Mr. Trudeau is the author of many books about the American Civil War, including Southern Storm: Sherman's March to the Sea (HarperCollins, 2008); Gettysburg: A Testing of Courage (HarperCollins, 2002); Like Men of War: Black Troops in the Civil War, 1862-1865 (Little, Brown and Company, 1998); and Out of the Storm: The End of the Civil War, April-June 1865 (Little, Brown and Company, 1994).

Articles by Noah Andre Trudeau

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Red River Fiasco

By Noah Andre Trudeau
December 2011
It’s not that David Dixon Porter took a knife to a gunfight in 1864—but that he took his heaviest warships to a river fight.
Naval History & Heritage Command

'An Appalling Calamity'

By Noah Andre Trudeau
March 2011
In the teeth of the Great Samoan Typhoon of 1889, a standoff between the German and U.S. navies suddenly didn’t matter.
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Death on the River

By Noah Andre Trudeau
August 2009
Packed on board the riverboat Sultana when her boilers blew, recently freed Union POWs faced being consumed by flames or drowning in the Mississippi.