Back Ordinary Heroes: Bruce Catton’s Civil War Masterpiece

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Wednesday, January 18—One of the most popular works ever written about the Civil War, Bruce Catton’s Army of the Potomac Trilogy is a masterpiece of historical storytelling and a groundbreaking work of scholarship. Join distinguished historians Gary W. Gallagher, editor of LOA’s new one-volume edition, and Harold Holzer for a conversation about how Catton’s democratic focus on the experiences of soldiers—in the heat of battle and in the quieter moments of everyday army life—transformed Civil War history and still enthralls.

We thank our promotional partners: Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers (ALSCW), American Historical Association (AHA), National Council for History Education (NCHE), and University of Virginia.

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