James Robertson Jr.

Virginia Tech History Professor

Dr. James I. "Bud" Robertson, Jr., is a noted scholar on the American Civil War and Alumni Distinguished Professor Emeritus at Virginia Tech.

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The Civil War remains the most violent event in our nation’s history.  In the very first of our Civil War series which aired on WVTF and is now a podcast, Virginia Tech history professor James Robertson examines how the North and South got into the bloody conflict in the first place.  

No other war in American history goes by as many different names as does the Civil War.  In part 2 of our Civil War series, Virginia Tech history professor James Robertson explains why there is so much confusion about the conflict between North and South.

    

In part 3 of our Civil War series, Virginia Tech history professor James Robertson tells us about the bloodiest day in U.S. history and how it became a turning point in the conflict between North and South.

A Love Story

Mar 8, 2013
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In part 4 of our Civil War series, Virginia Tech history professor James Robertson relates a touching love story that resonates to this day.

Slavery

Mar 8, 2013
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In part 5 of our Civil War series, Virginia Tech history professor James Robertson says that to believe that the sole cause of the Civil War was the slavery issue is to show a remarkable lack of historical judgment.

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