Anne Sarah Rubin

Anne Sarah Rubin

Anne Sarah Rubin is a professor of history and the associate director of the Imaging Research Center at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. A past president of the Society of Civil War Historians, she has also been a member of the Southern Association of Women Historians executive council. She is the author of Through the Heart of Dixie: Sherman's March and American Memory (2014), a study of the events and legacy of Gen. William T. Sherman's March. This project also incorporated a companion multimedia site, Sherman's March and America: Mapping Memory, for which she received an ACLS Digital Innovation Fellowship. Rubin is also the author of A Shattered Nation: The Rise and Fall of the Confederacy, 1861-1868 (2005), which received the OAH Avery O. Craven Award; and a coauthor of the award-winning Valley of the Shadow, an interactive history of the Civil War in two communities. Most recently, she has coedited The Perfect Scout: A Soldier's Memoir of the Great March to the Sea and the Campaign of the Carolinas (2018), the memoir of George W. Quimby.

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  • Scouting for Sherman: George Quimby's March through Georgia and the Carolinas
  • "Through the Heart of Dixie": Sherman's March and American Memory
  • What Does George Washington Have to Do with the American Civil War?


Through the Heart of Dixie: Sherman's March in American Memory

This lecture was presented as part of the "Burning Misconceptions" lecture series at the Old Governor's Mansion, Georgia College and State University in Milledgeville, Georgia. Recorded by Georgia College University Television in November 2014.


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