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Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era is a Pulitzer Prize-winning history of the American Civil War published in 1988 by James M. McPherson.[1] Writing for The New York Times, historian Hugh Brogan described it as "...the best one-volume treatment of its subject I have ever come across. It may actually be the best ever published."[2] Battle Cry of Freedom is volume six in the Oxford History of the United States.


  1. "1989 Winners and Finalists". The Pulitzer Prizes. Retrieved 2008-08-18. 
  2. Brogan, Hugh (1988-02-14). "THE BLOODIEST OF WARS". The New York Times. pp. 1. Retrieved 2009-03-23.