Gary W. Gallagher
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Gary W. Gallagher
Gary W. Gallagher
Alma materAdams State College
University of Texas at Austin
EmployerUniversity of Virginia

Gary W. Gallagher is an American historian who specializes in American Military History, the Civil War and Civil War Memory. He is the author, co-author or editor of numerous books on those topics, as well as a frequent speaker. A graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, he is currently the John L. Nau III Professor in the History of the American Civil War at the University of Virginia.[1]


Authored Books

Becoming Confederates: Paths to a New National Loyalty. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2013.

The Union War. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2011. (Winner of 2012 Tom Watson Brown Book Prize, 2012 Laney Prize, 2011 Eugene Feit Award in Civil War Studies; New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice)

Causes Won, Lost, and Forgotten: How Hollywood and Popular Art Shape What We Know about the Civil War. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2008.

Lee and His Army in Confederate History. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2001.

The American Civil War: The War in the East 1861-May 1863. Oxford: Osprey Publishing, 2000. (History Book Club selection)

Lee and His Generals in War and Memory. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University 2 Press, 1998. (Winner of 1998 Fletcher Pratt Award; History Book Club selection)

The Confederate War. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1997. (Winner of 1998 Laney Prize and finalist for 1998 Lincoln Prize [shared the prize with three other books]; History Book Club selection)

Stephen Dodson Ramseur: Lee's Gallant General. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1985. (History Book Club Selection)


  1. ^ "Gary W. Gallagher". Corcoran Department of History. University of Virginia. Retrieved 2018.

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