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This Hallowed Ground: The Story of the Union Side of the Civil War by Bruce Catton1956
Jeb Stuart : The Last Cavalier by Burke Davis1957
An End to Valor by Philip Van Doren Stern1958
The Compact History of the Civil War by R. Ernest Dupuy1960
Chickamauga : Bloody Battle in the West by Glenn Tucker1961
The Civil War by Harry Hansen1962
The Civil War: A Narrative: Volume 2: Fredericksburg to Meridian by Shelby Foote1963
The Seven Days : The Emergence of Lee by Clifford Dowdey1964
The Gleam of Bayonets : The Battle of Antietam and the Maryland Campaign of 1862 by James V. Murfin1965
Ironmaker to the Confederacy : Joseph R. Anderson and the Tredegar Iron Works by Charles B. Dew1966
William Henry Seward by Glyndon G. Van Deusen1967
The Gettysburg Campaign : A Study in Command by Edwin B. Coddington1968
Grant Takes Command by Bruce Catton1969
Their Tattered Flags by Frank E. Vandiver1970
Army of the heartland : The Army of Tennessee, 1861-1862 by Thomas Lawrence Connelly1971
The Children of Pride; a True Story of Georgia and the Civil War by Robert Manson Myers1972
The Civil War: A Narrative: Volume 3: Red River to Appomattox by Shelby Foote1974
Gone For a Soldier : The Civil War Memoirs of Private Alfred Bellard by Alfred Bellard1975
Voices of the Civil War by Richard Wheeler1976
Combined Operations in the Civil War by Rowena Reed1978
The Union Cavalry in the Civil War: From Fort Sumter to Gettysburg, 1861-1863 by Stephen Z. Starr1979
The Final Fortress : The Campaign for Vicksburg 1862-1863 by Samuel Carter1980
Grant: A Biography by William S. McFeely1981
John Bell Hood and the War for Southern Independence by Richard M. McMurry1982
Landscape Turned Red: The Battle of Antietam by Stephen W. Sears1983
Cannoneers in Gray by Larry J. Daniel1984
The March to the Sea and Beyond: Sherman's Troops in the Savannah and Carolinas Campaigns by Joseph T. Glatthaar1985
The Cavalry at Gettysburg: A Tactical Study of Mounted Operations During the Civil War's Pivotal Campaign, June 9-July 14, 1863 by Edward G. Longacre1986
General A.P. Hill by James I. Robertson Jr.1987
Forts Henry and Donelson — the Key to the Confederate Heartland by Benjamin Franklin Cooling1988
Bloody Roads South: The Wilderness to Cold Harbor, May-June 1864 by Noah Andre Trudeau1989
Jefferson Davis and His Generals: The Failure of Confederate Command in the West by Steven E. Woodworth1990
Confederate Goliath: The Battle of Fort Fisher by Rod Gragg1991
The Confederacy's Last Hurrah: Spring Hill, Franklin, and Nashville by Wiley Sword1992
Mapping for Stonewall: the Civil War Service of Jed Hotchkiss by William J. Miller1993
The Class of 1846: From West Point to Appomattox : Stonewall Jackson, George McClellan and Their Brothers by John C. Waugh1994
Davis and Lee at War by Steven E. Woodworth1995
Chancellorsville by Stephen W. Sears1996
Stonewall Jackson : The Man, The Soldier, The Legend by James Robertson1997
Lee and His Generals in War and Memory by Gary W. Gallagher1998
Major General John Alexander McClernand by Richard L. Kiper1999
To the North Anna River by Gordon C. Rhea2000
Apostles of Disunion: Southern Secession Commissioners and the Causes of the Civil War by Charles B. Dew2001
Confederate Crackers and Cavaliers by Grady McWhiney2002
Gettysburg by Stephen W. Sears2003
Union Jacks: Yankee Sailors in the Civil War by Michael J. Bennett2004
Bleeding Blue and Gray by Ira M. Rutkow2005
Lincolnites and Rebels by Robert Tracy McKenzie2006
First Lady of the Confederacy by Joan E. Cashin2007
General Lee's Army: From Victory to Collapse by Joseph Glatthaar2008
Fields of Blood: The Prairie Grove Campaign by William L. Shea2009
The grand design : strategy and the U.S. Civil War by Donald J. Stoker2010
A World on Fire: Britain's Crucial Role in the American Civil War by Amanda Foreman2011
Corinth 1862: Siege, Battle, Occupation by Timothy B. Smith2012
Gettysburg: The Last Invasion by Allen C. Guelzo2013

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Recommendations

  1. The Battle of the Wilderness May 5-6, 1864 by Gordon C. Rhea (1994)
  2. The Darkest Days of the War: The Battles of Iuka and Corinth by Peter Cozzens (1997)
  3. Return to Bull Run: The Campaign and Battle of Second Manassas by John J. Hennessy (1993)
  4. To the Gates of Richmond: The Peninsula Campaign by Stephen W. Sears (1992)
  5. Decision in the West: The Atlanta Campaign of 1864 by Albert E. Castel (1992)
  6. Gettysburg--The Second Day by Harry W. Pfanz (1987)
  7. No Better Place to Die: The Battle of Stones River by Peter Cozzens (1990)
  8. Bold Dragoon: The Life of J.E.B. Stuart by Emory M. Thomas (1985)
  9. Fighting for the Confederacy: The Personal Recollections of General Edward Porter Alexander by Edward Porter Alexander (1989)
  10. Nothing but Victory: The Army of the Tennessee, 1861-1865 by Steven E. Woodworth (2005)
  11. Five Tragic Hours: The Battle of Franklin by James L. McDonough (1983)
  12. Autumn of Glory: The Army of Tennessee, 1862-1865 by Thomas Lawerence Connelly (1971)
  13. Robert E. Lee: A Biography by Emory M. Thomas (1995)
  14. George B. McClellan: The Young Napoleon by Stephen W. Sears (1988)
  15. From Winchester to Cedar Creek: The Shenandoah Campaign of 1864 by Jeffry D. Wert (1987)

Award description

Awarded by the Civil War Round Table of New York

At a meeting of the Board of the Directors held on June 19, 1956, James D. Horan proposed that a Fletcher Pratt Award be established as a memorial to a distinguished charter member and former president (1953-54), who had passed away nine days earlier. Unanimously approved as proposed, the award, in the form of an appropriate plaque, is presented to the author or editor of the best non-fiction book on the Civil War published during the course of the calendar year. The Fletcher Pratt Award is presented annually at the May meeting. N.B. - Year dates are the year of publication.

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