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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 LongstreetSouthern LadyYankee Spy: The True Story of Elizabeth Van LewA Union Agent in the Heart of the Confederacy; and Appomattox: Victory, Defeat, and Freedom at the End of the Civil War. Her 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.

Appearances

MAR 19
0:00:00
in person
Charleston Library Society
In Person
164 King Street
Charleston, SC 29401

Books by Elizabeth Varon