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Andrew S. Ward

Andrew S. Ward is the author of The Slaves' War: The Civil War in the Words of Former Slaves, Our Bones are Scattered: The Cawnpore Massacres and The Indian Mutiny Of 1857, Dark Midnight When I Rise: The Story of the Jubilee Singers, and The Blood Seed.
He is a former contributing editor to Atlantic Monthly, commentator for National Public Radio's "All Things Considered" and columnist for The Washington Post.

Articles by this Author

Trying to understand the Civil War’s ugliest incident
The man who has lived with him nearly as long as Samuel Clemens did tells why Twain still has the power to delight—and to disturb
How a small group of former slaves taught the world about black music, the promise of emancipation, and the meaning of the Civil War
Humorist, May/June 1999 | Vol. 50, No. 3
Thomas Berger, the author of a classic novel of the American West, speaks about its long-awaited sequel—and about what is to be learned in the challenging territory that lies between history and fiction
Seattle, April 1994 | Vol. 45, No. 2
The strange saga of a town that bragged, burned, and bullied itself into existence—and then became one of the most civilized places on earth
The Little Bighorn, April 1992 | Vol. 43, No. 2
Haunted Home, July/august 1990 | Vol. 41, No. 5
When the author moved into a 1905 house on an island near Seattle, he found himself sharing it with the uncommon people who had lived there before him