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Jeffry D. Wert

Jeffry D. Wert
Born (1946-05-08) May 8, 1946
Nationality American
Occupation Historian and Author

Jeffry D. Wert (born May 8, 1946) is an American historian and author specializing in the American Civil War. He has written several books on the subject, which have been published in multiple languages and countries.


  • Early life 1
  • Bibliography 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Early life

Jeffry Wert’s interest in history first began after an eighth grade school field trip to the Gettysburg battlefield. After high school he graduated cum laude with a B.A. from Lock Haven University, and a M.A. from The Pennsylvania State University, both in History. He worked for many years as a history teacher at Penns Valley Area High School in Spring Mills, Pennsylvania.[1]


  • Mosby's Rangers: The True Adventure of the Most Famous Command of the Civil War — 1991
  • General James Longstreet: The Confederacy's Most Controversial Soldier — 1994
  • Custer: The Controversial Life of George Armstrong Custer — 1996
  • From Winchester to Cedar Creek: The Shenandoah Campaign of 1864 — 1997
  • A Brotherhood Of Valor: The Common Soldiers of The Stonewall Brigade CSA and The Iron Brigade USA — 2000
  • Gettysburg, Day Three — 2002
  • The Sword of Lincoln: The Army of the Potomac — 2006
  • Cavalryman of the Lost Cause: A Biography of J. E. B. Stuart — 2008
  • A Glorious Army: Robert E. Lee's Triumph, 1862–1863 — 2011


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External links

  • Author page at Simon & Schuster

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