Let the search begin. The University of Georgia has posted a job listing for the Gregory Chair in the Civil War Era in the history department. Amanda and Henry D. “Greg” Gregory Jr. of Atlanta provided a $1 million gift. An additional $50,000 from the Gregorys will support research in Civil War era studies for graduate students and faculty members. "This Chair will bring to Georgia a scholar with an outstanding national reputation to continue and build upon the department's legacy of strength in the study of nineteenth-century America," the posting says.
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