4920RE: [TalkAntietam] Re: Confederate Veteran magazine
- Aug 8, 2008Larry, if I'm not mistaken Confederate Veteran magazine is available on CD
at a fraction of what you'd pay for the bound volumes.
From: TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com [mailto:TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com] On
Behalf Of eighth_conn_inf
Sent: Friday, August 08, 2008 9:57 AM
Subject: [TalkAntietam] Re: Confederate Veteran magazine
If they published the magazines from 1893-1932 then the UCV is the
group. Are you saying they consist of materials written by
participants/observers rather than just LC rantings? I'm just not
sure spending that amount of money is worthwhile for just one or two
quotes but if they are a goldmine for good research then the cost is
--- In TalkAntietam@ <mailto:TalkAntietam%40yahoogroups.com>
yahoogroups.com, "G E Mayers" <gerry1952@...>
> Dear Larry,
> Do you mean the magazine published by the United Confederate
> If so, there is a bit of "Lost Cause" writing in its varied pages
> but also a lot of very good and useful information.
> Like any other primary source, you have to take what you read
> with a little grain of salt. If the information can be
> corroborated independently of Confederate Veteran and checks out,
> then the account may be considered having greater weight.
> Hope this helps!
> Yr. Obt. Svt.
> G E "Gerry" Mayers
> To Be A Virginian, either by birth, marriage, adoption, or even
> on one's mother's side, is an introduction to any state in the
> Union, a passport to any foreign country, and a benediction from
> the Almighty God. --Anonymous
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "eighth_conn_inf" <eighth_conn_inf@...>
> To: <TalkAntietam@ <mailto:TalkAntietam%40yahoogroups.com>
> Sent: Friday, August 08, 2008 9:36 AM[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
> Subject: [TalkAntietam] Confederate Veteran magazine
> Does anyone have an opinion on the value of the old Confederate
> Magazine for research purposes? From time to time reprinted sets
> up for sale usually for a few hundred dollars. Are there useful
> articles in them or are they mostly full of Lost Cause writings?
> Thank you,
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