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James I. Robertson, Jr.

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James I. Robertson, Jr., Alumni Distinguished Professor of History at Virginia Tech, is the recipient of the Bruce Catton Award and the Freeman-Nevins Award, as well as other honors for teaching and research in Civil War history. A native of Danville, Virginia, Robertson teaches the largest Civil War history call in the world and is the author/editor of many books and more than one hundred fifty articles on the Civil War period. Among his publications are The Stonewall Brigade, Civil War Sites in Virginia, and Tenting Tonight: The Soldier’s Story.

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Hearts Touched by Fire
The Best of Battles and Leaders of the Civil War
Adapted by James M. McPherson, James I. Robertson, Jr., Stephen W. Sears and Craig L. Symonds
Edited by Harold Holzer


Format: eBook, 912 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: April 5, 2011
Price: $21.99

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General A.P. Hill
The Story of a Confederate Warrior
Written by James I. Robertson, Jr.


Format: Trade Paperback, 420 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: July 28, 1992
Price: $17.95

During his brief lifetime, General Ambrose Powell Hill was largely overshadowed by Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson. Yet “Little Powell” was one of the most gifted and courageous officers in the Confederate Army, a commander whose Light Division played a significant role in many battles including, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, and Gettysburg... Read more >
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General A.P. Hill
The Story of a Confederate Warrior
Written by James I. Robertson, Jr.


Format: eBook, 416 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 11, 2010
Price: $13.99

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