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Friday, January 18, 2019

Harry M. Ward Book Prize: 2019 Nominees

Following is a list of the nominees for the 2019 Harry M. Ward Book Prize:

Jim Stempel, American Hannibal: The Extraordinary Account of Revolutionary War Hero Daniel Morgan at the Battle of Cowpens (Penmore Press LLC).

Christian Di Spigna, Founding Martyr: The Life and Death of Dr. Joseph Warren, the Revolution's Lost Hero (Crown).

George C. Daughan, Lexington and Concord: The Battle Heard Round the World (W. W. Norton).

Harlow G. Unger, Dr. Benjamin Rush: The Founding Father Who Healed a Wounded Nation (Penguin)

James J. Gigantino II, William Livingston's American Revolution (University of Pennsylvania Press)

Mary Stockwell, Unlikely General: "Mad" Anthony Wayne and the Battle for America (Yale University Press)

Nathaniel Philbrick, In the Hurricane's Eye: The Genius of George Washington and the Victory at Yorktown (Viking)

Rod Andrew, Jr., The Life and Times of General Andrew Pickens: Revolutionary War Hero, American Founder (University of North Carolina Press)

C. L. Bragg, Martyr of the American Revolution: The Execution of Isaac Hayne, South Carolina (The University of South Carolina Press).

Stephen Fried, RUSH: Revolution, Madness, and the Visionary Doctor Who Became a Founding Father (Da Capo Press)

Stephen Brumwell, Turncoat: Benedict Arnold and the Crisis of American Liberty (Yale University Press)