Director of the Civil War Institute and Robert C. Fluhrer Professor of Civil War Studies
Carmichael serves as co-chair of the Sesquicentennial Planning Committee on campus. His most recent book is The Last Generation: Young Virginians in Peace, War, and Reunion.
Carmichael has appeared in a number of media outlets surrounding the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, including the Associated Press, Pennsylvania Cable Network, C-SPAN, Popular Science, and a sponsored New York Times piece.
19th Century United States history, Civil War and Reconstruction
Expertise: Southern history, public history, and cultural history
Education: Ph.D. The Pennsylvania State University, M.A. The Pennsylvania State University, B.A. Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis
Carmichael recently led the organization of “The Future of Civil War History: Looking Beyond the 150th,” an innovative 3-day conference on the frontiers of academic and public history.
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