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June 28, 2005

We've Lost a Great One

Civil War historian Shelby Foote died Monday night at the age of 88. Foote's fame rests upon an enormous 3-volume narrative history of the Civil War. Those books led to Ken Burns putting him in his wonderful miniseries The Civil War.

"Novelist, War Historian Shelby Foote Dies" [via Betsy's Page]

"Goodbye Shelby Foote"

"Shelby Foote, 88, Died Monday"

Posted by Sean Hackbarth in Books at 08:11 PM | Comments (0)