Emory Thomas (born November 3, 1939 in Richmond, Virginia) is a History Professor Emeritus at the University of Georgia and noted scholar of the American Civil War. He earned a Ph.D. from Rice University in 1966.
- The Confederacy as a Revolutionary Experience (1970)
- Confederate State of Richmond: A Biography of the Capital (1971)
- The Confederate Nation, 1861-1865 (1979)
- Bold Dragoon: The Life of J.E.B. Stuart (1986)
- Robert E. Lee: A Biography (1995)
- Robert E. Lee: An Album (2000)