Tilton, Lois. "A Just and Lasting Peace"
Divergence: 1864 CE
What if: Lincoln was assassinated early by Jesse and Frank James, and the South, suffering a harsher Reconstruction, never actually stopped fighting.
Summary: The tale of a Southern boy during Reconstruction, with an afterword written in 1952 by his grandson, a member of the Nazi's Robert E. Lee Brigade.
Published: In The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction Oct/Nov 1991 and The Year's Best Science Fiction, Ninth Annual Collection (ed. Gardner Dozois), St. Martin's 1992 (0312078919BUY, 0312078897BUY), SFBC 1992, v.t. Best New SF 6, Robinson 1992 (1854871315).