Gary W. Gallagher

Gary W. Gallagher is the John L. Nau III Professor in the History of the American Civil War at the University of Virginia. He is the author or editor of more than thirty books, including The Confederate War (Harvard University Press, 1997), Lee and His Generals in War and Memory (Louisiana State University Press, 1998), and The Union War (Harvard University Press, March 2011). He serves as editor of two book series at the University of North Carolina Press and has appeared regularly on the Arts and Entertainment Network’s series ‘Civil War Journal’ as well as participating in more than three dozen other television projects in the field. He is also the recipient of the Cavaliers’ Distinguished Teaching Professorship for 2011-2012, the highest teaching award conveyed by the University of Virginia.