Dr. Gallagher is the John L. Nau II Professor in the History of the American Civil War at Virginia. He is a specialist on Jubal A. Early, Loreta Velazquez’s nemesis, on Civil War military history, and on the memory of the Civil War. He’s authored or co-authored more than 20 books including Lee and His Army in Confederate History(2001), The American Civil War: The War in the East, 1861-May 1863 (2000), Jubal A. Early, the Lost Cause, and Civil War History (2005), and The Union War (2011).