| Historian, Novelist|
| July 5, 1927 (age 88)
Jersey City, New Jersey (1927-07-05) |
The Officers' Wives
Washington's Secret War: The Hidden History of Valley Forge
Dennis Sydney Reginald Welland, Benjamin Franklin, Franklin D. Roosevelt
A Disease in the Public Mi, The Intimate Lives of t, The Illusion of Victory: America i, The New Dealers' War: FDR, Liberty!: The American
Thomas Fleming (historian) Wikipedia
Thomas James Fleming (July 5, 1927 – July 23, 2017) was an American historian and historical novelist and the author of over forty nonfiction and fiction titles. His work reflects a particular interest on the American Revolution, with titles such as Liberty! The American Revolution And The Future Of America, Duel: Alexander Hamilton, Aaron Burr, and the History of America and Washington's Secret War: The Hidden History of Valley Forge.
Fleming served as president of the Society of American Historians and the PEN American Center. Fleming also spent ten years as chairman of the New York American Revolution Round Table and was an Honorary Member of the New York State Society of the Cincinnati since 1975. He lived in New York with his wife, Alice, a writer of books for young people.
Fleming published books about various events and figures of the Revolutionary era. He also wrote about other periods of American history, and wrote over a dozen well-received novels set against various historical backgrounds. He said, "I never wanted to be an Irish-American writer, my whole idea was to get across that bridge and be an American writer".
Fleming died at his home in New York City on July 23, 2017 at the age of 90.