Robert I. Girardi
Robert I. Girardi has a master’s degree in Public History from Loyola University of Chicago. He is a past president of the Civil War Round Table of Chicago, a fellow of the Company of Military Historians, and is on the Board of Directors of the Illinois State Historical Society. He is a popular speaker and consultant on all aspects of the American Civil War. He has written or edited ten books on the American Civil War, including The Military Memoirs of General John Pope, Campaigning with Uncle Billy, The Civil War Memoirs of Sgt. Lyman S. Widney, 34th Illinois Volunteer Infantry, and Gettysburg in Art and Artifacts.
6 entries by Robert I. Girardi
By Justin Martin
This thoughtful retelling of the epic fight focuses on the human cost of war.
Did the Confederate leaders’ own actions, through secession and the Civil War, cause and accelerate the fall of slavery? The author tackles this question.