Joseph T. Glatthaar

Joseph T. Glatthaar

Joseph T. Glatthaar is the Stephenson Distinguished Professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he teaches classes in American military history and the Civil War. He uses military history to understand or highlight certain aspects of society and culture, and, most recently, he has become intrigued with the idea of employing qualitative and quantitative evidence to help understand important aspects of the Civil War. He is the author of several books including General Lee’s Army: From Victory to Defeat (2008).

Lectures

  • "Rich Man's War and Poor Man's Fight"? The Army of Northern Virginia as a Case Study
  • Abraham Lincoln and U.S. Grant: A Model Civil-Military Relationship
  • Black Soldiers in the Civil War
  • Robert E. Lee and Confederate Defeat