James McCaffrey

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General Information

Name: James McCaffrey

Pen Name: James M. McCaffrey

Born: 1946 in Springfield, Illinois

Website: www.uhd.edu/academic/colleges/humanities/sos/bio/McCaffreyJ_bio.html

Email: mccaffreyj@uhd.edu



Illinois Connection

McCaffrey was born in Springfield, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

James McCafrfey is a Professor of History at the University of Houston where he specializes in American military topics. Along with the books listed, he also edited the book, Surrounded by Dangers of all Kinds: The Mexican War Letters of Lieutenant Theodore Laidley (War and the Southwest).

Published Works

  • The 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 ll 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 Pr Ltd, 2004
  • The Army in Transformation, 1790-1860, Greenwood, 2006
  • Inside the Spanish-American War: A History Based on First-Person Accounts, McFarland, 2009

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Only a Private: A Texan Remembers the Civil War : The Memoirs of William J. Oliphant

ISBN: 1931823081
Release Date: 2004-03-01

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The Army in Transformation, 1790-1860 (The Greenwood Press Daily Life Through History Series: American Soldiers' Lives)

ISBN: 0313331723
Release Date: 2006-08-30

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Inside the Spanish-American War: A History Based on First-Person Accounts

ISBN: 078644150X
Release Date: 2009-03-12

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Literary Awards

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Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

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