About Civil War News

Civil War News is a current events monthly newspaper (12 times a year) published by Jack W. Melton Jr. of Historical Publications LLC.

A special thank you goes out to former publisher Kathryn Jorgensen and her staff, Beth Godin and Linda for all of their years of service supporting our hobby. They have worked very hard producing a wonderful product we all have been able to enjoy reading for over 42 years.

Kay and her late husband Peter were community newspaper publishers, 
collectors and history buffs. The newspaper was founded in 1974 by 
Michael A. Cavanaugh as The Civil War Book Exchange.

Civil War News publishes:

Regular columns on firearms, Black Powder, White Smoke by Joe Bilby, Through The Lens by Stephanie Hagiwara, The Watchdog, The Source by Michael Shaffer, Ask the Appraiser by John Sexton, Critics Corner by Steve Davis, Inspection Arms! by Tim Prince and much more.
More than 600 coming event listings a year.
Extensive coverage of preservation efforts and threats at sites across the country.
In-depth reviews of more than 250 Civil War books a year.
A monthly guest Preservation News editorial page column.
Photo coverage of reenactments, shows and events.Special sections with new year's coming events and unit & group recruiting ads in January, information about groups doing preservation fundraising in April, Gettysburg in July and Civil War books in November.
AND news, photos, features, letters, researcher's needs and display and classified ads.
Historical Publications LLC - Civil War News - 520 Folly Road., Suite P-379 - Charleston, SC 29412 - mail@civilwarnews.com - 800-777-1862

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