Emory M. Thomas is Regents Professor of History Emeritus at the University of Georgia. He is the author of eight books, including acclaimed biographies of the Confederate generals J. E. B. Stuart and Robert E. Lee. He lives in Athens, Georgia.
"The Confederate Nation has yet to be superseded as the standard title on the subject. " -- Journal of Southern History"The classic book on the Confederacy." -- Civil War History"An incisive and insightful account of the Confederacy. As good a short history of the Southern war effort was we have." -- T. Harry Williams, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Lincoln and His Generals