History of the Civil War, 1861–1865

A History of the Civil War, 1861–1865 is a history book by James Ford Rhodes. It won the Pulitzer Prize for History in 1918. The book is about the American Civil War.

James Ford Rhodes (May 1, 1848 – January 22, 1927), was an American industrialist and historian born in Cleveland, Ohio. After earning a fortune in the iron, coal, and steel industries by 1885, he retired from business to devote time to historical research. He wrote a seven-volume history of the United States from 1850, initially published from 1893 to 1906 with an eighth volume added in 1920. Another book, A History of the Civil War, 1861–1865 (1918), won the second-ever Pulitzer Prize for History.

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