EL DORADO HILLS, CA: December 14, 2021 – Savas Beatie author Bradley Gottfried was recently selected to receive the Gettysburg Civil War Roundtable Distinguished Book Award for The Maps of the Cavalry in the Gettysburg Campaign: An Atlas of Mounted Operations from Brandy Station Through Falling Waters.
“I am honored to accept this award from the distinguished Gettysburg Civil War Round Table,” Gottfried said. “Many individuals have helped me in my journey, but none more than my wife, Linda, and my publisher and friend, Ted Savas. This book and others would not have come to fruition without their support and guidance.”
Mr. Gottfried was honored with the award at the CWRT’s recent meeting.
“Annually, the Gettysburg Civil War Roundtable offers
an award to what is judged to be the best book published on the Gettysburg
Campaign during the previous publishing year. Volunteer members of the
Distinguished Book Award Program read, review and then meet to select the best
book of those received regarding the military or civilian experience during the
Gettysburg Campaign of June-July 1863; or the history of the
“Among the criteria for selection is that the book
provides new knowledge about its subject in a presentation not previously
published. Bradley Gottfried’s 2020-published book, The Maps of the Cavalry
in the Gettysburg Campaign met that criteria. Maps and corresponding text
cover the various cavalry clashes from Brandy Station during the advance to
This book was also a finalist for the Army Historical Foundation Distinguished Book Award in the reference category.
About the Author: Bradley M. Gottfried holds a
Ph.D. in Zoology from
An avid Civil War historian, Dr. Gottfried is the author of many books, including: The Battle of Gettysburg: A Guided Tour (1998); Stopping Pickett: The History of the Philadelphia Brigade (1999); Brigades of Gettysburg (2002); Roads to Gettysburg (2002); Kearny’s Own: The History of the First New Jersey Brigade (2005), The Maps of Gettysburg (2007), The Artillery of Gettysburg (2008), and The Maps of First Bull Run (2009), The Maps of Antietam (2012), The Maps of the Bristoe Station and Mine Run Campaigns (2013), The Maps of the Wilderness (2016), and The Maps of Fredericksburg (2018). He most recently co-author Lincoln Comes to Gettysburg: The Creation of the Soldiers’ National Cemetery and Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address (2021). Brad has completed work on The Maps of the Spotsylvania Campaign, is completing The Maps of Petersburg, and finishing (with Theodore P. Savas) work on The Gettysburg Campaign Encyclopedia.
In addition to staying busy conducting research, drafting maps, and writing, Brad is an Antietam Battlefield Guide and a Gettysburg Town Guide.
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