James I. Robertson Jr. is an Alumni Distinguished Professor at Virginia Tech and well-known Civil War historian. His massive biography of Gen. Stonewall Jackson won eight national awards and was used as the base for the Ted Turner/Warner Bros. mega-movie, “Gods and Generals." Robertson was chief historical consultant for the film.
See the related Virginia Tech Magazine story: James I. Robertson: Mr. Civil War
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