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:
(TBA)

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).

1 comment:

  1. Hi Drew

    There is a new CWRT award you may want to take note of (as some of the above are also RT awards)

    Hugh G. Earnhart Civil War Scholarship Award, Mahoning Valley Civil War Round Table

    "Lee is Trapped and Must be Taken: Eleven Fateful Days after Gettysburg: July 4 - 14, 1863," by Thomas Ryan and Richard Schaus. Winner, 2019.

    Merry Christmas.

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