Podcast: Kathryn Shively Meier

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Kathryn Shively Meier is a professor of the Civil War and military history at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond. She and Colin talk about how a California native with a background in poetry and opera became interested in the Civil War. They also discuss grad school, her prize-winning book Nature’s Civil War, and their mutual admiration for historians Charles Royster and Gary Gallagher.

About amerikanrambler

Amerikan Rambler is a Virginia-based blog and podcast hosted by Colin Woodward. Colin is a historian, author, and amateur musician, who works in the archives full-time. Author of Marching Masters: Slavery, Race, and the Confederate Army during the Civil War, he is now writing a book on the historical, family, and musical roots of Johnny Cash.
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