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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Tom Emery  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born:


-- Tom Emery on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=tom++emery


Illinois Connection

Emery lives in Carlinville, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Emery is a critically acclaimed freelance writer and historical researcher. He was valedictorian of the Blackburn College Class of 1993, with majors in business administration, accounting and economics. He earned an MBA from Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville in 1995.


Published Works

  • Richard Rowett: Thoroughbreds, Beagles, & the Civil War , History in Print , 1997
  • The Other John Logan: Col. John Logan and the 32nd Illinois, History in Print, 1998
  • The Memorable Month: Minor League Baseball in Staunton, Illinois, History in Print, 2000
  • The Beagle: Its Beginnings in America, History in Print, 2000
  • Hold the Fort: The Battle of Allatoona Pass, History in Print, 2001
  • The Macoupin County Courthouse: Scandalous Symbol, History in Print, 2002
  • Eddie: Lincoln’s Forgotten Son, History in Print, 1st edition, 2002 and 2nd edition, 2011
  • Gustave Loehr: Rotary’s Forgotten Founder, History in Print, 1st edition, 2003 and 2nd edition 2011
  • Howard Knotts: Ace of the Prairie, History in Print, 2011
  • Soldiers with Picks and Shovels, History in Print, 2011
  • The Illinois State Library Heritage Project, 1839 - 2013, Illinois State Library, 2013
  • The Civil War in Illinois, 2014


Selected Titles At Your Library

Richard Rowett :
ISBN: 0966163702. OCLC Number:

History in Print,. Carlinville, IL :. ©1997.

The other John Logan :
ISBN: 0966163710. OCLC Number:

History in Print,. Carlinville, IL :. ©1998.

19th-century echoes :
ISBN: 0966163729. OCLC Number:

History in Print,. Carlinville, IL :. ©2000.

Hold the fort :
ISBN: 0966163753. OCLC Number:

History in Print,. Carlinville, IL :. ©2001.

Gustave Loehr :
ISBN: 0966163796. OCLC Number:

History In Print,. Carlinville, IL :. ©2003.

19th-century echoes :
ISBN: 0966163788. OCLC Number:

History in Print,. Carlinville, IL :. ©2003.


Awards

  • Three - time Recipient of the Illinois State Historical Society Award of Superior Achievement - 2012, 2014, 2015
  • Five - time Recipient of the Illinois State Historical Society Certificate of Excellence - 1999, 2003, 2004, 201, 2013

    Speaking Engagements

    Speaking Engagement Availability (yes)

    Media Coverage

    Featured in the following newspapers

  • Springfield State Journal Register

    , Dec. 1997, Nov. 2000, Nov. 2012, July 2014

  • Chicago Tribune

    , January 1998

  • Peoria Journal Star

    , March 1998

  • Quincy Herald-Whig

    , March 2001

  • Lincoln Courier

    , March 2001

  • Alton Telegraph

    , May 2001, February 2009, March 2012, July 2012, January 2015

  • St. Louis Post - Dispatch

    , January 2002

  • Champaign News - Gazette

    , August 2002

  • Decatur Herald-Review

    , July 2011

    Featured in the following magazines

  • Illinois Heritage

    , 1999

  • The Civil War Courier

    , 2000, 2015

  • Midwest Book Review

    , 2000, 2002

  • Pet Life

    , 1999

  • The Senior Musician

    , 1999

  • The Thoroughbred Times

    , 1998

  • The National Sporting Library Newsletter

    , 1998