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    Robert E. Lee and Virginia

    James “Bud” Robertson talks about Robert E. Lee’s ties to Virginia and the various military campaigns throughout the state during the Civil War. He also compared General Lee’s life after the war to other generals…

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    Debate Over Confederate Monuments

    Virginia Tech History Professor Emeritus James Robertson talked about the history of Confederate monuments. His talk was a part of a Civil War conference hosted by the Shenandoah Valley…

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    Conversation with Historian James Robertson

    Gettysburg College Civil War Institute director Peter Carmichael talked to James Robertson about his academic career, his involvement in the centennial and sesquicentennial commemorations…

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    Civil War's Impact on Ordinary Americans

    Virginia Tech History Professor Emeritus James Robertson talked about the Civil War’s impact on ordinary civilians and soldiers. He is the author of Civil War Echoes: Voices from Virginia,…

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    Q&A with James Robertson

    James Robertson talked about his book, After the Civil War: The Heroes, Villains, Soldiers, and Civilians Who Changed America.

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    Panel Discussion on the Civil War

    James Robertson, author of After the Civil War: The Heroes, Villains, Soldiers, and Civilians Who Changed America; Mark Tooley, author of The Peace That Almost Was: The Forgotten Story of…

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    Conclusion of the Overland Campaign

    Historians and officials from the National Park Service commemorated the conclusion of the Overland Campaign, which took place in Virginia in May and June of 1864. In keynote remarks, Civil War scholar James…

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    Death of Stonewall Jackson

    James Robertson, author of Stonewall Jackson: The Man, the Soldier, the Legend, talked about the death of Confederate General Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson. On May 10, 1863, General Jackson…

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    150th Anniversary of the Battle of Second Manassas

    Historian James Robertson discussed the Civil War Battle of Second Manassas and Stonewall Jackson’s impact on the war. Robertson is the author of Stonewall Jackson: The Man, the Soldier,…

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    General Ulysses S. Grant and the Army of the Potomac

    Two historians discussed the generalship of Ulysses S. Grant. They focus on Grant’s efforts in leading the Union Army of the Potomac against Robert E. Lee and the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia, and talk…

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    Person of the Year 1861, Part 2

    Each year Time magazine selects a single person who had the most influence on events during the previous twelve months. If the same question had been posed in the year 1861, who would Time have selected…

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    Stonewall Jackson

    The Roanoke Valley Historical Society hosted a book talk by James Robertson on his book "Stonewall Jackson: The Man, The Soldier, The Legend".

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    Historians on North v. South Today

    Civil War historians and social scientists discussed regional perceptions of the Civil War, which still differ 139 years later. The roundtable, titled “Why Are We Still Fighting the Civil…

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    Soldiers Blue and Gray

    Professor Robertson talked about his book, Soldiers Blue and Gray, which is about the life of the average soldier during the Civil War. The book provides statistics of the average height,…

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    Stonewall Jackson

    Mr. Robertson talked about his biography Stonewall Jackson: The Man, the Soldier, the Legend, published by Simon and Schuster. The biography of the famous Confederate General examines his…

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    Talking About the Civil War

    James Robertson talked about his book, Stonewall Jackson: The Man, The Soldier, the Legend published by Macmillan General Reference. The book is a biography in which the author traces the most…

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