Letters, Jan. 15, 1940

War Between the States


In the "G With the W" article (Dec. 25) you refer to the "War Between the States." Can this be a Hollywood inspired designation for the Civil War? Or what is its origin?

I've heard the Civil War called the "War of the Rebellion.". . .

DALE WYLIE Cleveland, Ohio

» Let Reader Wylie try calling it that in Charleston, S. C.—ED.


Re TIME Dec. 25, p. 32:

"The destruction of the South's civilization in the War Between the States . . . had been better told before."

Can TIME name three instances?

JOHN H. CARNES Atlanta, Ga.

» 1) Mrs. Roger Pryor's Reminiscences of Peace...

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