-1901, A Kentuckian With Forrest, A Warrior Poet’s Life: ‘I am Dying, Egypt, Dying,’ George Long of the 23rd Mich., Sutler’s Row, The Last Shot.
Number 4 (January/February 2002)
Mail Call, Passing in Review, The Auction Block, Camp Life in 1861, Caught in the Maelstrom, To Catch the Shadow: Photographers in Occupied Vicksburg, Hard-Luck Officers of the 150th Pennsylvania Infantry, ‘A Ten Day Trip to Mississippi,’ Soldiers, Wives & Sweethearts, Charles Spinzig of the 2nd Missouri (U.S.), A Lost Battalion: Pennsylvania’s State Fencibles, Stephen Long, a Famed Explorer, Uniforms & History, Sutler’s Row, The Last Shot.
Number 5 (March/April 2002)
Mail Call, Passing in Review, The Auction Block, Infantry Longarms: A Photo Survey, William Tharpe, 46th Tennessee Infantry, The Sword of Daniel Chaplin, Laughing With the Czar, George Jones of the 37th Mass., The Hero of Chickamauga, ‘If the Original Had Been Thair,’ O.O. Howard Loses an Arm, Uniforms & History, Sutler’s Row, The Last Shot.
Number 6 (May/June 2002)
Mail Call, Passing in Review, The Auction Block, ‘Gallantry and Intrepidity at the Risk of His Life, ‘To Die Among Strangers,’ ‘It Was a Pretty Hot Fight,’ WWI Shoulder Patches: A Photo Survey, ‘You Have Killed the Best Man in Our Army,’ The ‘Michigan Fatigue Coat,’ Pennsylvania’s Bucktails: A Photographic Album, Lyon Almost Loses Missouri for the Union, Uniforms & History, Who Are These Guys?, Sutler’s Row, The Last Shot.
Volume XXIV: 2002-2003
Number 1 (July/August 2002)
Mail Call, Passing in Review, The Auction Block, “Regulars, By God,” A Volunteer Joins the Regulars, Cpl. Young and the 18th PVC, Horace Greeley at the Front, An Unusual Civil War Uniform, “If Only I Could,” Sgt. Abram Adsit, 10th Michigan Cavalry, “He Laid Many a Man Low,” Charles L. Allen, M.D.: The Making of a Surgeon, George Thomas: An Unknown Portrait, “Lying at the Fire Asleep,” Charles Keener, Sailor Artist, Confederates in the Attic, Uniforms & History, Who Are Those Guys?, Sutler’s Row, The Last Shot.
Number 2 (September/October 2002)
Mail Call, Passing in Review, The Auction Block, Antietam: 140 Years Ago, Antietam: “Lead and Iron Were Flying Thick,” Antietam: “The Regiment Was Spiritedly Engaged,” Antietam: The 8th Georgia at Sharpsburg, Antietam: “The Boys Charged Gallantly,” Antietam: The 15th Massachusetts Meets Disaster, Antietam: “We Had Never Seen Anything Like It,” Antietam: The “Crazy Delawares” at Antietam, Antietam: “A Useless Sacrifice of Life,” Antietam: Henry Kingsbury’s Luck Runs Out, Antietam: “We Fell Back Slowly,” Antietam: “Subjected to Slaughtering Crossfires,” Antietam: Possible Photo Sites by Robert Kalaskey, The U.S.S. Onondaga, “The Rain Fell in Torrents,” Photos of Port Hudson, Sutler’s Row, The Last Shot.
Number 3 (November/December 2002)
Mail Call, Passing in Review, Civil War Horses, A Hungarian in the Union Army, Variant Union Army Cavalry Jackets, Roy Mantle’s Cavalrymen, Confederate Cavalrymen, Men of the 9th Pennsylvania Cavalry, Kean Wilcox’s Cavalrymen, William Brado, 3rd New York Cavalry, Chris Nelson’s Cavalrymen, A Novel Cavalry Jacket, The Colt Revolving Rifle/Carbine, Other Places, Other Times, A Floridian at War, “A Bullet Through This Pretty Head,” Long Boat Races: A Naval Tradition, Clifford Wentworth Ross, A Sharpshooter Turned Cannoneer, A Death on the Homefront, Naval Friends and Heroes, Yanks in Norway, Uniforms & History, Sutler’s Row, The Last Shot.
Number 4 (January/February 2003)
Mail Call, Passing in Review, The Auction Block, The 1872 Officer’s Dress Coat: A Photo Survey, A Jack of All Trades, “A Fair Specimen of an American Regiment,” “I Will Be Killed,” How to Get Out of the Army, Major Leeson’s War, A Death Watch, Camp Salomon: A War-Time Camp, The Plain Haversack, What’s In a Name?, Investigating Belle Plain Today, Uniforms & History, Sutler’s Row, The Last Shot.
Number 5 (March/April 2003)
Mail Call, Passing in Review, Photographer’s Backdrops: A Photo Survey (Benton Barracks camp-type, other camp-type, scenic, rivers, nature, studios, Civil War era foreign, post Civil War, 20th century, and World War I foreign), The First to Fall, The Diary of John H. Irwin, 155th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, Uniforms & History, Corliss Is Back!, Two Alberts at 2nd Winchester, Sutler’s Row, The Last Shot.
Number 6 (May/June 2003)
Mail Call, Passing in Review, Confederate Army Rank Insignia: A Guide, John Prescott, 3rd Tennessee Battalion, Richardson the Raider, The Clarendon Blues, 1861, Dating the Maffitt Image, “Follow Me”—Hamilton Brown, 1st North Carolina State Troops, John Cunningham of Alabama, A Confederate Chaplain: A.G. Haygood, The Liturgical Dress of Chaplains, A Confederate Chaplain: Charles Todd Quintard, William H. Keller, 47th Alabama, A Father and Son at War, William Lowe, 1st Tennessee Cavalry, Uniforms & History, Confederate Stragglers, Who Are These Guys?, Sutler’s Row, The Last Shot.
Volume XXV: 2003-2004
Number 1 (July/August 2003)
Mail Call, Passing in Review, The Auction Block, A Photo Survey of Union Artillerymen, A Gray Cannoneer, “Things Look Favorable:” Two letters from the 97th Pennsylvania at Petersburg, “As Busy as Bees,” “My Luck Is Due to Break Soon,” Bell’s Boys of Company B, The Work of Hamilton & Kellogg, “An Exceedingly Dangerous Man,” “I Can’t Give You My Colors,” Unraveling a Family’s Secrets, Uniforms & History, The Return of Cap’n Bob’s Caveat Emptorium, Sutler’s Row, The Last Shot.
Number 2 (September/October 2003)
Mail Call, Passing in Review, “True” Zouaves, Uniforms & History, Pennsylvania “Zouaves,” “Old Four Eyes Is Here,” Scenes from the Battle of Mobile Bay, “A Brave and Efficient Officer:” Charles Roberts of the 124th Pennsylvania, A World at War, “The Worst Times We Have,” “We Thought That He Was Dead,” Post-War Navy Uniforms, The Court Martial of Levy Lincoln, Serving Unto Death, False-Embroidered Infantry Horns, An Early Air Raid, A Short History of Kentucky Guerrillas, Who Are These Guys?, Sutler’s Row, The Last Shot.
Number 3 (November/December 2003)
Mail Call, Passing in Review, A Table Full of Federals, A Field Burial, 1898, From Nebraska to the Shenandoah, “Miracles of American Spirit,” “A Blasé, Played-Out, Gentlemanly Man,” The Game, Uniforms of the 1876 Centennial, “Corporal Shoemaker’s Revenge,” George Mingins of the Christian Commission, The Cox Boys Go to War, “I Must Go to My Boys,” Uniforms & History, Sutler’s Row, The Last Shot.
Number 4 (January/February 2004)
Mail Call, Passing in Review, The Auction Block, Here Comes the Navy, “A Pleasant Way of Making Himself Intolerable,” George Bosley: Soldier, Medical Cadet, Assistant Surgeon, “The Major Has Fairly Won His Spurs,” The North’s Largest Regiment: The 2nd Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery, “The Cheering Spot of His Experience,” Herbert Roland, 13th Mississippi Infantry, “Miasma Fogs and River Mists,” “They’re Just Commons,” The Famed 7th New York: Three photos in the Ron Da Silva collection, “My Men Fell on Every Side of Me,” William Cornwell, 10th New York Heavy Artillery, Uniforms & History, Sutler’s Row, The Last Shot.