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Ludwell H. Johnson III

Ludwell H. Johnson III
Professor Ludwell Johnson earned his B.A. and Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University and taught American History at the College of William and Mary for 35 years, specializing in the American Civil War. He authored many essays and book reviews, and two books: North against South: The American Iliad, 1848-1877 and Red River Campaign: Politics and Cotton in the Civil War. He received received many awards for teaching and scholarship, including the Thomas Jefferson Award.
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Having grown up in the capital of the Confederacy in a family riddled with unreconstructed rebels, I was always sensitive to these imputations of inferiority directed at the South and Southerners: my section and my people....