W.Y. Boyd Literary Award for Excellence in Military Fiction

About the W.Y. Boyd Literary Award for Excellence in Military Fiction
This award honors the best fiction set in a period when the United States was at war. It recognizes the service of American veterans and military personnel and encourages the writing and publishing of outstanding war-related fiction. Donated by William Young Boyd II.

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2014 Winner(s)

Hell or Richmond

written by Ralph Peters, published by Forge Books

"Hell or Richmond" finely portrays the human side of war, along with the horrific carnage, the influence of politics, inspiring courage, glory and defeat.  Drawn from countless sources and brilliantly written, this very well crafted book is a must-read for those who long to understand the blood, toil and torment faced by both armies as our Civil War neared its end.