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Elizabeth Varon

Photograph by Dan Addison

About The Author

Elizabeth R. Varon is Langbourne M. Williams professor of American history at the University of Virginia and a member of the executive council of UVA’s John L. Nau III Center for Civil War History. Varon’s books include Southern Lady, Yankee Spy: The True Story of Elizabeth Van Lew, A Union Agent in the Heart of the Confederacy, and Appomattox: Victory, Defeat and Freedom at the End of the Civil War. Her most recent book, Armies of Deliverance: A New History of the Civil War, won the 2020 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize and was named one of The Wall Street Journal’s best books of 2019.


NOV 21
in person
Abraham Lincoln Bookshop
824 W Superior St
Chicago, IL 60642
in person
Atlanta History Center
In Person
recorded by C-SPAN
130 W Paces Ferry Rd NW
Atlanta, GA 30305
MAR 19
in person
Charleston Library Society
In Person
164 King Street
Charleston, SC 29401

Books by Elizabeth Varon