A Stillness at Appomattox

A Stillness at Appomattox

The Army of the Potomac Trilogy

By Bruce Catton

Anchor Books, Paperback, 9780385044516, 448pp.

Publication Date: August 1990


When first published in 1953, Bruce Catton, our foremost Civil War historian was awarded both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award for excellence in nonfiction.  This final volume of The Army of the Potomac trilogy relates the final year of the Civil War.

About the Author
Bruce Catton (1899 1978) was known as a narrative historian who specialized in popular histories that emphasized the colorful characters and vignettes of history. He was one of four founders of "American Heritage" magazine, where he served as a writer, reviewer, and editor.