A United States journalist and writer, Bruce Catton (1899-1978) was one of America's most popular Civil War historians. He worked as a newspaperman and also held a position at the U.S. Department of Commerce. Catton's bestselling book, A Stillness at Appomattox, earned him a Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award in 1954.
Infinitely absorbing, Bruce Catton’s The Civil War is one of the most widely read general histories of the war available in a single volume.
“America needed its great war of brothers,” wrote Bruce Catton, “to weld in a terrible fire what had be...[SEE MORE]