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Wiley Sword

Wiley Sword is the author of several Civil War histories, including Mountains Touched with Fire and Embrace an Angry Wind. He has won the Fletcher Pratt Prize for the best book of Civil War history and has been nominated for the Pulitzer, Parkman, Bancroft, and Western Heritage prizes. He lives in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.

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Courage Under Fire

Wiley Sword

“If it is necessary that I should fall on the battlefield for . . .  my courage does not halt or falter” – Major Sullivan Ballou, 1861, prior to the Battle of...

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Southern pride-the notion that the South's character distinguishes it from the rest of the country-had a profound impact on how and why Confederates fought the Civil War, and continued to mold...

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An Award-Winning Historian Dramatically Re-Creates a Turning Point of the Civil WarIt was one of the most startling events of the civil war, the "hour of destiny" for the Union. Faced...

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