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'''Craig Lee Symonds''' (born 31 December 1946, in [[Long Beach, California]]) is a retired professor and chairman of the history department at the [[United States Naval Academy]]. He is a distinguished historian of the American Civil War.
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'''Craig Lee Symonds''' (born 31 December 1946, in Long Beach, California) is a retired professor and chairman of the history department at the [[United States Naval Academy]]. He is a distinguished historian of the American Civil War.
   
 
==Early life and education==
 
==Early life and education==
The son of Lee and Virginia Symonds, Craig Symonds attended the University of California, Los Angeles, where he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1967. Going on to graduate work, he obtained his [[Master of Arts (postgraduate)|M.A.]] in history at the University of Florida in 1969 with a thesis on "The defense of the southwestern frontier, 1784-1794: a study in governmental relations." He married Marylou Hayden on 17 January 1969 and the couple had one son. In 1971, Symonds joined the [[United States Naval Reserve]], serving for three years until 1974 and raising to the grade of [[Lieutenant]]. While in the Navy, he served on the staff and faculty of the [[Naval War College]]. On his release from active duty, he returned to his graduate studies in history at the University of Florida, where he obtained his [[Ph.D.]] in 1976 under the tutelage of Professor [[John K. Mahon]] with a dissertation on "Navalists and antinavalists: the naval policy debate in the United States, 1785-1827."
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The son of Lee and Virginia Symonds, Craig Symonds attended the University of California, Los Angeles, where he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1967. Going on to graduate work, he obtained his Master of Arts in history at the University of Florida in 1969 with a thesis on "The defense of the southwestern frontier, 1784-1794: a study in governmental relations." He married Marylou Hayden on 17 January 1969 and the couple had one son. In 1971, Symonds joined the [[United States Naval Reserve]], serving for three years until 1974 and raising to the grade of [[Lieutenant]]. While in the Navy, he served on the staff and faculty of the [[Naval War College]]. On his release from active duty, he returned to his graduate studies in history at the University of Florida, where he obtained his Ph.D. in 1976 under the tutelage of Professor [[John K. Mahon]] with a dissertation on "Navalists and antinavalists: the naval policy debate in the United States, 1785-1827."
   
 
==Academic career==
 
==Academic career==
In 1976, the [[United States Naval Academy]] in [[Annapolis, Maryland]] appointed Symonds [[assistant professor]] of history to succeed Professor [[E. B. Potter]] as a specialist in [[Naval history]]. He was subsequently promoted to [[associate professor]] in 1980 and professor of history in 1985. He served as chairman of the history department in 1988-1992 and appointed professor emeritus on his retirement in 2005.<ref>http://hnn.us/roundup/entries/28751.html</ref><ref>http://civilwarstudies.org/articles/Vol_4/ten-at-gettysburg.shtm</ref> In 1994-1995, he was [[visiting lecturer]] at [[Britannia Royal Naval College]] in [[Dartmouth, England]]. He returned to teach at the Naval Academy as The Class of 1957 Distinguished Professor of American Naval Heritage for 2011-12.
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In 1976, the [[United States Naval Academy]] in Annapolis, Maryland appointed Symonds assistant professor of history to succeed Professor [[E. B. Potter]] as a specialist in [[Naval history]]. He was subsequently promoted to associate professor in 1980 and professor of history in 1985. He served as chairman of the history department in 1988-1992 and appointed professor emeritus on his retirement in 2005.<ref>http://hnn.us/roundup/entries/28751.html</ref><ref>http://civilwarstudies.org/articles/Vol_4/ten-at-gettysburg.shtm</ref> In 1994–1995, he was [[visiting lecturer]] at [[Britannia Royal Naval College]] in [[Dartmouth, England]]. He returned to teach at the Naval Academy as The Class of 1957 Distinguished Professor of American Naval Heritage for 2011–12.
   
 
==Awards==
 
==Awards==
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* {{Cite book| title=A Year on a Monitor| author= Alvah F. Hunter| editor= Craig Symonds| place=Columbia, SC| publisher= University of South Carolina Press| year= 1987| url=http://books.google.com/books?id=pFBz64hxS74C&printsec=frontcover&dq=Craig+Symonds&ei=-BP4Sv-KCpa6M9CDyOQI#v=onepage&q=&f=false| isbn=978-0-87249-761-0}} (reprint 1991)
 
* {{Cite book| title=A Year on a Monitor| author= Alvah F. Hunter| editor= Craig Symonds| place=Columbia, SC| publisher= University of South Carolina Press| year= 1987| url=http://books.google.com/books?id=pFBz64hxS74C&printsec=frontcover&dq=Craig+Symonds&ei=-BP4Sv-KCpa6M9CDyOQI#v=onepage&q=&f=false| isbn=978-0-87249-761-0}} (reprint 1991)
 
* {{Cite book| title=Joseph E. Johnston: A Civil War Biography| place= New York| publisher= Norton| year= 1992| url=http://books.google.com/books?id=ykSEvcmi4owC&printsec=frontcover&dq=Craig+Symonds&as_brr=3&ei=sRX4SoL6HY6MNqTVrKAI#v=onepage&q=&f=false| isbn=978-0-393-31130-3}}
 
* {{Cite book| title=Joseph E. Johnston: A Civil War Biography| place= New York| publisher= Norton| year= 1992| url=http://books.google.com/books?id=ykSEvcmi4owC&printsec=frontcover&dq=Craig+Symonds&as_brr=3&ei=sRX4SoL6HY6MNqTVrKAI#v=onepage&q=&f=false| isbn=978-0-393-31130-3}}
* ''Gettysburg: A Battlefield Atlas,'' by Craig Symonds with William J. Clipson. (Annapolis, MD: Nautical and Aviation, 1992).
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* ''Gettysburg: A Battlefield Atlas,'' by Craig Symonds with William J. Clipson. (Annapolis, MD: Nautical and Aviation, 1992).
 
* {{Cite book| title=The Naval Institute Historical Atlas of the U.S. Navy| place=Annapolis, MD| publisher= Naval Institute Press| year= 1995| url=http://books.google.com/books?id=q_HIcc8n3K4C&printsec=frontcover&dq=Craig+Symonds&ei=-BP4Sv-KCpa6M9CDyOQI#v=onepage&q=&f=false| isbn=978-1-55750-984-0| others=Illustrator William J. Clipson}}
 
* {{Cite book| title=The Naval Institute Historical Atlas of the U.S. Navy| place=Annapolis, MD| publisher= Naval Institute Press| year= 1995| url=http://books.google.com/books?id=q_HIcc8n3K4C&printsec=frontcover&dq=Craig+Symonds&ei=-BP4Sv-KCpa6M9CDyOQI#v=onepage&q=&f=false| isbn=978-1-55750-984-0| others=Illustrator William J. Clipson}}
 
* ''Stonewall of the West: [[Patrick Cleburne]] and the Civil War''. (Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 1997).
 
* ''Stonewall of the West: [[Patrick Cleburne]] and the Civil War''. (Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 1997).
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* United States Naval Academy Library
 
* United States Naval Academy Library
 
*[http://www.pritzkermilitarylibrary.org/Home/craig-symonds.aspx Webcast Interview] on ''The Battle of Midway'' at the [[Pritzker Military Library]] on October 7, 2011
 
*[http://www.pritzkermilitarylibrary.org/Home/craig-symonds.aspx Webcast Interview] on ''The Battle of Midway'' at the [[Pritzker Military Library]] on October 7, 2011
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Latest revision as of 22:05, 29 August 2021


Craig Symonds
Born (1946-12-19)December 19, 1946
Long Beach, California

Craig Lee Symonds (born 31 December 1946, in Long Beach, California) is a retired professor and chairman of the history department at the United States Naval Academy. He is a distinguished historian of the American Civil War.

Early life and education[]

The son of Lee and Virginia Symonds, Craig Symonds attended the University of California, Los Angeles, where he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1967. Going on to graduate work, he obtained his Master of Arts in history at the University of Florida in 1969 with a thesis on "The defense of the southwestern frontier, 1784-1794: a study in governmental relations." He married Marylou Hayden on 17 January 1969 and the couple had one son. In 1971, Symonds joined the United States Naval Reserve, serving for three years until 1974 and raising to the grade of Lieutenant. While in the Navy, he served on the staff and faculty of the Naval War College. On his release from active duty, he returned to his graduate studies in history at the University of Florida, where he obtained his Ph.D. in 1976 under the tutelage of Professor John K. Mahon with a dissertation on "Navalists and antinavalists: the naval policy debate in the United States, 1785-1827."

Academic career[]

In 1976, the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland appointed Symonds assistant professor of history to succeed Professor E. B. Potter as a specialist in Naval history. He was subsequently promoted to associate professor in 1980 and professor of history in 1985. He served as chairman of the history department in 1988-1992 and appointed professor emeritus on his retirement in 2005.[1][2] In 1994–1995, he was visiting lecturer at Britannia Royal Naval College in Dartmouth, England. He returned to teach at the Naval Academy as The Class of 1957 Distinguished Professor of American Naval Heritage for 2011–12.

Awards[]

Published works[]

References[]

External links[]

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