Crossroads of Freedom

Version: Unabridged
Author: James McPherson
Narrator: Nelson Runger
Genres: History, North America
Publisher: Recorded Books
Published In: March 2005
# of Units: 5 CDs
Length: 5 hours, 45 minutes
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Overview

James M. McPherson is a Pulitzer Prize-winning, New York Times best-selling author, and America's leading Civil War historian. In this powerful book, he reconstructs the gripping Battle of Antietam-the single bloodiest day in the history of American combat. In stunning detail and with remarkable insight, McPherson makes a convincing case that Antietam was the battle that changed the course of the war.

Author Details

Author Details

McPherson, James

James M. McPherson is the George Henry Davis 1886 Professor of American History at Princeton University, where he has been a member of the faculty since 1962. A native of North Dakota, he received his bachelor's degree from Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota, and doctorate from Johns Hopkins University. He has written seven books on the Civil War era, including "Battle Cry of Freedom", for which he won the 1989 Pulitzer Prize in history. His most recent book is "Images of the Civil War", a collaboration with painter Mort Kunstler.