Bruce Catton, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Bruce Catton

American historian and journalist

Date of Birth: 09-Oct-1899

Place of Birth: Petoskey, Michigan, United States

Date of Death: 28-Aug-1978

Profession: writer, historian, author, military historian, journalist

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Libra


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About Bruce Catton

  • 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.
  • Although his books were researched well and included footnotes, they were not generally presented in a rigorous academic style.
  • 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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