During the Civil War centennial, four eminent scholars of the conflict—Bruce Catton, Charles P. Roland, David Donald, and T. Harry Williams—gathered at a Northwestern University symposium to debate and commemorate this transforming event in American history. Originally published in 1964, Grant, Lee, Lincoln and the Radicals assembles their conference papers into one small volume that has become a giant in Civil War studies.
Grady McWhiney is the author of Cracker Culture: Celtic Ways in the Old South among other books. He lives in Fort Worth, Texas.
Joseph T. Glatthaar is a professor of history at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is the author of several books, including The Civil War’s Black Soldiers, Partners in Command: Relationships Between Civil War Leaders and Forged in Battle: The Civil War Alliance of Black Soldiers and White Officers.
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