Founder’s Award

2009-2010: George S. Burkhardt, Double Duty in the Civil War: The Letters of Sailor and Soldier Edward W. Bacon (Southern Illinois University Press)

2007-2008: Charles W. Mitchell, Maryland Voices of the Civil War (Johns Hopkins University Press)

2005-6: Kimberly Harrison, A Maryland Bride in the Deep South: The Civil War Diary of Priscilla Bond (Louisiana State University Press)

2003-4: Lynda L. Crist, The Papers of Jefferson Davis, Volume 11 (Louisiana State University Press)

2001-2: Michael B. Chesson and Leslie J. Roberts, Exile in Richmond (University Press of Virginia)

1999-2000: Charles F. Bryan, Jr. and Nelson D. Lankford, Eye of the Storm: A Civil War Odyssey (Free Press)

1997-8: Ward W. Briggs, Jr., Soldier and Scholar: Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve and the Civil War (University Press of Virginia)

1995-6: Lynda L. Crist, et. al., The Papers of Jefferson Davis, vol. 8 (Louisiana State University Press)

1993-4: Ira Berlin, et. al., Freedom: A Documentary History of Emancipation, series I, vol. II (Cambridge University Press)

1991-2: Russell Duncan, Blue-Eyed Child of Fortune: The Civil War Letters of Colonel Robert Gould Shaw  (University of Georgia Press)

1989-90: Gary W. Gallagher, Fighting for the Confederacy: The Personal Recollections of General Edward Porter Alexander (University of North Carolina Press)

1987-8: Carol Bleser, Secret and Sacred: The Diaries of James Henry Hammond (Oxford University Press) and John Rozier, The Granite Farm Letters: The Civil War Correspondence of Edgeworth and Sallie Bird (University of Georgia Press)

1986: Richard Harwell and Philip N. Racine, The Fiery Trail: A Union Officer’s Account of Sherman’s Last Campaigns (University of Tennessee Press)

1985: Ira Berlin, et. al., Freedom: A Documentary History of Emancipation, series I, vol. I  (Cambridge University Press)

1984: Michael P. Johnson and James L. Roark, No Chariot Let Down (Norton)

1983: LeRoy P. Graf and Ralph W. Haskins, The Papers of Andrew Johnson, vol. VI  (University of Tennessee Press)

1982: John Y. Simon, The Papers of Ulysses S. Grant, vols. IX and X (Southern Illinois)

1981: Charles C. McLaughlin and Charles E. Beveridge, The Papers of Frederick Law Olmsted, vol. II (Johns Hopkins University Press)

1980: James I. Robertson, Jr., An Index-Guide to the Southern Historical Society Papers (KTO Press)

1979: David C. Roller and Robert W. Twyman, The Encyclopedia of Southern History (Louisiana State University Press)

1978: William A. Frassanito, Antietam: The Photographic Legacy of America’s Bloodiest Day  (Scribner’s)

1977: John W. Blassingame, Slave Testimony (University of North Carolina Press)

1975: Ezra J. Warner and W. Buck Yearns, Biographical Register of the Confederate Congress (Louisiana State University Press)

1974: John Hammond Moore, The Juhl Letters to the Charleston Courier (University of Georgia Press)

1972: Robert Ranson Myers, Children of Pride (Yale University Press)

1971: Haskell M. Monroe, The Papers of Jefferson Davis, vol. I. (Louisiana State University Press)

1970: Warren Ripley, Artillery and Ammunition of the Civil War (A & W Promotional)