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Shelby dade foote, jr (17 november 1916 – 27 june 2005) was an author and historian of the american civil wara native of greenville, mississippi, foote left college early to enlist in the us army in 1940. All customers get free shipping on orders over $25 shipped by amazon military & spies biographies history ebooks of the us confederacy american civil war history united states military history biographies of the american civil war. Ken burns discusses interviewing shelby foote during the civil war. Shelby foote, 88, the novelist and historian whose three-volume study of the civil war and appearances on the pbs series the civil war brought him national celebrity, died june 27 at baptist hospital in memphis, his city of residence.
Shelby foote (1916–2005) was an american historian and novelist who came from a long line of mississippians after attending the university of north carolina, he served in world war ii as a captain of field artillery in the european theater he wrote six novels and was awarded three guggenheim. The civil war: a narrative (1958–1974) is a three volume, 2,968-page, 12 million-word history of the american civil war by shelby footealthough previously known as a novelist, foote is most famous for this non-fictional narrative history. Civil war historian here yes and no the sources are not cited in a way which most historians would say is reliable so that makes it hard to determine where he gets a lot of his information from, who said it, etc. Shelby foote's shiloh in the novel shiloh, historian and civil war expert shelby foote delivers a spare, unflinching account of the battle of shiloh, which was fought over the course of two days in april 1862. Shelby foote and barbara fields, a how two very different historians defined ken burns foote and fields serve different functions in “the civil war.