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Name:  James McCaffrey  

Pen Name: James M. McCaffrey

Genre: C:ADULT

Born: 1946 in Springfield, Illinois


Illinois Connection

McCaffrey was born in Springfield, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

James McCafrfey is a retired Professor of History at the University of Houston-Downtown where he specialized in American military topics. Along with the books listed, he also edited the books, ''Surrounded by Dangers of all Kinds: The Mexican War Letters of Lieutenant Theodore Laidley'' and ''Only a Private: A Texan Remembers the Civil War : The Memoirs of William J. Oliphant.''

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