Jeffry D. Wert

Jeffry D. Wert is the author of eight previous books on Civil War topics, most recently Cavalryman of the Lost Cause and The Sword of Lincoln. His articles and essays on the Civil War have appeared in many publications, including Civil War Times Illustrated, American History Illustrated, and Blue and Gray. A former history teacher at Penns Valley High School, he lives in Centre Hall, Pennsylvania, slightly more than one hour from the battlefield at Gettysburg.

Books by this Author

A Glorious Army
Cavalryman of the Lost Cause
The Sword of Lincoln
Gettysburg, Day Three
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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Be kind and honest

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. pasta

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. Hey Jude/It's a Wonderful World/New York, New York/We Didn't Start the Fire/Crazy

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Nathaniel Bumppo

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. Abraham Lincoln

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