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Previous Winners

2014 – Nostalgia
Author – Dennis McFarland
Publisher – Pantheon Books
Published – 2013

2013 – May the Road Rise up to Meet You:  A Novel
Author – Peter Troy
Publisher – Doubleday
Published – November 13, 2012

2012 – The Resurrection of Nat Turner, Part I:  The Witness
Author – Sharon Ewell Foster
Publisher – Howard Books
Published – August 2, 2011

2011 - My Name is Mary Sutter
Author:  Robin Oliveira
Publisher:  Viking
Published: 2010

2010 - Jarrettsville
Author: Cornelia Nixon
Publisher: Counterpoint
Published: 2009

2009 - The Disagreement
Author: Nick Taylor 
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Published: 2008

2008 - Canaan
Author: Donald McCaig
Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company
Published: 2007

2007 - The Judas Field
Author: Howard Bahr
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company, L.L.C.
Published: 2006

2006 - The March
Author: E.L. Doctorow
Publisher: Random House
Published: September 20, 2005

2005 - No Award Given

2004 - A Distant Flame
Author: Philip Lee Williams
Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books
Published: August 26, 2004

2003 - No Award Given

2002 - Only Call Us Faithful
Author: Marie Jakober
Publisher: Forge Books
Published: December 1st, 2002

2001 - The Wolf Pit
Author: Marly Youmans
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Published: October 3, 2001

2000 - Abe: A Novel of the Young Lincoln 
Author: Richard Slotkin
Publisher:John MacRae Books
Published: February, 2000

1999 - Stonewall's Gold
Author: Robert J. Mrazek
Publisher: St. Martin's
Published: January, 1999

1998 - Jacob's Ladder: A Story of Virginia During the Civil War
Author: Donald McCaig
Publisher: W.W. Norton
Published: April, 1998

1997 - Nashville 1864
Author: Madison Jones
Publisher: J.S. Sanders & Co
Published: June, 1997

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