James Robertson '55
Noted Civil War historian and Randolph-Macon College alumnus James “Bud” Robertson
Jr. ’55 will talk about his latest book on Thursday, October 20, 2011 at 7:00 p.m.
at the Barnes & Noble-Libbie Place, 5501 West Broad Street in Richmond. A book
signing will follow the discussion.
Robertson is the recipient of every major award given in the Civil War field. His
biography of General “Stonewall” Jackson, Stonewall Jackson: The Man, The Soldier,
The Legend (Macmillan,1997), won eight national awards and was used as
the basis for the mega-movie “Gods and Generals.” Robertson served as the chief
historical consultant for the film. He has authored or edited more than 20 books,
including Civil War! America Becomes One Nation, General A.P. Hill,
and Soldiers Blue and Gray.