Grateful American Book Prize

Patriotic Pick for April 2022

“This Hallowed Ground”
by Bruce Catton

Whether it’s via their tone, topic, or tenor, certain works just say “America.” Here is one such title, suggested by Ryan Cole, author of Light-Horse Harry Lee: The Rise and Fall of a Revolutionary Hero:

This Hallowed Ground: A History of the Civil War by Bruce Catton.The Chicago Sun-Times called this popular chronicle by the Pulitzer Prize-winning Catton, who died in 1978, “a classic work…The best single-volume treatment of the Civil War…a book to own and remember.”

Patriotic Picks is a monthly feature in partnership with the Washington Independent Review of Books.