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Webb Black Garrison

Born: 1919 in Covington, Georgia
Died: July 20, 2000

Pen Name: Webb Garrison

Connection to Illinois: Mr. Garrison was president of McKendree College in Lebanon, Illinois, 1957-60.

Biography: Garrison, formerly associate dean of Emory University and president of McKendree College, wrote more than 55 books, including ''Civil War Curiosities'' and'' Civil War Trivia and Fact Book''. Before his death in 2000, Garrison lived in Lake Junaluska, North Carolina.


Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Webb Black Garrison on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

A treasury of Civil War tales.
ISBN: 1558537163 OCLC: 42834147

Rutledge Hill ; Nashville, Tenn. : 2000.

Amazing women of the Civil War /
ISBN: 1558537910 OCLC: 41476784

Rutledge Hill Press, Nashville, Tenn. : ©1999.

Celebrates the Civil War contributions and exploits of such women spies, soldiers, journalists, doctors, and nurses as Harriet Tubman, Belle Boyd, Elizabeth Van Lew, Lucy Hayes, and Pauline Cushman.

Civil War trivia and fact book /
ISBN: 1558531602 OCLC: 25410905

Rutledge Hill Press, Nashville, Tenn. : ©1992.

Provides answers to questions on the personalities, statistics, places, weapons, and events of the Civil War.

Creative minds in desperate times :
ISBN: 1558535446 OCLC: 37666364

Rutledge Hill Press, Nashville, Tenn. : ©1997.

More Civil War curiosities /
ISBN: 1558533664 OCLC: 33105061

A collection of anecdotes and stories about ususual people, places, and events that occurred during the Civil War.

Strange battles of the Civil War /
ISBN: 158182226X OCLC: 47844498

In this engaging survey of twenty-three battles of the American Civil War, several of these peculiarities are highlighted. These intriguing tales include naval engagements, naval battles against land forces, cover-ups and scapegoats, unexpected combat, and military blunders.

The amazing Civil War :
ISBN: 1567313043 OCLC: 44027252

MJF Books, New York : ©1998.

The encyclopedia of Civil War usage :
ISBN: 1581822804 OCLC: 46578264

Cumberland House, Nashville : ©2001.

There are few systematic guides to the language used by the generation that fought the American Civil War. In the 150 years since the great conflict, our language has changed, and as meanings have become obscure or lost, links with this vibrant past have dissolved and much of that which had meaning to our forefathers no longer has the same meaning to us.

The unknown Civil War :
ISBN: 1581821220 OCLC: 44391586

Cumberland House, Nashville, Tenn. : ©2000.

True tales of the Civil War :
ISBN: 0517162660 OCLC: 43859582

Gramercy Books, New York : 2000.

A collection of fifty-two true stories recounting unusual events of the Civil War era.