Hoar, Jay (1933 - )

Genre: Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction - Scholarly

Jay S. Hoar was born and raised in Rangeley, ME, graduated from Rangeley High School, received his B. A. in English from the University of Maine (1956), and served four years in the U. S. Navy. After the Navy, he began his teaching career, first in secondary schools, then at Maine Maritime Academy, then at the University of Maine at Farmington where he taught for 33 years.

He has published books for use in his classes as well as about the Civil War.

Selected Bibliography

  • Small-Town Motion Pictures, And Other Sketches of Franklin County, Maine (1969)
  • New England's Last Civil War Veterans (1976)
  • Callow, Brave and True: A Gospel of Civil War Youth (1999)
  • Our Eldest and Last Civil War Nurses (2001)
  • Old Dick of Lower Dallas (2003)
  • A Maine As It Gets: The Portable Professor Hoar: An Omnibus of His Adventures in Creative Nonfiction (2004)
  • The North's Last Boys in Blue: An Epic Prose Elegy: A Substudy of Sunset and Dust of the Blue and Gray (2006)
  • The South's Last Boys in Gray: An Epic Prose Elegy: A Substudy of Sunset and Dusk of the Blue and the Gray (2010)