Rable

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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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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Department Celebrates George Rable’s Career

The History Department came together yesterday to celebrate the career of Dr. George C. Rable, who retired as the Charles G. Summersell Chair of Southern History last year. Dr. Kari Frederickson introduced the speakers, and moderated the symposium. Speakers included Dr. T. Michael Parrish, the Linden G. Bowers Professor of American History at Baylor University, […]

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Dr. George Rable Honored for Damn Yankees

The History Department came together yesterday to celebrate the publication of Dr. George Rable’s sixth and latest book, Damn Yankees: Demonization and Defiance in the Confederate South (Louisiana State University Press, 2015). Dr. Kari Frederickson began the event by noting that the book is drawn from talks delivered for the Walter Lynwood Fleming Lectures in […]

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