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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Tom Emery  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction



Illinois Connection

Emery lives in Carlinville, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Emery is a critically acclaimed freelance writer and historical researcher. He was valedictorian of the Blackburn College Class of 1993, with majors in business administration, accounting and economics. He earned an MBA from Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville in 1995.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library

Richard Rowett: Thoroughbreds, Beagles, & the Civil War
ISBN: 0966163702

History in Print. 1997

Book by Emery, Tom

The other John Logan: Col. John Logan and the 32nd Illinois
ISBN: 0966163710

History in Print. 1998

19th-century echoes: The Carlinville City Cemetery
ISBN: 0966163729

History in Print. 2000

Hold the fort: The Battle of Allatoona Pass
ISBN: 0966163753

History in Print. 2001

Howard Knotts - Ace of the Prairie

History in Print. 2011

Illinois State Library Heritage Project 1839-2013

Illinois State Library - Springfield. 2013


-- *Three - time Recipient of the Illinois State Historical Society Award of Superior Achievement - 2012, 2014, 2015

-- *Five - time Recipient of the Illinois State Historical Society Certificate of Excellence - 1999, 2003, 2004, 201, 2013