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About Dr. Lesley Gordon

Lesley J. Gordon received her B.A. from the College of William and Mary, and her M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Georgia. She is Professor of History at the University of Akron where she teaches courses in the American Civil War and Reconstruction, War & Society and the Early Republic. Gordon is author of General George E. Pickett in Life and Legend (University of North Carolina Press, 1998), co-editor of Intimate Strategies of the Civil War: Military Commanders and their Wives (Oxford University Press, 2001), and Inside the Confederate Nation: Essays in Honor of Emory M. Thomas. (Louisiana State University Press, 2005); and co-author of This Terrible War: The Civil War and its Aftermath (Longman, 2003), as well as several articles and more than 60 book reviews. She is presently editor of Civil War History. Gordon’s forthcoming book entitled “A Broken Regiment”: The 16th Connecticut’s Civil War (Louisiana State University Press) will be published in Fall 2014.

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Present Department of History, The University of Akron
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Present Professor, The University of Akron
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Phone: 330-972-6603


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