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 Civil War Soldier and former president and CEO of the Association for the Preservation of Civil War Sites, a predecessor of the Civil War Trust.
- Dr. John F. Marszalek, Giles Distinguished Professor Emeritus at Mississippi State University, author or editor of thirteen books, including Sherman: A Soldier’s Passion for Order, a finalist for the Lincoln Prize, and Court Martial: A Black Man in America, which was made into a Showtime motion picture and reissued as a paperback under the new title Assault at West Point.
- Dr. T. Michael Parrish, The Linden G. Bowers Professor of American History at Baylor University, and author of Richard Taylor: Soldier Prince of Dixie, winner of the 1993 Jefferson Davis Award, and editor, with Gary W. Gallagher, of the UNC Press’s Littlefield History of the Civil War Era Series and the LSU Press’s Conflicting Worlds: New Dimensions of the American Civil War Series.