Individual Author Record
Name: Christian McWhirterPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT History Born: 1978 in North York, Ontario, Canada Sites:
Illinois ConnectionMcWhirter moved to Springfield, Illinois, in 2013 to work at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library as part of the ''Papers of Abraham Lincoln'' project.
Biographical and Professional InformationChristian McWhirter is an Assistant Editor for ''The Papers of Abraham Lincoln'' and Editor of the ''Journal of the Abraham Lincoln Association''. His first book, ''Battle Hymns: The Power and Popularity of Music in the Civil War'' (2012) was a selection of the History Book Club. He has also written articles for the ''New York Times Disunion'' blog, the ''Blackwell's Companion'' series, and ''Civil War Monitor''.
''Battle Hymns: The Power and Popularity of Music in the Civil War'', University of North Carolina Press, 2012''On Lincoln's Mind: Leading the Nation to the Gettysburg Address'', Illinois Historic Preservation Agency, 2013''On Lincoln's Side: Reelecting a Leader'', Illinois Historic Preservation Agency, 2014