Sunday, December 9, 2018

2018 Civil War book awards list

Tom Watson Brown Award:
Andrew F. Lang for In the Wake of War: Military Occupation, Emancipation, and Civil War America (LSU). (review)

A.M. Pate Award:
Christopher Grasso for Bloody Engagements: John R. Kelso’s Civil War (Yale). (review)

Albert Castel Book Award:
Timothy B. Smith for Grant Invades Tennessee: The 1862 Battles for Forts Henry and Donelson (Kansas). (review)

Dan and Marilyn Laney Prize:
Gordon C. Rhea for On to Petersburg: Grant and Lee, June 4-15, 1864 (LSU). (review)

Richard Barksdale Harwell Book Award:
Brian Steel Wills for Inglorious Passages: Noncombat Deaths in the American Civil War (Kansas). (review)

Bobbie and John Nau Book Prize in American Civil War Era History:
Andrew E. Masich for Civil War in the Southwest Borderlands, 1861-1867 (Oklahoma). (review)

Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize :
Edward L. Ayers for The Thin Light of Freedom: The Civil War and Emancipation in the Heart of America (Norton).

Wiley-Silver Prize:
Matthew E. Stanley for The Loyal West: Civil War & Reunion in Middle America (Illinois).

Fletcher Pratt Award:
Timothy B. Smith for The Real Horse Soldiers: Benjamin Grierson’s Epic 1863 Civil War Raid Through Mississippi (Savas Beatie). (review)

Douglas Southall Freeman History Award:
Janet E. Croon for editing The War Outside My Window: The Civil War Diary of LeRoy Wiley Gresham, 1860-1861 (Savas Beatie).

Nevins-Freeman Award:
Greg Biggs for ??

Barondess/Lincoln Award:
Elizabeth Brown Pryor for Six Encounters With Lincoln: A President Confronts Democracy and it's Demons (Viking).

Jefferson Davis Award:
Aaron Sheehan-Dean for The Calculus of Violence: How Americans Fought the Civil War (Harvard). (review)

Bachelder-Coddington Literary Award:
(TBA)

Founders Award:
(TBA)

Avery O. Craven Award:
Edward L. Ayers for The Thin Light of Freedom: The Civil War and Emancipation in the Heart of America (Norton).

General Basil W. Duke Literary Award:
(TBA)

CWBA Book of the Year::
William Marvel for Lincoln's Mercenaries: Economic Motivation Among Union Soldiers During the Civil War (LSU).

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