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The Continental Monthly Magazine

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Below is a list of articles from "The Continental Monthly" magazine that were published during the Civil War years.  These articles tended to focus more on things like slavery, causes, and the meaning and consequences of the war rather then on things like battles and generals.  However, they offer insights into what people of the time were thinking and feeling about the conflict raging around them.
 
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JANUARY 1862
 
FEBRUARY 1862
Our War and Our Want (pp. 113-118)
Our Danger and its Cause (pp. 219-225)
 
MARCH 1862
General Patterson's Campaign in Virginia (pp. 257-263)
Active Service; or, Campaigning in Western Virginia (pp. 330-339) 
 
APRIL 1862
The Rebellion; Its Latent Causes and True Significance. By Henry T. Tuckerman (pp. 468-469)
 
MAY 1862
The Knights of the Golden Circle (pp. 573-578)
State Rights (pp. 535-541)
 
JUNE 1862
The Constitution and Slavery (pp. 619-627)
 
JULY 1862
What Shall Be the End? (pp. 1-5)
The Crisis and the Parties (pp. 65-69)
Our Brave Times (pp. 62-65)
 
AUGUST 1862
Rewarding the Army (pp. 161-165)
The Bane of Our Country (pp. 198-200)
 
SEPTEMBER 1862
The Soldier and the Civilian (pp. 281-284)
The Negro in the Revolution (pp. 324-328)
National Unity (pp. 357-360)
 
OCTOBER 1862
'The Constitution as It Is - The Union as It Was', by C. S. Henry, LL.D. (pp. 377-383)
A Military Nation, by Charles G. Leland (pp. 413-416)
The Union, I. By Hon. Robert J. Walker (pp. 457-465)
Southern Hate of the North, by Horace Greeley (pp. 448-451)
 
NOVEMBER 1862
The Causes of the Rebellion. I. By Hon. F. P. Stanton (pp. 513-524)
The Union. II. By Hon. Robert J. Walker (pp. 572-580)
Aurora, by Horace Greeley (pp. 622-625)
 
DECEMBER 1862
The Union. III. By Hon. Robert J. Walker (pp. 641-657)
Something We Have to Think or, and to Do, by C. S. Henry, LL.D. (pp. 657-661)
The Causes of the Rebellion. II. By Hon. F. P. Stanton (pp. 695-706)
The Freed Men of the South, by Hon. F. P. Stanton (pp. 730-734)
 
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JANUARY 1863
The Consequences of the Rebellion. I. By Hon. F. P. Stanton (pp. 26-40)
The Union. IV. By Hon. Robert J. Walker (pp. 68-78)
The Slave Power; its Character, Career, and Probable Designs. By J. E. Cairnes, M.A. (pp. 122-125)
 
FEBRUARY 1863
A Trip to Antietam, by Charles W. Loring (pp. 145-160)
Nullification and Secession, by Hon. Robert J. Walker (pp. 179-195)
The Consequences of the Rebellion. II. By Frederic P. Stanton (pp. 223-232)
 
MARCH 1863
The Union. V. Illinois and Missouri Compared, by Hon. Robert J. Walker (pp. 366-373)
 
APRIL 1863
How the War Affects Americans (pp. 411-420)
The Union. VI. Virginia and Pennsylvania Compared, by Hon. R. J. Walker (pp. 465-469)
Our Present Position: Its Dangers and Its Duties. Addressed to the People of All Political Parties (pp. 488-496)
 
MAY 1863
A Winter in Camp, by E. G. Hammond (pp. 519-526)
The Surrender of Forts Jackson and St. Philip on the Lower Mississippi, by Assistant U. S. Coast Survey F. H. Gerdes (pp. 557-562)
The Value of the Union. I. By William H. Muller (pp. 571-586)
The Destiny of the African Race in the United States, by Rev. J. M. Sturtevant, D.D. (pp. 600-611)
The Union. VII. Rhode Island and Delaware Compared, by Hon. Robert J. Walker (pp. 615-617)
The Causes and Results of the War, by Lieut. Egbert Phelps, U.S.A. (pp. 617-629)
 
JUNE 1863
The Value of the Union. II. By William H. Muller (pp. 633-642)
The Navy of the United States (pp. 659-667)
The Confederation and the Nation, by Edward Carey (pp. 694-698)
How Mr. Lincoln Became an Abolitionist, by S. B. Gookins (pp. 727-730)
Chaplain Fuller: Being a Life-Sketch of a New England Clergyman and Army Chaplain. By Richard F. Fuller (pp. 744-745)
 
JULY 1863
The Third Year of the War, by Hon. Frederick P. Stanton (pp. 73-82)
 
AUGUST 1863
Our Future, by Lieut. Egbert Phelps, U.S.A. (pp. 121-135)
Jefferson Davis and Repudiation, by Hon. Robert J. Walker (pp. 207-227)
 
SEPTEMBER 1863
Reconnoissance Near Fort Morgan, and Expedition in Lake Pontchartrain and Pearl River, by the Mortar Flotilla of Captain D. D. Porter, U.S.N., by F. H. Gerdes (pp. 269-273)
The Great Riot, by Edward B. Freeland (pp. 302-312)
 
OCTOBER 1863
The Restoration of the Union, by Hon. F. P. Stanton (pp. 444-452)
Thirty Days with the Seventy-First Regiment (pp. 404-411)
Jefferson Davis - Repudiation, Recognition, and Slavery. Letter No. II, by Hon. Robert J. Walker (pp. 390-394)
 
NOVEMBER 1863
The Defence and Evacuation of Winchester, on the 15th of June, 1863, by the Union Forces, under Command of Major-General R. H. Milroy, by Hon. F. P. Stanton (pp. 481-490)
 
DECEMBER 1863
The Nation, by Hugh Miller Thompson (pp. 601-610)
The Great American Crisis, by Stephen Pearl Andrews (pp. 658-670)
Reconstruction, by Henry Everett Russell (pp. 684-690)
 
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JANUARY 1864
The Great Struggle (pp. 34-40)
Union Not to be Maintained by Force, by Frederick P. Stanton (pp. 73-80)
The Great American Crisis. I. By Stephen P. Andrews (pp. 87-100)
The Conscription Act of March 3d, 1864, by L. M. Haverstik (pp. 110-116)
 
FEBRUARY 1864
 
MARCH 1864
The Issues of the War, by John Stahl Patterson (pp. 287-295)
The Great American Crisis. II. By Stephen P. Andrews (pp. 300-318)
 
APRIL 1864
Our Domestic Relations; or, How to Treat the Rebel States, by Charles Russell (pp. 511-517)
Our Government and the Blacks, by William H. Kimball (pp. 431-436)
 
MAY 1864
The War a Contest for Ideas, by Henry Everett Russell (pp. 578-584)
 
JUNE 1864
An Army: Its Organization and Movements, by Lieut. Col. C. W. Tolles (pp. 707-716)
Fields Of Conflict -- The American Civil War

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