Frank J. Cirillo Named Lincoln Prize Finalist

Monday, February 5, 2024

Congratulations to Frank J. Cirillo (UVA PhD 2017), whose book, The Abolitionist Civil War: Immediatists and the Struggle to Transform the Union (LSU Press), is a finalist for the 2024 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize!

The Lincoln Prize is awarded annually to a work that enhances the general public’s understanding of Abraham Lincoln, the American Civil War soldier, or the American Civil War era. The $50,000 prize was established in 1990 by businessmen and philanthropists Lewis E. Lehrman and the late Richard Gilder, in partnership with Gettysburg College and Professor Gabor Boritt, Director Emeritus of the Civil War Institute at Gettysburg College. The winner of the 2024 prize will be announced on Thursday, February 29.

For more details, visit the prize's website.