The Gettysburg College Journal of the Civil War Era annually publishes undergraduate papers on the Civil War Era and its lasting memory. We are interested in academic essays, public history essays, and book reviews broadly relating to the American Civil War. For further details on submitting your work, please see About this journal.

This journal will be open for submissions for the 2016 issue from December 1, 2015 - January 15th, 2016.

Current Volume: Volume 5 (2015)

Complete Issue

Front Matter


Letter from the Editors
Bryan G. Caswell and Kevin P. Lavery


Book Review



Bryan G. Caswell
Kevin P. Lavery
Associate Editors
Heather L. Clancy
Anika N. Jensen
Brianna E. Kirk
Thomas E. Nank
Robert W. Novak
Steven J. Semmel
Julia E. Sippel