Earl Schenck Miers (1910 - 17 November 1972) was an American historian. He wrote over 100 published books, mostly about the history of the American Civil War. Some of them were intended for children, including three historic novels in the We Were There series.

Biography[edit | edit source]

Miers received honorary degrees from Lincoln College and Rutgers University.

On 17 November 1972, at the age of 62, Miers died at his home in Edison, New Jersey.[1]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Miers, Earl Schenck & Richard A. Brown (1996). Gettysburg: A New Edition with a Foreword by James I. Robertson, Jr. ISBN: 156324697X. Originally published: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, 1948.

Bibliography[edit | edit source]

  • Crossroads of freedom; the American Revolution and the rise of a new nation. by Earl Schenck Miers. New Brunswick, N.J., Rutgers University Press [1971] ISBN 0813506999 held in over 500 American libraries, according to WorldCat

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