Author photo. Prof. James M. McPherson (photo courtesy of Princeton University)

Prof. James M. McPherson (photo courtesy of Princeton University)

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Free Library of Philadelphia - James McPherson, S.C. Gwynne and Karen Abbott
Joseph Fox Bookshop, Wednesday, October 22 at 7:30pm
Embattled Rebel James McPherson Professor Emeritus at Princeton University James McPherson is the author of more than 20 popular and critically lauded books about the Civil War, including Tried by War, For Cause and Comrades, and Battle Cry of Freedom, winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Embattled Rebel is a reassessment of Confederate President Jefferson Davis’ historical reputation as a failed military commander. Rebel yell S.C. Gwynne A former long-time correspondent and editor at Time magazine, S.C. Gwynne has also written for the New York Times, Harper’s, and The Los Angeles Times, among several other publications. Gwynne’s books include Selling Money, Outlaw Bank, and Empire of the Summer Moon, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award. Rebel yell humanizes the legendary life of Civil War General Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson Liar, temptress, soldier, spy Karen Abbott The pioneer of “sizzle history” (USA Today), Karen Abbott is the bestselling author of American Rose, a rollicking biography of chanteuse Gypsy Rose Lee; and Sin in the Second City, an historical account of America’s most famous turn-of-the-century brothels. In Liar, temptress, soldier, spy, Abbott tells the true story of four women—a socialite, a farmgirl, an abolitionist, and widow—who were spies in the Civil War. Parkway Central Library 1901 Vine Street Philadelphia, PA 19103 (between 19th and 20th Streets on the Parkway) This is a FREE event; no tickets or reservations are required. For more information, please call 215-567-4341, or click here

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James M. McPherson
Booknotes, Sunday, May 22, 1994
James M. McPherson discusses What They Fought For, 1861-1865.

James McPherson discussed his book "What They Fought For, 1861-1865," an examination of the people who fought in the U.S. Civil War. He wrote the book after years of teaching U.S. History at Princeton University. (timspalding)

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