Bruce Chadwick

Historian, Author


Who is Bruce Chadwick?

Bruce Chadwick spent 23 years as a journalist with the New York Daily News before earning a doctorate in American history in 1994 at Rutgers University, where he now teaches part-time. He is a professor, historian, lecturer and author of 28 books, including a lengthy series on baseball history including books on the New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox and Chicago Cubs. Aside from books on Major League teams Chadwick also wrote about Negro League baseball and a book about The Minor Leagues. Abbeyville Press. His first American Civil War book, Brother Again Brother: The Lost Civil War Diary of Lt. Edmund Halsey, was followed by the dual biography of the Civil War’s leaders, Two American Presidents: Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis, 1861 1865, a finalist for the Lincoln Prize. Chadwick’s newest books are 1858: Abraham Lincoln, Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee, Ulysses S. Grant and the War They Failed to See, about the causes of the Civil War. I Am Murdered: George Wythe, Thomas Jefferson, and the Killing That Shocked a New Nation, about the slaying of a Founding Father, published in the winter of 2008. He also teaches English and history at New Jersey City University in Jersey City, New Jersey.

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Also known as
  • Dr. Bruce Chadwick
  • Professor Bruce Chadwick
  • Rutgers University

on July 23, 2013


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