ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Peter Cozzens is the author of sixteen critically acclaimed books on the American Civil War and the Indian Wars of the American West. He also is a Foreign Service Officer with the U. S. Department of State.
The prestigious Easton Press included This Terrible Sound as one of thirty-five volumes in its Library of the Civil War.
Cozzens's Shenandoah 1862: Stonewall Jackson's Valley Campaign was a Choice "Outstanding Academic Title" for 2009.
In 2002 Cozzens received of the American Foreign Service Association’s highest award, given annually to one Foreign Service Officer for exemplary moral courage, integrity, and creative dissent. He also received an Alumni Achievement award from his alma mater Knox College, from which he graduated summa cum laude.
Cozzens is a member of the Advisory Council of the Lincoln Prize, one of the nation’s foremost literary awards.
Cozzens if a frequent speaker nationwide on the Civil War and American Indian Wars. Among his nearly one hundred public appearances, he has been a four-time featured speaker at the Southern Festival of Books, repeat guest speaker at the Chicago Historical Society, and presented the 11th annual Hayes' Lecture on the Presidency in 2000 at the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center http://www.rbhayes.org/hayes/scholarworks/display.asp?id=501
Cozzens has appeared on Book TV and on the PBS series History Detectives.
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A selection of the History Book Club and the Military Book Club