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Jubal A. Early, the Lost Cause, and Civil War History

A Persistent Legacy

Gary W. Gallagher

Marquette University Press
Author Bio

Gary W. Gallagher, an authority on the military history of the Civil War and author of Stephen Dodson Ramseur: Lee’s Gallant General; Lee and His Army in Confederate History; Causes Won, Lost, and Forgotten: How Hollywood and Popular Art Shape What We Know about the Civil War; The Union War; and the National Geographic Guide to the Civil War National Battlefield Parks. He edited Fighting for the Confederacy: The Personal Recollections of Gen. Edward Porter Alexander, which was a main selection of the History Book of the Month Club and winner of the Douglas Southall Freeman Award.

Professor Gallagher has published dozens of articles and essays on a wide range of Civil War topics in scholarly and popular journals and has edited eight collections of essays and documents and written scholarly introductions to nearly twenty-five reprints of Civil War memoirs and personal accounts. He is a past president of the Association for the Preservation of Civil War Sites.