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. 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." Battle Cry of Freedom is volume six in the Oxford History of the United States.
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- Brogan, Hugh (1988-02-14). "THE BLOODIEST OF WARS". The New York Times. pp. 1. http://www.nytimes.com/books/98/12/06/specials/mcpherson-freedom.html. Retrieved 2009-03-23.
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