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“This Infernal War” named one of the five best books on the lives of Civil War soldiers by WSJ

Apr 18th, 2019 | Filed as: News

Writing for the Wall Street Journal, historian Peter S. Carmichael has named “This Infernal War”: The Civil War Letters of William and Jane Standard as one of the five best books on the lives of Civil War Soldiers.
Read more about “This Infernal War”


“The Belle of Bedford Avenue is “highly recommended” says Strand Magazine

Apr 8th, 2019 | Filed as: News

Kudos from Strand Magazine on Virginia McConnell’s latest book The Bell of Bedford Avenue: The Sensational Brooks-Burns Murder in Turn-of-the-Century New York.

“Ultimately, McConnell does a splendid job of re-creating early twentieth-century New York City and provides the reader with a compelling look at the lives of adolescents with a taste for mayhem and destruction. The [...]


Q&A with Resurrection of the Wild author Deborah Fleming

Apr 5th, 2019 | Filed as: News

Don’t miss this informative interview with Resurrection of the Wild author Deborah Fleming in conjunction with her recent appearance at the Cleveland Heights Public Library.
For those on the go, the audio interview is available from Biblio Radio, WJCU, as well.
Read more about Resurrection of the Wild.


Small Town, Big Music author Jason Prufer featured on Black Squirrel Radio

Mar 27th, 2019 | Filed as: News

Small Town Big Music author Jason Prufer is interviewed on Black Squirrel Radio.
“‘All stories were triggered by photos. If I didn’t have an artifact, I didn’t go after the story,’ Prufer said. ‘I would say to people look at this photo, what do you see here?’
The people that shared their stories could be temporarily young [...]


Georgiann Baldino writes of a “A House Once More Divided” at History News Network

Mar 25th, 2019 | Filed as: News

A Family and Nation Under Fire author Georgiann Baldino writes of “A House Once More Divided” at the History News Network.
“Abraham Lincoln and supporters like Joseph Medill taught that politics must not violate human rights. Immoral behavior must never be subject to a majority vote. Robert Todd Lincoln explained his father’s views on democracy eloquently [...]


A Family and Nation under Fire is 2018 Foreword INDIES finalist

Mar 20th, 2019 | Filed as: News

Congratulations to Georgiann Baldino. Her book A Family and Nation under Fire: The Civil War Letters and Journals of William and Joseph Medill is a 2018 Foreword INDIES finalist in the History (adult non-fiction) category.
About the book…


2019 Hubbell Prize awarded to Zachery A. Fry

Mar 19th, 2019 | Filed as: CWH Journal, Hubbell Prize, News

Zachery A. Fry has won the John T. Hubbell Prize for the best article published in Civil War History during 2018.  His study, “McClellan’s Epidemic:  Disease and Discord at Harrison’s Landing, July-August 1862,” appeared in the March 2018 issue of Civil War History.  The prize recipient was selected by the journal’s editorial advisory board.  The prize earns the recipient a $1,000 award from The Kent State University Press.


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