John Banks

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Gender MALE
Industry Publishing
Occupation Journalist
Location United States
Introduction John Banks is author of two published books on the Civil War: Connecticut Yankees at Antietam and Hidden History of Connecticut Union Soldiers, which feature profiles of soldiers and others. His work has been featured in such notable publications as The New York Times, Civil War Times, Civil War Monitor, Civil War News, America's Civil War and Military Images. Banks, who attended Mount Lebanon (Pa.) High School, graduated from West Virginia University (B.A. in journalism). A longtime journalist with The Dallas Morning News and ESPN, he is secretary-treasurer of The Center for Civil War Photography, a member of the Civil War Trust and a board member of the Save Historic Antietam Foundation.
Interests Civil War, Antietam, Gettysburg, sports journalism, blogging, JFK assassination, U.S. history, Holocaust
Favorite Movies Casino, The Shawshank Redemption, Animal House, Goodfellas, Das Boot, Gettysburg
Favorite Music U2, Pearl Jam, The Doors, Bob Dylan, Joe Cocker, Neil Young
Favorite Books Gettysburg, Journey in Time by William Frassinito