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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Originally aired on November 07, 1997 - In part 167 of our Civil War series, Virginia Tech history professor James Robertson explores the wartime activities of the Confederate ship Shenandoah.  

#167 – CSS Shenandoah

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Originally aired on October 31, 1997 - In part 166 of our Civil War series, Virginia Tech history professor James Robertson discusses the implausible raid led by Colonel Benjamin Grierson as a diversion during the siege of Vicksburg.

  

#166 – Grierson’s Raid

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Originally aired on December 06, 1996 - In part 119 of our Civil War series, Virginia Tech history professor James Robertson discusses Jefferson Davis’ greatest failure, the appointment of Lucius Northrop to the post of commissary general.

  

#119 – Confederate Failure

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Originally aired on June 28, 1996 - In part 96 of our Civil War series, Virginia Tech history professor James Robertson teaches us about a Madison county woman who was part of the devoted class of southern women dedicated to the Confederate cause. 

#96 – Sallie Brock Putnam

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Originally aired on June 21, 1996 - In part 95 of our Civil War series, Virginia Tech history professor James Robertson tells us about an important, but little-known fight in Southside Virginia.

  

#95 – Staunton River Bridge

            In World War II, when the battle in the skies over England at last ended, Prime Minister Winston Churchill paid the now-famous tribute to the Royal Air Force: “Never in the field of human endeavor has so much been done for so many by so few.”

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