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Bruce Catton

American historian and journalist

1899   -   1978

country of citizenship: United States of America
language of expression: English
educated at: Oberlin College
occupation: journalist, military historian, author, historian, writer
award received: Pulitzer Prize for History, National Book Award, Presidential Medal of Freedom, National Book Award for Nonfiction

Charles Bruce Catton (October 9, 1899 – August 28, 1978) was an American historian and journalist, known best for his books concerning the American Civil War. Known as a narrative historian, Catton specialized in popular history, featuring interesting characters and historical vignettes, in addition to the basic facts, dates, and analyses. His books were researched well and included footnotes. He won a Pulitzer Prize during 1954 for A Stillness at Appomattox, his study of the final campaign of the war in Virginia.
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