Paul Quigley

Virginia Tech
203 Draper Rd
Blacksburg, VA 24061
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Paul Quigley is James I. Robertson, Jr. Associate Professor of Civil War Studies and director of the Virginia Center for Civil War Studies. A native of England and a graduate of Lancaster University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Quigley specializes in the history of the American South during the era of the Civil War. He is the author of Shifting Grounds: Nationalism and the American South, 1848—1865, and is currently working on a study of Preston Brooks, the South Carolina congressman who caned Massachusetts Senator Charles Sumner in 1856.