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James M. McPherson

James M. McPherson is known for his work on Lincoln and Lee at Antietam: The Cost of Freedom (2006), The Civil War (1990) and The Gettysburg Address. See full bio »

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Known For

The Civil War Additional Crew
The Presidents Self - Editor, 'To the Best of My Ability'


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 2002 American Experience (TV Series documentary) (advisor - 1 episode)
- Ulysses S. Grant: Part 2 (2002) ... (advisor)
 1990 The Civil War (TV Mini Series documentary) (consultant - 9 episodes)
- War Is All Hell (1865) (1990) ... (consultant)
- The Better Angels of Our Nature (1865) (1990) ... (consultant)
- Valley of the Shadow of Death (1864) (1990) ... (consultant)
- Most Hallowed Ground (1864) (1990) ... (consultant)
- The Universe of Battle (1863) (1990) ... (consultant)
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 2012 Lincoln (thanks: American History at Princeton University)
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  The Gettysburg Address (Documentary) (post-production)
 2011 Gettysburg (TV Movie documentary)
Self - Author, Battle Cry of Freedom (as James McPherson)
 2011 The Conspirator: Mary Surratt and the Plot to Kill Lincoln (TV Movie documentary)
Self - U.S. Civil War historian (as James McPherson)
 2009 American Experience (TV Series documentary)
 2007-2008 Pritzker Military Library Presents (TV Series documentary)
- Tried by War: Abraham Lincoln as Commander in Chief (2008) ... Self (as James McPherson)
- James McPherson (2007) ... Self (as James McPherson)
 2005 The Presidents (TV Series documentary)
Self - Editor, 'To the Best of My Ability'
- A. Johnson to Arthur (1865-1885) (2005) ... Self - Editor, 'To the Best of My Ability' (as James McPherson)
- Taylor to Lincoln (1849-1865) (2005) ... Self - Editor, 'To the Best of My Ability' (as James McPherson)
 2003 National Geographic: Beyond the Movie - The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King (TV Movie documentary)
Self - Civil War Historian (as James McPherson)
 1996 Biography (TV Series documentary)
- Frederick Douglass (1996) ... Self (as James McPherson)
 1994 Civil War Journal (TV Series documentary)
Self - Professor of History: Princeton University / Self - Historian / Author
- Shadows of Lightning: JEB Stuart & the CSA Cavalry (1994) ... Self - Professor of History: Princeton University
- Lincoln and Gettysburg (1994) ... Self - Historian / Author (as Jim McPherson)
- The Battle of Franklin & Nashville (1994) ... Self - Professor of History: Princeton University (as Jim McPherson)

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In 2007, won the inaugural Pritzker Military Library Literature Award in 2007, which honors the lifetime contributions of a living author for a body of work dedicated to enriching the understanding of American military history including military affairs. See more »

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