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William C. Davis | “John Breckinridge and the Flight of the Confederate Government, the Fall of Richmond, His Escape, and His Exile: Preparing A Screenplay.”

WILLIAM C. “JACK” DAVIS, retired Executive Director of the Virginia Center for Civil War Studies and Professor of History at Virginia Tech, previously spent 31 years in editorial and marketing management in the book and magazine publishing industry. He has consulted for numerous film and television productions and was senior advisor for the A&E and History Channel series “Civil War Journal.” Davis is the author or editor of more than sixty books on the subject of Civil War and Southern history, and most recently co-edited with Sue Heth Bell, The Whartons’ War: The Civil War Correspondence of General Gabriel C. Wharton & Anne Radford Wharton, 1863-1865. He is currently working with Ron Maxwell, director of the epic films “Gettysburg” and “Gods and Generals,” on two docudrama series for television. ■


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