Individual Author Record
Name: John Y. SimonPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Born: 1933 in Highland Park, Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionJohn taught at the University of Illinois for 44 years.
Biographical and Professional InformationJohn was on the history faculty of Southern Illinois University Carbondale, for 44 years. Simon had MA and PhD history degrees from Harvard University. He received the Lincoln Prize Special Achievement Award in 2004 from the Civil War Institute at Gettysburg College for his then-24, later 31 volume Grant series.
*''Ulysses S. Grant, Essays and Documents'', Southern Illinois University Press, 1981*''Lincoln and Grant'', Lincoln Fellowship of Wisconsin, 1984*''The Era of the Civil War 1848-1870'', University of Illinois Press, 1987*''The Continuing Civil War, Essays in Honor of the Civil War Round Table of Chicago'', Morningside, 1992*''Lincoln`s Generals'', Oxford University Press, 1994*''Grant and Halleck, Contrasts in Command'', Marquette University Press, 1996*''New Perspectives on the Civil War, Myths and Realities of the National Conflict'', Madison House, 1998*''The Lincoln Forum, Abraham Lincoln, Gettysburg, and the Civil War'', Savas Pub. Co., 1999