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Civil War Historian at 100: Knew Eyewitnesses

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by Tom Eblen

Historian Charles P. Roland is one of the most recognized authorities on the Civil War, and he may be the last who grew up hearing firsthand accounts from battlefield veterans.

He also is an expert on American military history, and his lessons to students at West Point, Tulane and the University of Kentucky included his own experiences as an infantry captain during the Battle of the Bulge in World War II.

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