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Department Laments Loss of Professor Hugh Ragsdale

The Department of History laments the loss of Professor Hugh Ragsdale, who passed away on November 7 at the age of 82. Professor Ragsdale was born in 1938 in North Carolina, received his Ph.D. from the University of Virginia in 1964, and taught at The University of Alabama from 1964 to 1996. A specialist in […]

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Professor Emeritus George Rable Featured in Documentary

Professor Emeritus George C. Rable was recently featured on the American Heroes Channel’s documentary series Blood and Fury: America’s Civil War, where he was interviewed for their “Battle of Fredericksburg” episode. Rable is the author of Fredericksburg! Fredericksburg!, which details the battle and is the recipient of the Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize (2003), The American Civil […]

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George C. Rable Symposium to be Held October 7, 2016

Join the Department of History as we honor Dr. George C. Rable, Professor Emeritus and former Charles G. Summersell Chair in Southern History, on Friday, October 7, 2016, from 2-4 PM at the Bryant Conference Center. Guests will include: Dr. A. Wilson Greene, Executive Director of Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the […]

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