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Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era

Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era
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Author James M. McPherson
Series Oxford History of the United States
Subject U.S. history
Genre Non-fiction
Publisher Oxford University Press
Publication date February 25, 1988
Media type Print (hardcover)
Pages 904
ISBN 978-0195038637
Preceded by What Hath God Wrought: the Transformation of America, 1815–1848
Followed by The Long Crisis

Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era is a Pulitzer Prize-winning history of the American Civil War and its causes[1] published in 1988 by James M. McPherson.[2] Writing for 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."[3] Battle Cry of Freedom is volume six in the Oxford History of the United States.

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Preceded by
The Launching of Modern American Science, 1846–1876
Pulitzer Prize for History
1989 (shared with Parting the Waters)
Succeeded by
In Our Image

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