Battle Cry of Freedom by James M. McPherson
Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era is a Pulitzer Prize-winning history of the American Civil War published in 1988 by James M. McPherson. Writing for the The New York Times, historian Hugh Brogan described it as "...the best one-volume treatment of its subject I have ever come across. It may actually be the best ever published."
The 69th greatest nonfiction book of all time
This book is on the following lists:
- - 87th on The 100 Best Non-Fiction Books of the Century (National Review)
- - 77th on The Modern Library | 100 Best Nonfiction (The Modern Library)
- - Pulitzer Prize for History (Pulitzer Prize)