Monday, December 23, 2019

2019 Civil War book awards list

Tom Watson Brown Award:
Amy Murrell Taylor for Embattled Freedom: Journeys through The Civil War’s Slave Refugee Camps (UNC Press).

Bobbie and John Nau Book Prize in American Civil War Era History:
Amy Murrell Taylor for Embattled Freedom: Journeys through The Civil War’s Slave Refugee Camps (UNC Press).

A.M. Pate Award:
Kenneth Lyftogt for Iowa in the Civil War; Volume 1: Free Child of the Missouri Compromise 1850-1862 (Camp Pope Publishing).

Albert Castel Book Award:
(awarded on even-numbered years)

Dan and Marilyn Laney Prize:
A. Wilson Greene for A Campaign of Giants - The Battle for Petersburg: From the Crossing of the James to the Crater (UNC Press).

Richard Barksdale Harwell Book Award:
A. Wilson Greene for A Campaign of Giants - The Battle for Petersburg: From the Crossing of the James to the Crater (UNC Press).

Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize:
David W. Blight for Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom (Simon & Schuster).

Wiley-Silver Prize:
Erin Stewart Mauldin for Unredeemed Land: An Environmental History of Civil War and Emancipation in the Cotton South (Oxford UP).

Fletcher Pratt Award:
(TBA)

Douglas Southall Freeman History Award:
(TBA)

Jefferson Davis Award:
(TBA)

Avery O. Craven Award:
Amy Murrell Taylor for Embattled Freedom: Journeys through The Civil War’s Slave Refugee Camps (UNC Press).

Gettysburg Civil War Roundtable's Distinguished Book Award:
Robert Wynstra for At the Forefront of Lee’s Invasion: Retribution, Plunder, and Clashing Cultures on Richard S. Ewell’s Road to Gettysburg (Kent St UP).

CWBA Book of the Year:
Hampton Newsome for The Fight for the Old North State: The Civil War in North Carolina, January-May 1864 (UP of Kansas).