Joseph Smith

Alum Adam Petty Enjoys Success After Graduation

Department alum Adam Petty recently published The Battle of the Wilderness in Myth and Memory: Reconsidering Virginia’s Most Notorious Civil War Battlefield (LSU Press, 2019). Petty’s inspiration for the work came from his first seminar paper as a student in the department’s graduate program in which he researched the 1863 Mine Run Campaign in Virginia. […]

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Alumnus Adam Petty Working with Joseph Smith Papers

Department alumnus Adam Petty (PhD 2018, MA 2014) has recently accepted a position as a Historian and Documentary Editor for the Joseph Smith Papers. Petty completed his doctorate under George Rable last year, with a focus on the Civil War era. His dissertation “Virginia’s Wilderness: Investigating the Landscape of War,” focused on the interaction between […]

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