William G. Thomas III is the John and Catherine Angle Professor in the Humanities and Professor of History at the University of Nebraska. He currently serves as the Chair of the Department of History. He has produced award-winning digital history projects, and his research has been funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Council of Learned Societies. His most recent book is The Iron Way: Railroads, the Civil War, and the Making of Modern America (Yale University Press, 2011). He is currently working a history of slavery and freedom in early Washington, D.C. and Prince George’s County, Maryland, “A Question of Freedom”: The Odyssey of an American Family from the Revolution to the Civil War.”
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