Nebraska Authors

Frank L. Byrne

Born 1928-05-12 Hackensack, NJ (USA)

Died 2002-03-21
Kent, OH (USA)

Byrne taught history at Creighton University 1958-1966.

Places Lived

Omaha, NE

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Civil War -- United States; American History


BA, Trenton State College, Trenton, NJ
MA and PhD, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI


Professor of History at Creighton University, Omaha, NE

Places Worked

Louisiana State University, 1957-1958.
Creighton University, Omaha, NE, 1958-1966.
Kent State University, Kent, OH, 1966-1995.


Southern Historical Association
American Historical Association
Organization of American Historians
Ancient Order of Hibernians


Prophet of Prohibition: Neal Dow and His Crusade. 1969.
The View from Headquarters: Civil War letters of Harvey Reid. (Editor) 1965.
Haskell of Gettysburg: His Life and Civil War Papers. 1989.
Uncommon Soldier: Harvey Reid And The 22nd Wisconsin March With Sherman. (Voices of the Civil War Series), 2001

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