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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  William Furry  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT

Born: 1953 in Springfield, Illinois


Illinois Connection

Furry was born in and currently resides in Springfield, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Furry is the Executive Director of the Illinois State Historical Society and editor of ''Illinois Heritage'' magazine. His book ''The Preacher's Tale: The Civil War Journal of Rev. Francis Springer, Chaplain, U.S. Army of the Frontier'' has been well received by Civil War enthusiasts.

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