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Justin Martin

Justin Martin is a journalist, author, and public speaker. He has written several books on major American historical subjects, including Rebel Souls: Walt Whitman and America’s First Bohemians (2014), Genius of Place: The Life of Frederick Law Olmsted (2011), and A Fierce Glory: Antietam—The Desperate Battle That Saved Lincoln and Doomed Slavery (2018).

A former staff writer at Fortune, Martin's articles have appeared in various newspapers and magazines such as NewsweekConde Nast TravelerThe New York Times, and the San Francisco Chronicle. He lives in Forest Hills Gardens, New York. 

Articles by this Author

Frederick Law Olmsted pioneered landscape architecture, designing Central Park and dozens of other parks and campuses across the U.S.
In September 1862, the South hoped to end the war by invading Maryland just before the mid-term elections. But its hopes were dashed after the bloodiest day in American history.