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“Touched with Fire”?

Two Philadelphia Novelists Remember the Civil War

J. Matthew Gallman

30 pages
Marquette University Press
Author Bio

Dr. J. Matthew Gallman received his Ph.D. from Brandeis University and currently teaches at the University of Florida. He is the author of many books and articles on the Civil War era, including Defining Duty in the Civil War: Personal Choice, Popular Culture, and the Union Home Front; Receiving Erin’s Children: Philadelphia, Liverpool and the Irish Famine Migration, 1845-1855; The North Fights the Civil War: The Home Front; Mastering Wartime: A Social History of Philadelphia During the Civil War; and America’s Joan of Arc: The Life of Anna Elizabeth Dickinson. Dr. Gallman is editor of The Civil War Chronicle.