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Michael Golay is an American author and former journalist[1]. He is most known for his book A Ruined Land: The End of the Civil War, which was a finalist for the prestigious Lincoln Prize.[2] He currently lives with his wife, Julie Quinn, in Exeter, New Hampshire, where teaches history at Phillips Exeter Academy[3]. He is faculty adviser to The Exonian, the oldest preparatory school newspaper in the United States.



Golay has a B.A. from Indiana University Bloomington and a M.A. from the State University of New York.


  • To Gettysburg And Beyond: The Parallel Lives of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain and Edward Porter Alexander, 1994 [4]
  • Spanish-American War (America at War), 1995
  • Reconstruction and Reaction: The Emancipation of Slaves 1861-1913 (Library of African-American History), 1996
  • Civil War Battlefields and Landmarks: A Guide to the National Park Sites, (editor), 1996
  • Where America Stands 1996, 1996
  • Where America Stands 1997, 1997
  • Generals: The Civil War, 1998
  • A Ruined Land: The End of the Civil War, 1999
  • William Faulkner A to Z, 2001
  • North American Exploration, 2003
  • The Tide of Empire: America's March to the Pacific, 2003
  • Critical Companion to William Faulkner: A Literary Reference to His Life And Work, 2008
  • Civil War (America at War), 2010


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