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Bruce Catton

Bruce Catton was born in Petoskey, Michigan, in 1899. A United States journalist and writer, Catton was one of America’s most popular Civil War historians. He worked as a newspaperman in Boston, Cleveland, and Washington, and also held a position at the U.S. Department of Commerce in 1948. Catton’s best-selling book, A Stillness at Appomattox, earned him a Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award in 1954. Before his death in 1978, Catton wrote a total of ten books detailing the Civil War, including his last, Grant Takes Command.

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Gettysburg: The Final Fury
Written by Bruce Catton
Vintage | Trade Paperback | June 2013
$15.00/17.00(Canada) | 978-0-345-80605-5 (0-345-80605-0)

This classic work by Pulitzer Prize winner Bruce Catton, one of the great historians of the Civil War, takes an incisive look at the turning point of the war, when the great armies of the North and South came to Gettysburg in July 1863. Engaging and authoritative, Catton analyzes the course... Read more






A Stillness at Appomattox
Written by Bruce Catton
Anchor | Trade Paperback | August 1990
$16.95/18.95(Canada) | 978-0-385-04451-6 (0-385-04451-8)

When first published in 1953, Bruce Catton, our foremost Civil War historian was awarded both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award for excellence in nonfiction.  This final volume of The Army of the Potomac trilogy relates the final year of the Civil War. Read more






This Hallowed Ground
Written by Bruce Catton
Vintage | Trade Paperback | January 2012
$16.95/18.95(Canada) | 978-0-307-94708-6 (0-307-94708-4)

First published in 1955, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Bruce Catton’s classic account of the Civil War simultaneously captures the dramatic scope and intimate experience of that epic struggle in one brilliant volume.
 
Covering events from the prelude of the conflict to the death of Lincoln, Catton blends a gripping narrative with deep... Read more





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