George Rable

George C. Rable

Professor Emeritus


  • PhD, Louisiana State University, 1978


Research Interests

  • Southern History
  • American Civil War

Current Projects

  • A study of the relationship between Abraham Lincoln and George B. McClellan.

Courses Taught

  • American Civilization to 1865
  • American South to 1865
  • Literature of American History (Graduate)
  • Literature of Southern History (Graduate)
  • Graduate Proseminar on the Civil War

Awards and Honors

  • Walter Lynwood Fleming Lectures in the Southern History, Louisiana State University (2014)
  • SEC Faculty Achievement Award (2014)
  • Burnum Distinguished Faculty Award (2012)
  • Blackmon-Moody Outstanding Professor, University of Alabama (2003).
  • President, Society of Civil War Historians (2004-8).

Selected Publications