Pen Name: James M. McCaffrey
Born: 1946 in Springfield, Illinois
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.
- This Band of Heroes, Granbury`s Texas Brigade, Eakin Publications, 1985
- Army of Manifest Destiny, The American Soldier in the Mexican War 1846-1848 , New York University Press, 1992 - written with John F. Kinney
- Wake Island Pilot, A World War II Memoir, Brassey`s, 1995 - written with John F. Kinney
- Only a Private: A Texan Remembers the Civil War : The Memoirs of William J. Oliphant, Halcyon Press Ltd, 2004
- The Army in Transformation, 1790-1860, Greenwood, 2006
- Inside the Spanish-American War: A History Based on First-Person Accounts, McFarland, 2009
- Going for Broke: Japanese American Soldiers in the War against Nazi Germany, University of Oklahoma Press, 2017
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