Welcome to the website for Dr. James I. Robertson, Jr., Civil War historian, author, lecturer and distinguished Virginia Tech professor emeritus. The site aims to keep you informed of his whereabouts, his books, information past and present. He writes daily and can be found lecturing all across Virginia and this country. Dr. Robertson concentrates on social history, especially soldiers in the ranks and civilians behind the lines. Look around the website and if you have any comments, please feel free to contact Dr. Bud. Check back frequently for updates.