BIO AND CONTACT INFORMATION
Walter Coffey was born in Joliet, Illinois and graduated from both Joliet Junior College and Loyola University of Chicago. He has written several works of historical fiction and non-fiction, and his work has earned critical praise from the Quincy Writer’s Guild, ForeWord Reviews, and ReadersFavorite.com. Walter is also a member of the Houston Civil War Round Table who has been honored by the Sons of Confederate Veterans.
For over 20 years, Walter has studied works exploring various events in American history by Larry Schweikart, Thomas Woods, Jr., Howard Zinn, Jay Winik, David McCulloch, and Arthur Schlesinger. Civil War writers that have influenced Walter include Shelby Foote, Bruce Catton, and Ulysses S. Grant (memoirs). Fiction writers include John Jakes, Michael Shaara, and Owen Parry.
Walter values the individual liberty guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution, and he is a strong believer in free markets, fiscal responsibility, and personal accountability. His website at WalterCoffey.com is titled “American History Uncut,” and it features articles about both the Civil War and American history from the perspective of less government and more liberty. Walter currently resides in Texas with his wife Gianna, and he can be contacted at email@example.com.
Exploring the history of American liberty