Bruce Catton - age: 78

Bruce Catton

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ABOUT

Award-winning American historian, author, and journalist who is best known for his three Civil War-themed trilogies. His writing features colorful characters and historical vignettes.His book, A Stillness at Appomattox, won the Pulitzer Prize in 1954.He wrote a trilogy on Ulysses Grant.

BEFORE FAME

He became a reporter and editor for The Cleveland News, the Boston American, and The Plain Dealer after serving in the US Navy during World War I. He published his first historical work, The War Lords of Washington, in 1948.

PERSONAL LIFE

He married Hazel H. Cherry on August 16, 1925. Their son, William Bruce, was born the following year.

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Historian Bruce Catton were born on Monday, birthstone is Opal, the seaon was Fall in the Chinese year of , it is 279 days until Bruce Catton next birthday.

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