A program commemorating the 141th anniversary of Lee's death featuring Dr. James I. Robertson, Jr., "Lee and the Mobilization of Virginia Forces 1861."
Dr. James I. (Bud) Robertson, Jr. is a noted Civil War historian, scholar and author. A native of Danville, Virginia, he was educated at Randolph-Macon College and Emory University. Last spring he retired from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University after 44 years of service and has been given the honor of being named the Alumni Distinguished Professor of History Emeritus. The recipient of every major award given in the field of Civil War history, Dr. Robertson was executive producer of the documentary, "Virginia in the Civil War," which aired on PBS.