National Geographic : 2012 May
A SKETCH IN TIME BRINGING THE CIVIL WAR TO LIFE PART ONE e world came to understand the Civil War through the eyes of battle eld artists. Living alongside the troops, combat illus- trators risked death, injury, and disease to convey the blow-by- blow of battle with pencil and pen, charcoal, and crayon. eir work, sketched in the direst of circumstances, shows terrible violence but also moments of surprising grace. PART TWO Every year thousands of Americans keep the memory alive by reenacting Civil War campaigns and battles. Photographer Richard Barnes used period techniques to make authentic- looking images that include glimpses of the modern world.