2019 Symposium Spotlight: Dr. James Broomall

In this week’s Emerging Civil War Symposium Spotlight we welcome Dr. James Broomall. For the 2019 Symposium, Dr. Broomall will be joining our amazing lineup of speakers and presenters, sharing his passion and knowledge of yet another forgotten battle and campaign of the war, Romney and Philippi. Continue reading to learn more about Dr. James Broomall.  

Dr. James Broomall

Dr. James J. Broomall is an assistant professor of history at Shepherd University and the director of the George Tyler Moore Center for the Study of the Civil War, which integrates academic scholarship, undergraduate education, and public engagement. He has published articles in Civil War Times, Civil War History, and The Journal of the Civil War Era and co-edited with William A. Link, Rethinking American Emancipation: Legacies of Slavery and the Quest for Black Freedom (Cambridge University Press, 2016). His manuscript, Private Confederacies: The Emotional Worlds of Southern Men as Citizens and Soldiers, is under contract with the University of North Carolina Press as part of the Civil War America series and due out in the spring of 2019.

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