Every issue of Civil War Book Review presents reviews by noted historians, critics, and authors, matching some of America's leading writers with books that enhance the public's knowledge or appreciation of the Civil War era. In addition, our pages often include reviews assigned to specialists outside of traditional Civil War fields or to independent scholars.
Reviewers from all issues are listed below in alphabetical order:
Jennifer Abraham is Director of Louisiana State University’s T. Harry Williams Center for Oral History.
Kevin Adams is a specialist in the study of War & Society in the United States and Associate Editor of Civil War History.
Sean Patrick Adams is Associate Professor and Chair of the History Department at the University of Florida. His most recent book is Home Fires: How Americans Kept Warm in the Nineteenth Century (Johns Hopkins, 2014).
Don E. Alberts is the retired chief historian for Kirtland AFB in Albuquerque, president of Historical Research Consultants, and is heavily engaged in historical preservation, research, and writing on the Civil War in the Far West. His publications include: General Wesley Merritt: Brandy Station to Manila Bay, Rebels on the Rio Grande: The Journal of A.B. Peticolas, and The Battle of Glorieta: Union Victory in the West. He can be reached via email at Cactus0063@aol.com.
Erik B. Alexander is currently a research fellow with the Department of History at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. His dissertation is entitled “A Revival of the Old Organization”: Northern Democrats and Reconstruction, 1868-1876” (University of Virginia).
Ted Alexander is senior staff historian at Antietam National Battlefield. He has edited four books on the Civil War and written more than 100 articles and book reviews for publications such as Blue and Gray magazine, Civil War Times Illustrated, North and South, and the Washington Times.
Terry Alford is Professor of History at Northern Virginia Community College, a founding board member of the Lincoln Institute, and editor of John Wilkes Booth: A Sister's Memoir by Asia Booth Clarke. He is writing a biography of Booth for Oxford University Press.
Bruce S. Allardice is Professor of History at South Suburban College. He has authored or co-authored six books on Civil War history, including More Generals in Gray (LSU Press, 1995). He can be contacted at email@example.com.
Felicity Allen lives in Auburn, Alabama. The University of Missouri Press is publishing her biography of Jefferson Davis entitled Jefferson Davis, Unconquerable Heart.
Stacy D. Allen is a 20-year veteran of the National Park Service and currently serves as Supervisory (Chief) Park Ranger at Shiloh National Military Park in Tennessee. He has published contributions in five books, authored three issues of Blue & Gray magazine, numerous essays, and book reviews.
T. Harrell Allen is a professor in the School of Communication at East Carolina University, and is the author of Lee’s Last Major General: Bryan Grimes of North Carolina.
Randal Allred is associate professor of English and teaches writing and American literature at Brigham Young University-Hawaii, where he also directs the Honors Program. He has recently published articles on battle reenacting as well as Stephen Crane. He is writing a book on battle reenacting that is due out in 2006, and is working on a book on writing the Civil War in American fiction.
Tyler Anbinder is professor of history and chair of the Department of History at George Washington University. He is the author of Nativism and Slavery: The Northern Know Nothings and the Politics of the 1850s (1992) and Five Points: The Nineteenth-Century New York City Neighborhood That Invented Tap Dance, Stole Elections and Became the World's Most Notorious Slum (2001).
Paul Christopher Anderson (firstname.lastname@example.org) teaches at Clemson University. He is the author of Blood Image: Turner Ashby in the Civil War and the Southern Mind (2002).
William M. Anderson is director of Michigan's Department of History, Arts, and Libraries. He is the author of They Died to Make Men Free: History of the 19th Michigan Infantry (1995) and editor of We are Sherman's Men: The Civil War Letters of Henry Orendoff. (2000)
Rod Andrew, Jr. is associate professor of history at Clemson University. His latest book is Wade Hampton: Confederate Warrior to Southern Redeemer (University of North Carolina Press, May 2008).
Dave Arneson first began reenacting in 1976 with the 1st Minnesota Volunteer Infantry. He serves as an associate of the United States Civil War Center, delivers talks at conventions and to Round Tables, plays "way too many" war games, and is an instructor teaching computer game design at Full Sail University in Orlando, Florida.
Paul Ashdown is a professor of journalism at the University of Tennessee. He is the co-author of The Mosby Myth and The Myth of Nathan Bedford Forrest, and is the author of A Cold Mountain Companion.
Aaron Astor, author of Rebels on the Border: Civil War, Emancipation and the Reconstruction of Kentucky and Missouri, 1860-1872 (LSU Press: 2012), is Associate Professor of History at Maryville College in Maryville, Tennessee. He is currently working on a study of the 1860 election as a grassroots phenomenon within four distinct communities, as well as a book on the Civil War along Tennessee’s Cumberland Plateau. He can be reached at email@example.com.
Ted Atkinson is currently serving in a postdoctoral appointment as instructor of English at Louisiana State University. His recent article on Faulkner's Mosquitoes appeared in the fall issue of The Faulkner Journal.
Grady Atwater is the Site Administrator of the John Brown Museum State Historic Site in Osawatomie, Kansas. Atwater’s research specialty is John Brown and other abolitionists and he writes a weekly column concerning history for the Osawatomie Graphic titled “History and Heritage.”
Edward L. Ayers is president and professor of history at the University of Richmond. He is the author of In the Presence of Mine Enemies: Civil War in the Heart of America (W. W. Norton, 2003), which won the Bancroft Prize.
Anne J. Bailey is Professor Emeritus at Georgia College & State University.
Candace Bailey, PhD, is Professor of Musicology at NC Central University. She has published several articles and books on English keyboard music of the 17th century, and women and music in the antebellum US South, including Music and the Southern Belle: From Accomplished Lady to Confederate Composer (SIU Press, 2010). She is currently President of the North American British Music Studies Association and serves on several boards and committees for the College Music Society, the Society for 17th-Century Music, and the Society for American Music.
Ashley Baggett is an assistant professor in History and Education at North Dakota State University.
H. Robert Baker is an assistant professor of history at Georgia State University. He is the author of The Rescue of Joshua Glover: A Fugitive Slave, the Constitution, and the Coming of the Civil War (Ohio University Press, 2006) and is currently working on a book about the Supreme Court case of Prigg v. Pennsylvania.
Jean Harvey Baker is a professor of history at Goucher College. Her books include Mary Todd Lincoln: A Biography (1987), The Stevensons: Biography of an American Family (1996), and the recently coauthored Civil War and Reconstruction (2001).
Erica Ball is Assistant Professor in the Department of American Studies at California State University, Fullerton.
Michael B. Ballard is coordinator of the Congressional and Political Research Center and University Archivist at Mississippi State University.
Chris Barker is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Southwestern College. He has recently published and forthcoming articles on democratic and constitutional theory at American Political Thought; History of European Ideas; Law, Culture and the Humanities; and the Journal of Greco-roman Studies. firstname.lastname@example.org.
William L. Barney teaches U.S. history at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is currently working on a study of Southern secession.
John M. Barr is a Professor of History at Lone Star College – Kingwood in Houston, Texas. He is the author of Loathing Lincoln: An American Tradition from the Civil War to the Present.
Diana Barrett is an independent historical researcher and scholar. She can be contacted at email@example.com.
Ben L. Bassham, emeritus professor of art at Kent State University,
is the author of Conrad Wise Chapman, Artist and Soldier of the Confederacy
(1998), for which he recently won the first Henry Timrod Southern Culture
Award. He also edited Chapman’s Civil War memoir, Ten Months in the "Orphan
Bonnie Bates is a former editorial assistant at Civil War Book Review.
Christopher Bates is a teaching fellow at the University of California at Los Angeles who has published articles on both journalism during the Civil War and on Civil War reenactment. He can be reached via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kabria Baumgartner is an assistant professor of history at the College of Wooster. She is writing a book on African American women’s education in antebellum America.
Russel H. "Cap" Beatie, a former army lieutenant, is a graduate of Princeton University and Columbia Law School. He has been a trial lawyer in New York City for almost four decades. Beatie's previous book is Road to Manassas (1961).
Terry Beckenbaugh is an assistant professor of Military History at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. His research focuses on Major General Samuel Ryan Curtis and the Civil War in the Trans-Mississippi.
Jack Becker is an Associate Librarian at Texas Tech University with a Master’s degree in American History. His interests are diverse and include the Civil War, Native Americans, the American West, and Agricultural history. He has edited or co-authored books on cotton, Georgia O’Keeffe, and James Bond.
John Beeler is an associate professor at the University of Alabama, specializing in modern British and naval history. He has published British Naval Policy in the Gladstone-Disraeli Era, 1866-80 (1977).
Joseph Beilein is an Assistant Professor of History at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, and is the author of the article, “The Guerrilla Shirt: A Labor of Love and the Style of Rebellion in Civil War Missouri,” which appeared in the June 2012 edition of Civil War History.
John M. Belohlavek teaches nineteenth-century American history at the University of South Florida. His most recent book is Broken Glass: Caleb Cushing and the Shattering of the Union and he can be reached at email@example.com.
Michael Les Benedict is professor emeritus of history at the Ohio State University. He continues to publish, speak, and lead workshops and seminars in American legal and constitutional history and the history of the Civil War and Reconstruction. His most recent book in this area is Preserving the Constitution: Essays on the Constitution and Politics in the Civil War Era (2006).
James Gordon Bennett has published two novels, My Father's Geisha (1990) and The Moon Stops Here (1994). His nonfiction has appeared in Vogue, Glamour, and The New York Times Book Review. He teaches at Louisiana State University.
John Benson is a Deputy District Attorney in Bucks County Pennsylvania. He is the past President of the Bucks County Civil War Roundtable and also lectures on the causes of the war. He is currently working on a biography on General Winfield Scott Hancock.
Arthur W. Bergeron Jr. is a reference historian at the U.S. Army Military History Institute, Carlisle Barracks, PA. He is the author, co-author, or editor of nearly a dozen books on the American Civil War.
Paul H. Bergeron is Professor of History Emeritus at the University
of Tennessee. He is the author of Antebellum Politics in Tennessee;
The Presidency of James K. Polk; Paths of the Past: Tennessee,
1770-1970; and co-author of Tennesseans and Their History and
is the editor of Volumes 8-16 of The Papers of Andrew Johnson.
Michael Berheide is Professor and Chairman of the Department of Political Science at Berea College, and he is convinced that the South has already risen again.
L.M. Berkowitz is the webmaster of "Jewish-American History on the Web," an online archive of primary documents relating to the Jewish-American experience in the Civil War.
Michael T. Bernath is the Charlton W. Tebeau Associate Professor in American History at the University of Miami. He is the author of Confederate Minds: The Struggle for Intellectual Independence in the Civil War South (2010).
Michael F. Bishop is executive director of the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission. The commission's web site is www.lincolnbicentennial.gov.
DeAnne Blanton is a military archivist at the National Archives
in Washington, D.C.
David W. Blight is Professor of History at Yale University and author of Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American Memory, which won the Bancroft Prize in 2002.
Mary R. Block, Visiting Assistant Professor of history at Valdosta State University in Georgia, is completing a manuscript on rape law in nineteenth-century America.
Edward J. Blum is an associate professor of history at San Diego State University. He has published several books on race and religion in American history and his most recent, co-authored with Paul Harvey, is The Color of Christ: The Son of God and the Saga of Race in America (2012). firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lori Lyn Bogle teaches social and cultural military history at the United States Naval Academy. Her latest book, Strategy for Survival: The U.S. Military's Attempt to Create a Resolute National Will During the Early Cold War, will be published by Texas A&M Press early next year.
Robert Bonner, Associate Professor at Dartmouth College, is the author of Mastering America: Southern Slaveholders and the Crisis of American Nationhood (2009) and is now at work on a new book, titled Master of Lost Causes: Alexander Stephens and the Confederate Legacy.
Angela Boswell (email@example.com) is Associate Professor at Henderson State University, the author of Her Act and Deed: Women's Lives in a Rural Southern County, 1837-73 (2001), and the co-editor of Searching for Their Places: Women in the South Across Four Centuries (2003).
Bernard von Bothmer teaches American history at the University of San Francisco and at Dominican University of California. He received a B.A. with honors from Brown University, an M.A. from Stanford University, and a Ph.D. in American History from Indiana University, and is the author of Framing the Sixties: The Use and Abuse of a Decade from Ronald Reagan to George W. Bush (University of Massachusetts Press, 2010). He can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
D. Michael Bottoms is assistant professor of history at George Mason University.
Frank Edward Bourne is active in the Knoxville Civil War Roundtable
and the Kentucky Civil War Round Table.
Charles R. Bowery, Jr. is a United States Army officer and military history instructor at West Point. He is available at email@example.com.
Arthur L. Bradshaw, Jr., a retired infantry colonel and Civil War historian, works national security issues at the Center for Strategic Leadership, U.S. Army War College.
Julian Brazier, A former Oxford scholar and Territorial Army officer, is Member of Parliament for Canterbury.
Jeff Bremer is an assistant professor of history at Iowa State University and author of the forthcoming A Store Almost in Sight: The Economic Transformation of Missouri from the Louisiana Purchase to the Civil War.
Alfred L. Brophy is the Judge John J. Parker Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill. He is the co-editor with Sally Hadden of A Companion to American Legal History (2013) and his next book, University, Court, and Slave: Proslavery Thought and Jurisprudence in the Old South, will be published by Oxford University Press. Contact the author at firstname.lastname@example.org or 919.962.4128.
Myers Brown is the curator of military history at the Atlanta History Center in Georgia. Brown has an M.A. in public history. He may be contacted at email@example.com
Thomas J. Brown, associate professor of history at the University of South Carolina, is the author of Civil War Canon: Sites of Confederate Memory in South Carolina (University of North Carolina Press, 2015).
Judkin Browning, assistant professor of history at Appalachian State University, has published Removing the Mask of Nationality: Unionism, Racism, and Federal Military Occupation in North Carolina, 1862-1865, in the August 2005 issue of the Journal of Southern History. His book manuscript on the effects of Union military occupation in eastern North Carolina is currently under review by an academic press.
Robert M. Browning Jr. is the Chief Historian of the U.S. Coast Guard. He is the author of three books on the Civil War including: From Cape Charles to Cape Fear: The North Atlantic Blockading Squadron During the Civil War and Success is All that Was Expected: The South Atlantic Blockading Squadron During the Civil War. He is currently working on a book on the Western Gulf Blockading Squadron.
W. Fitzhugh Brundage is the William B. Umstead Professor of History at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and the author of The Southern Past: A Clash of Race and Memory (Belknap Press of Harvard University Press).
Tom Buchanan is Senior Lecturer at the University of Adelaide and is author of Black Life on the Mississippi: Slaves, Free Blacks and the Western Steamboat World.
George E. Buker, USN (Ret.), is a professor emeritus of history at Jacksonville University. His books and articles on Florida history include Swamp Sailors in the Second Seminole War (1997), Blockaders, Refugees, & Contrabands (1993), and "The Inner Blockade of Florida and the Wildcat Blockade-Runners," in the January 2001 North and South.
Josiah Bunting III serves as superintendent and professor of the humanities at Virginia Military Institute.
Dr. Robert W. Burg has taught American history in the University of Wisconsin system over the past ten years, most recently at UW Oshkosh. He is working on a manuscript entitled: “Burying Corruption: Liberal Republicans and the Politics of Reconstruction.”
Michael Burlingame is Chancellor Naomi B. Lynn Distinguished Chair in Lincoln Studies at the University of Illinois at Springfield. He wrote, Abraham Lincoln: A Life and The Inner World of Abraham Lincoln and has edited several volumes of Lincoln primary source materials, among them the writings of Lincoln’s White House secretaries (John G. Nicolay, John Hay, and William O. Stoddard).
Andrew Burstein is author of many books, including Lincoln Dreamt He Died: The Midnight Visions of Remarkable Americans from Colonial Times to Freud (2014); The Passions of Andrew Jackson (2004); and Sentimental Democracy: The Evolution of America’s Romantic Self-Image (1999).
Orville Vernon Burton is Professor of History and Director of the Clemson CyberInstitute at Clemson University, and is the author of The Age of Lincoln.
William D. Bushnell, a retired Marine Corps colonel, is a professional book reviewer with more than 1,450 reviews published in thirty magazines and newspapers, and is an instructor at the University of Southern Maine. He lives on an island on the coast of Maine.
Kent Hughes Butts is a geographer and professor of political military strategy at the Center for Strategic Leadership, U.S. Army War College.
Frank J. Byrne is associate professor of history at the State University of New York at Oswego. He is the author of Becoming Bourgeois: Merchant Culture in the Antebellum and Confederate South (2006).
Chris Calkins is the author of numerous
works on the Petersburg and Appomattox campaigns. He is a public historian
living in the city of Petersburg.
Eric Campbell has worked as a Park Ranger-Historian at Gettysburg National Military Park for over 15 years. His book, "A Grand Terrible Drama": From Gettysburg to Petersburg, The Civil War Letters of Charles Wellington Reed, was published by Fordham University Press in 2000.
Jacqueline Glass Campbell, is an Associate Professor at Francis Marion University in Florence SC. She is the author of When Sherman Marched North from the Sea: Resistance on the Confederate Home Front (UNC, 2003) and is currently researching Civil War occupation of New Orleans under Benjamin Butler.
Brent M. S. Campney is an Assistant Professor of History at the University of Texas-Pan American.
Major Dominic J. Caraccilo, DJC8275@aol.com, is an active duty infantry officer in the U.S. Army. He has authored two books: The Ready Brigade of the 82nd Airborne in Desert Storm (1993) and Surviving Bataan and Beyond (1998).
John Carlevale teaches classics at Berea College in central Kentucky.
David Carlson is an assistant professor of history at Troy University. He is the co-author of Plain Folk in a Rich Man’s War (with David and Teresa Williams) and is current working on a study of Confederate conscription in Georgia.
Peter S. Carmichael is an assistant professor of history at University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He is the author of Lee's Young Artillerist: William R. J. Pegram (1995), and is currently finishing a study of student youth in 1850s Virginia.
Court Carney received his Ph.D. in history from Louisiana State University in 2003. He has written extensively on Nathan Bedford Forrest and Civil War memory. In addition, the University Press of Kansas published his book on the origins of jazz—Cuttin’ Up: How Early Jazz Got America’s Ear—in 2009.
Mark M. Carroll is an associate professor of history at the University of Missouri. He is the author of Homesteads Ungovernable: Families, Sex, Race, and the Law in Frontier Texas, 1823-1860 (2001). He is currently working on a book project tentatively entitled “Civilization and Transgression: Evangelicalism, Gender Legalities, and the Rise of White Man’s Democracy in St. Louis, 1804-1837.”
Betty Carter is a professor of children's and young adult literature in the School of Library and Information Studies at Texas Woman's University in Denton, Texas.
Floris Barnett Cash teaches at the State University of New York, Stony Brook. An associate professor in the Department of African Studies, her most recent publication is African American Women and Social Action: The Clubwomen and Volunteerism from Jim Crow to the New Deal, 1896-1936 (2001).
Joan E. Cashin teaches American history at Ohio State University. She is the author of First Lady of the Confederacy: Varina Davis’s Civil War (2006) and other books.
Albert Castel, a retired professor of history, is the author of more than ten books about the Civil War, including the prize-winning Decision in the West: The Atlanta Campaign of 1864 (1992) and William Clarke Quantrill: His Life and Times (1962), and co-author of Bloody Bill Anderson: The Short, Savage Life of a Civil War Guerrilla (1998).
Jane Turner Censer is Professor of History at George Mason University. Her most recent article about the Civil War is “Finding the Southern Family in the Civil War: A Review Essay,” forthcoming in the Journal of Social History (Fall 2012).
Bruce Chadwick lectures on history and film at Rutgers University in New Jersey. He also teaches writing at New Jersey City University. He is the author of The Reel Civil War: Mythmaking in American Film (2001).
Thomas A. Chambers is Professor of History at Niagara University in western New York. His most recent book is Memories of War: Visiting Battlegrounds and Bonefields in the Early American Republic (Cornell University Press, 2012).
Lee Chambers is Associate Professor of History at the University of Colorado, Boulder. Her recent publications include "Great Was the Benefit of His Death": The Political Uses of Maria Weston Chapman's Widowhood," in Rudolph M. Bell and Virginia Yans, Women on Their Own. Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Being Single (Rutgers University Press, 2008) and her book, The Weston Sisters: An American Abolitionist Family (University of North Carolina Press, 2014).
Laurie Chambliss is the cookbook editor of Civil War Interactive (http://www.civilwarinteractive.com).
Dr. C. Stuart Chapman is author of Shelby Foote: A Writer's Life.
Katherine Mellen Charron is an assistant professor of history at North Carolina State University and author of Freedom’s Teacher: The Life of Septima Clark (University of North Carolina Press, 2009).
Mark R. Cheathem is an associate professor at Cumberland University. He is the author of Andrew Jackson, Southerner and co-editor of Of Times and Race: Essays Inspired by John F. Marszalek. He blogs at jacksonianamerica.com.
Michael B. Chesson is professor of history at the University of MassachusettsBoston. His co-edited, with Leslie J. Roberts, Exile in Richmond: The Confederate Journal of Henri Garidel (2001) won the Museum of the Confederacys Founders Award; and he edited J. Franklin Dyer, The Journal of a Civil War Surgeon (2003), and contributed an afterword to C. A. Tripps The Intimate World of Abraham Lincoln (2005).
Christopher Childers is an assistant professor of history at Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas. He is the author of The Failure of Popular Sovereignty: Slavery, Manifest Destiny, and the Radicalization of Southern Politics (University Press of Kansas, 2012). He was the editor of the Civil War Book Review from 2006 to 2009.
Meg Chorlian is the editor of COBBLESTONE, the American history magazine for children. She has worked on many Civil War-related issues for COBBLESTONE, including an upcoming January 2004 issue on the "Navy in the Civil War."
Mark K. Christ is the community outreach director for the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program, where among his other duties he works to preserve Arkansas's Civil War battlefields. He is the author of Getting Used to Being Shot At: The Spence Family Civil War Letters, editor of Rugged and Sublime: The Civil War in Arkansas and All Cut to Pieces and Gone to Hell: The Civil War, Race Relations and the Battle of Poison Spring, and co-editor with Cathryn H. Slater of Sentinels of History: Reflections on Arkansas Properties Listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Jonathan M. Chu is Associate Dean of the Graduate College of Education and Associate Professor of the Department of History of the University of Massachusetts-Boston. The author of Neighbors, Friends and Madmen: The Puritan Adjustment to Heterodoxy in Seventeenth Century Massachusetts, he has written on public and private debt in post-revolutionary Massachusetts, the legal and economic impact of the Revolution, Chinese Exclusion, and Daniel Webster's drinking.
John Cimprich, professor of history at Thomas More College, has written Slavery's End in Tennessee, 1861-1865 and Fort Pillow, a Civil War Massacre, and Public Memory. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Christopher Clark is at the University of Connecticut and is author of Social Change in America: From Revolution through the Civil War (2006) and “The Agrarian Context of American Capitalist Development,” in Michael Zakim and Gary J. Kornblith, ed., Capitalism Takes Command: The Social Transformation of Nineteenth-Century America (2012).
Margaret L. Clark is a Ph.D. candidate in English at Louisiana State University. Her areas of study include life of common soldiers, home front issues, and social change.
Matthew Clavin is an Associate Professor of History at the University of Houston.
Nancy Clayton, who lives in the Texas Hill Country, is the author of Strange but True Civil War Stories (1999 and Draw History Civil War (1999), both published for children by Lowell House Juvenile. Her current work-in-progress is a complete bibliography of children's Civil War literature, Civil War Books for Children.
Dr. Thomas G. Clemens is professor emeritus from Hagerstown Community College and the editor of Antietam historian Ezra A. Carman’s authoritative manuscript of the Maryland Campaign of September 1862; Volume I (2010), Vol. II (2012), and Vol. III to be published later this year. He is the President of Save Historic Antietam Foundation, lives a few miles from Antietam National Battlefield where he has volunteered over thirty years and is a licensed Antietam Battlefield Guide.
Barbara Cloud is a Professor of Journalism Emeritus, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and editor of Minister to the Cherokees: A Civil War Autobiography by James Anderson Slover (University of Nebraska Press, 2001). Her current work in progress includes Western Destiny: The Coming of the Frontier Press, part of the Visions of the American Press series, edited by David Abrahamson as a Medill imprint for the Northwestern University Press.
Benjamin Cloyd is an instructor of history and the Honors Program Director at Hinds Community College in Raymond, MS. He is the author of: Haunted by Atrocity: Civil War Prisons in American Memory (LSU Press, 2010). He can be reached at email@example.com
Peter A. Coclanis is Albert R. Newsome Distinguished Professor of History and Director of the Global Research Institute at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.
David Coffey, Ph.D. is professor of history and chair of the Department of History and Philosophy at the University of Tennessee at Martin. He has written the books on the Civil War era, including Sheridan’s Lieutenants: Phil Sheridan, His Generals, and the Final Year of the Civil War. Most recently he served as assistant editor for the new 6-volume American Civil War: The Definitive Encyclopedia and Document Collection, Spencer C. Tucker, editor.
Paul Coker is a lecturer in history at the University of Tennessee. He is currently writing a book on black Civil War veterans in Tennessee. Email contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bob Collins is president of the Jersey Shore Civil War Roundtable.
Steven G. Collins is a Professor of History at St. Louis Community College at Meramec. He has published articles in Technology and Culture, Railroad History and Agricultural History. His email is email@example.com.
Dr. Clarissa Confer is the director of the LaDonna Harris Indigenous Peoples Institute at California University of Pennsylvania and is the author of The Cherokee Nation in the Civil War, Daily Life in Pre-Columbian Native America, and Daily Life During the Indian Wars.
Jeffery B. Cook is chair and assistant professor of history at Nyack College. A contributor to the West Virginia Encyclopedia and West Virginia History, he currently is at work on a documentary history of the United States and a biography of Bourbon Democrat Aretas Brooks Fleming.
B. Franklin Cooling is Professor of National Security Studies at the Industrial College of the Armed Forces, National Defense University, Washington D.C. Author of numerous works on the Civil War, his latest, Counter Thrust: From the Peninsula to the Antietam was recently published in the University of Nebraska Press series Campaigns of the Civil War. He is currently finishing a trilogy on Civil War Operations, Stabilization, and Reconstruction in Tennessee and Kentucky.
Heather Cooper is a Ph.D. Candidate in History at University of Iowa, where she studies issues of race, slavery, and representation in the nineteenth century U.S.
William J. Cooper, Jr. is a Boyd Professor Emeritus at Louisiana State University.
Janet L. Coryell is Professor of History at Western Michigan University, specializing in U.S. women's history, antebellum partisan politics, and Civil War history. She is currently completing a textbook with Nora Faires entitled Women and America: An Integrated History for McGraw-Hill Publications.
Dr. John M. Coski is a historian and Director of Library and Research at The Museum of the Confederacy, in Richmond, Virginia. He is the author of The Confederate Battle Flag: Americas Most Embattled Emblem (2005).
Sam Craghead is the Public Relations Specialist for the Museum of the Confederacy in Richmond, Virginia.
Janet M. Cramer is an assistant professor in the Communication and Journalism Department at the University of New Mexico. She is the author of "Woman as Citizen: Race, Class, and the Discourse of Women's Citizenship, 1894-1905," in Journalism and Mass Communication Monographs (165, March 1998), and two chapters on women and journalism in The Civil War and the Press (Rutgers Transaction Press).
Aaron Scott Crawford is a Fellow at the Center for Presidential History at Southern Methodist University. He is also an Associate Editor at The Papers of Ulysses S. Grant.
Daniel W. Crofts is the author of Reluctant Confederates: Upper South Unionists in the Secession Crisis (1989), Old Southampton: Politics and Society in a Virginia County, 1834-1869 (1992), and Cobbs Ordeal: The Diaries of a Virginia Farmer, 1842-1872 (1997). He is completing a manuscript entitled The Public Man Revealed: William Henry Hurlbert and the Coming of the Civil War.
Richard Croker is the author of To Make Men Free, A Novel of the Battle of Antietam (William Morrow/HarperCollins, 2004). The sequel, No Greater Courage, A Novel of the Battle of Fredericksburg is due out in March, 2006 from the same publisher. Croker is an independent documentary filmmaker who lives in Marietta, Georgia.
Cornelius Cronin is a Career Instructor in the English Department at Louisiana State University, where he teaches a course on the literature of modern warfare and writes on literature and film from the Vietnam conflict.
Ian Crowe, a founding director of the Edmund Burke Society of America, is currently the senior editor of The University Bookman and program directorat the Russell Kirk Center, Michigan. He was educated at St. Catherine's College, Oxford, and at the University of Bristol.
Edward R. Crowther is Professor of History at Adams State College in Alamosa, Colorado. He is the author of Southern Evangelicals and the Coming of the Civil War and many articles and reviews.
Geoffrey Cunningham is a PhD candidate in the Department of History at Louisiana State University. He is writing a dissertation on the Confederate cabinet.
Michael Kent Curtis teaches at Wake Forest University School of Law. He is the author of No State Shall Abridge: The Fourteenth Amendment and the Bill of Rights, Free Speech: The Peoples Darling Privilege, and the law review article John Bingham and the Story of American Liberty: the Lost Cause Meets the Lost Clause.
James Cusick is the curator of the P.K. Yonge Library of Florida History, Special & Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Library, University of Florida.
Kirt von Daacke is Associate Professor of History and Assistant Dean in the College of Arts & Sciences at the University of Virginia. His book is, Freedom Has a Face: Race, Identity, and Community in Jefferson’s Virginia (University of Virginia Press, 2012).
Jane Dailey is Associate Professor of History at The University of Chicago. Her books include Before Jim Crow: The Politics of Race in Postemancipation Virginia and Jumpin Jim Crow: Southern Politics from Civil War to Civil Rights.
Enrico Dal Lago is Lecturer in American History at the National University of Ireland, Galway, and author of the forthcoming Southern Elites: American Slaveholders and Southern Italian Landowners, 1815-1861 (Louisiana State University Press, 2005).
John Daley is a former Army officer and an Associate Professor of History at Pittsburg State University in southeastern Kansas, where he teaches military history courses.
Arlyn Danielson is collections manager at Newscum in Arlington, Virginia, and an avid student of the social history of the Civil War.
Joseph W. Danielson is an associate professor at Des Moines Area Community College and author of War’s Desolating Scourge: The Union’s Occupation of North Alabama (University Press of Kansas, 2012).
William C. Davis is a past editor of American History Illustrated and Civil War Times Illustrated, and a prolific Civil War author. His latest book, Lincoln's Men, is reviewed in this issue.
Stephen Davis, of Atlanta, is author of Atlanta Will Fall: Sherman, Joe Johnston, and the Yankee Heavy Battalions, published this spring by Scholarly Resources, Inc.
Joseph G. Dawson III is Professor of History at Texas A&M University, College Station. He is the author of “Jefferson Davis and the Confederacy’s ‘Offensive-Defensive’ Strategy in the U.S. Civil War,” Journal of Military History 73 (April 2009), pp. 591-607.
Thomas A. DeBlack is a professor of history at Arkansas Tech University. He is the author of With Fire and Sword: Arkansas, 1861-1874 and co-author of Arkansas: A Narrative History.
Mary A. DeCredico is Professor of History at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD. Her current research is on Confederate Richmond.
Christine Dee is a visiting assistant professor in the history department of the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts. Her Ph.D. dissertation, Land Worth Fighting For: Scioto County, Ohio and Madison County, Alabama During the American Civil War was completed in 2002 at Harvard University under the direction of the late William E. Gienapp. She is currently revising the manuscript for publication.
Jeannine Marie DeLombard is Associate Professor of English at the University of Toronto. The author of Slavery on Trial: Law Abolitionism, and Print Culture (UNC Press, 2007), she is currently completing a book tentatively titled Apprehensions: Reading American Literature in the Shadow of the Gallows.
James M. Denham is professor of history and director of the Lawton M. Chiles Center for Florida History at Florida Southern College. A specialist in Florida, Southern, and legal history he is the author of six books including Florida Founder, William P. DuVal, Frontier Bon Vivant, forthcoming from the University of South Carolina Press.
David C. Dennard is Associate Professor of History at East Carolina University and Director of the African and African American Studies Program.
John E. Deppen received a Master of Arts degree in Civil War studies from American Military Univeristy in August 2000. He is a past president of the Susquehanna Civil War Round Table.
Sue DeVille, a published author and student of Civil War history, serves as director of the Opelousas Museum & Interpretive Center in Opelousas, Louisiana.
Charles B. Dew is Ephraim Williams Professor of American History at Williams College. He is the author of Apostles of Disunion: Southern Secession Commissioners and the Causes of the Civil War (2001) and is currently at work on a study of the slave trade in late antebellum Richmond, Virginia.
Brian Dirck is a professor of history at Anderson University.
Kevin Dougherty is an adjunct professor and tactical officer at The Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina. He is the author of several books on the Civil War, most recently The Vicksburg Campaigns 1862-1863: Leadership Lessons (Casemate, 2011). He is currently working on an analysis of the Port Royal Experiment.
Andrew Duppstadt holds a BA and MA in History from the University of North Carolina-Wilmington. He is Assistant Curator of Education for the North Carolina Division of State Historic Sites and serves as an Adjunct Instructor of History at two community colleges.
Peter J. D’Onofrio, Ph.D. is the president of the Society of Civil War Surgeons, Inc., the largest non-profit, tax-exempt, international educational group dedicated to the study and preservation of Civil War era medical and surgical techniques and the professionals who performed those techniques. He is also the editor/publisher of the Society’squarterly Journal of Civil War Medicine. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or through the web site at www.civilwarsurgeons.org.
Edmund L. Drago is a professor of history at The College of Charleston. His most recent book is Confederate Phoenix: Rebel Children and Their Families in South Carolina (Fordham University Press, 2008).
Kevin Dougherty, is an instructor in the Department of History at The University of Southern Mississippi. He is the author of Civil War Leadership and Mexican War Experience. His Weapons of Mississippi is forthcoming from the University Press of Mississippi.
Mark H. Dunkelman's latest book is Brothers One and All: Esprit de Corps in a Civil War Regiment (Louisiana State University Press, 2004).
Jean Marc Duplantier is a graduate student in the Department of French Studies at Louisiana State University. He recently created a exhibition at LSU's Hill Memorial Library entitled "Creole Echoes: The Franco-phone Music and Literature of Nineteenth Century New Orleans."
Andrew Duppstadt holds a BA and MA in History from the University of North Carolina-Wilmington. He is Assistant Curator of Education for the North Carolina Division of State Historic Sites and serves as an Adjunct Instructor of History at two community colleges.
Thomas Dyja is the author of three novels, Play for a Kingdom, Meet John Trow and The Moon in Our Hands, which will be reprinted in paperback by Carroll & Graf in February 2006.
Gary T. Edwards is Assistant Professor of History at Arkansas State University. He teaches a variety of courses on the American South and has published articles and essays in Agricultural History, Tennessee Historical Quarterly, and for The University of Tennessee Press.
Jay Dearborn Edwards is Kniffen Professor of Anthropology at Louisiana State University. His publications include editing Plantations by the River, Watercolor Paintings from St. Charles, Parish, Louisiana by Father Joseph M. Paret, 1859 (2001).
Alison Clark Efford is an associate professor of history at Marquette University and the author of German Immigrants, Race, and Citizenship in the Civil War Era (Cambridge University Press, 2013). She has essays forthcoming in the Journal of the Civil War Era and in an Oxford University Press volume on the Gettysburg Address. Her longer-term projects include a piece on an 1872 arms scandal and a book on immigration and suicide
Douglas R. Egerton is Professor of History at Le Moyne College. His books include He Shall Go Out Free: The Lives of Denmark Vesey and Year of Meteors: Stephen Douglas, Abraham Lincoln, and the Election That Brought on the Civil War. He can be reached at email@example.com.
Marc Egnal is a professor of history at York University, Toronto, and author of Clash of Extremes: The Economic Origins of the Civil War (2009).
Captain Mark Ehlers teaches American history at the United States Military Academy and has published several articles on American military history.
David Eicher is the author of The Longest Night: A Military History of the Civil War (2001)and coauthor of Civil War High Commands (2001).
Donald C. Elder III is a professor of History at Eastern New Mexico University. He is the editor of A Damned Iowa Greyhound: the Civil War Letters of William Henry Harrison Clayton and Love Amid the Turmoil: the Civil War Letters of William and Mary Vermilion. His e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sam Davis Elliott practices law in Chattanooga, Tennessee and is the current chairman of the Tennessee Historical Commission. He is the author or editor of three books relating to Tennesseans of the Civil War era, the latest being Isham G. Harris of Tennessee: Confederate Governor and United States Senator (2010).
Clifton Ellis is Associate Dean for Academics and Associate Professor of Architectural History in the College of Architecture at Texas Tech University. He is co-editor with Rebecca Ginsburg of Cabin, Quarter, Plantation: Architecture and Landscapes of North American Slavery (Yale, 2010).
Jean Bethke Elshtain is Laura Spelman Rockefeller Professor of Social and Political Ethics at the University of Chicago. She has authored many books, including Democracy on Trial, a New York Times Notable Book for 1995.
Jason Emerson is an independent historian, and the author of Lincoln the Inventor, The Madness of Mary Lincoln, and the upcoming Giant in the Shadows: The Life of Robert T. Lincoln. He can be emailed at email@example.com.
Stanley L. Engerman is the John H. Munro Professor of Economics and Professor of History at the University of Rochester. He is co-author with Robert W. Fogel of Time on the Cross (1974) and author of Slavery, Emancipation, and Freedom: Comparative Perspectives (2007).
Stephen D. Engle is professor of history at Florida Atlantic University and author of Struggle for the Heartland (2001). He is currently working on a book-length project involving Lincoln and the Union war governors.
Paul D. Escott is Reynolds Professor of History at Wake Forest University. His most recent book is Lincoln’s Dilemma: Blair, Sumner, and the Republican Struggle over Racism and Equality in the Civil War Era.
Christian Esh is an Associate Professor of American History at Northwest Nazarene University. He is presently writing a monograph on Northern theories of Union before the Civil War.
Patience Essah is associate professor of history at Auburn University.
Nicole Etcheson is Alexander M. Bracken Professor of History at Ball State University. She is the author of Bleeding Kansas: Contested Liberty in the Civil War Era (2004) and she is at work on "Unionists, Copperheads, and Exodusters: A Northern Community during the Civil War Era," to be published by the University Press of Kansas.
Eric Ethier formerly served as an editor for Civil War Times Illustrated and American History magazine.
William Etter, Ph.D is an Assistant Professor in the School of Humanities and Languages at Irvine Valley College. His article on Alfred Bellard's Civil War memoir will appear in the April 2005 issue of Prose Studies, and he has recently completed a book manuscript entitled "The Good Body": Normalizing Visions in Nineteenth-Century American Culture and Literature.
Don Evans is a newspaper editor and the author of Locust Alley: A Novel of the Civil War (2000).
John E. Fairweather and his family live in South Portland, Maine. He reviews books for several publications, is a writer of short stories, and an access producer with SPC-TV in South Portland.
James O. Farmer, Jr., is the June Rainsford Henderson Professor of Southern and Local History at the University of South Carolina Aiken. He is the author of The Metaphysical Confederacy: James Henley Thornwell and the Synthesis of Southern Values and articles on the woman suffrage campaign and early civil rights movement in South Carolina, and the Civil War reenactment hobby, among others.
Timothy J. Feldhausen is a former naval officer who was once an engineer himself. He has taught history at the U.S. Naval Academy and is now studying law.
Daniel Feller is professor of history and Editor of The Papers of Andrew Jackson at the University of Tennessee. He is the author of The Jacksonian Promise: America, 1815-1840.
Michael Fellman is Professor Emeritus of American History at Simon Fraser University. In November 2011, Louisiana State University Press will publish his quasi-memoir, Views From the Dark Side of American History.
Dr. Noel Fisher is the author of War at Every Door: Partisan Politics and Guerrilla Violence in East Tennessee, 1860-1869 and of a forthcoming work on the Civil War in the Great Smoky Mountains region.
Michael W. Fitzgerald, Professor of History at St. Olaf College, is most recently the author of Splendid Failure: Postwar Reconstruction in the American South (Ivan R. Dee, 2007).
Benjamin Fitzpatrick is an Instructor of History at Morehead State University.
Andre M. Fleche is a Ph.D. candidate in history at the University of Virginia studying under Gary W. Gallagher. He is author of the forthcoming article "Shoulder to Shoulder as Comrades Tired: Black and White Union Veterans and Civil War Memory," in Civil War History, and is completing a dissertation on European revolutions and the American Civil War.
Kenneth E. Foote is professor and chair of the Department of Geography at the University of Colorado at Boulder. He writes on American landscape history, memory, and commemoration. His 1997 book Shadowed Ground: America's Landscapes of Violence and Tragedy won the J.B. Jackson Prize of the Association of American Geographies.
Lorien Foote is an associate professor at the University of Central Arkansas. She is the author of Seeking the One Great Remedy: Francis George Shaw and Nineteenth-Century Reform and is currently writing a book about manhood and military justice in the Union Army.
Estelle Ford-Williamson, who writes in the Atlanta area, is author of Abbeville Farewell: A Novel of Early Atlanta and North Georgia. Her articles and stories have appeared in literary journals, and she is working on a second novel, Rising Fawn.
Jeff Forret is an assistant professor of history at Lamar University and author of Race Relations at the Margins: Slaves and Poor Whites in the Antebellum Southern Countryside (LSU Press, 2006). He is currently working on a book on violent conflicts within the slave quarters.
Gaines M. Foster is LSU Foundation M.J. Foster Professor of History at Louisiana State University and author of Ghosts of the Confederacy: Defeat, the Lost Cause, and the Emergence of the New South, 1865-1913.
Leigh Fought is an assistant professor of history at Le Moyne College in Syracuse, New York. She is the author of Southern Womanhood and Slavery: A Biography of Louisa McCord (University of Missouri, 2003), an assistant editoron thefirst volume of Frederick Douglass’s Correspondence (Yale University Press, 2009), and currently working on a manuscript about Frederick Douglass and women (Oxford University Press, forthcoming).
John D. Fowler is an Associate Professor of History and the Director
of the Center for the Study of the Civil War Era at Kennesaw State University.
He is the author of Mountaineers in Gray: The Nineteenth Tennessee Volunteer
Infantry Regiment, CSA (University of Tennessee Press, 2004) and The
Confederate Experience Reader (Routledge Press, 2007). He is completing
a study of Tennessee during the Civil War Era.
Robert H. Fowler, the founder and former editor/publisher of Civil War Times Illustrated, is the author of several widely acclaimed historical novels.
Elizabeth Fox-Genovese taught southern history and literature at Emory University. Her books include Within the Plantation Household: Black and White Women of the Old South; and, with Eugene D. Genovese, The Mind of the Master Class and Fatal Self-Deception.
Ed Frank is the Curator of Special Collections and an Associate Professor of Libraries at the University of Memphis.
Jason Mann Frawley is a Ph.D. student at Texas Christian University, where he studies under the tutelage of Professor Steven E. Woodworth. He is currently co-editing and co-writing two books with his major professor and working on completing his coursework before writing his dissertation.
Michael Frawley is a senior lecturer of History at the University of Texas Permian Basin. He was editor of the Civil War Book Review from 2013 to 2014.
Christopher S. Freeman is a former editor of Civil War Book Review.
Frank R. Freemon is emeritus professor at Vanderbilt University and can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. He is the author of Gangrene and Glory: Medical Care during the American Civil War.
Derek W. Frisby is an assistant professor of history at Middle Tennessee State University. He is currently preparing a manuscript examining southern Unionism in West Tennessee for publication. email@example.com
Mary Bahr Fritts, author of If Nathan Were Here (2000) and The Memory Box (1995), has written more than 150 stories and articles. She currently is working under a grant to finish a book on Abraham Lincoln.
Scott Gac is Associate Professor and Director of American Studies at Trinity College in Hartford, CT. He is the author of Singing for Freedom (2007) and is at work on Born in Blood: Violence and the Making of America.
Meg Galante-DeAngelis teaches at the University of Connecticut. As a social historian, her search for a glimpse at our ancestors as people has led her to study the lives of the soldiers of the Civil War and their families.
Gary W. Gallagher is the John L. Nau III Professor in the History of the American Civil War at the University of Virginia. His books include The Confederate War (1997) and Lee and His Generals in War and Memory (1998).
J. Matthew Gallman is a professor of history at the University of Florida. The author of various publications on the Civil War home front, his most recent book is America's Joan of Arc: The Life of Anna Elizabeth Dickinson (Oxford, 2006). He is currently working on a history of satire and dissent in the North during the Civil War.
Barbara A. Gannon is an Assistant Professor of Military History at the University of Central Florida. Her forthcoming book, The Won Cause: Black and White Comradeship in the Grand Army of the Republic, will be published by the University of North Carolina Press in 2011.
James P. Gannon, a descendent of an Irish immigrant who became a Confederate soldier, is a former newspaper writer and editor, and author of Irish Rebels, Confederate Tigers: A History of the 6th Louisiana Volunteers, 1861-1865 (1998). He lives in Virginia where he owns a bookstore.
Sarah E. Gardner, associate professor of history at Mercer University, is the author of Blood and Irony: Southern White Womens Narratives of the Civil War, 1861-1937, published by the University of North Carolina Press. She is currently working on a book-length manuscript that examines the politics of southern literature and national book reviews during the first half of the twentieth century.
Nancy Scripture Garrison is a guest lecturer in Women's Studies at Curry College and a contributor to North & South magazine. She is the author of With Courage and Delicacy (1999), an analysis of the U.S. Sanitary Commission and its elite transport nurses during the Peninsula campaign.
Greg Garvey is Professor of Literature at the College at Brockport, State University of New York. He is author of Creating the Culture of Reform in Antebellum America.
Richard Allan Gerber: PhD University of Michigan 1967. Winner of Binkley-Stephenson Prize of the OAH in 1976 for “The Liberal Republicans of 1872 in Historiographical Perspective.” Current work (with Alan Friedlander), The Civil Rights Act of 1875: A Reexamination.
Dr. David J. Gerleman is a lecturer in American history at George Mason University, and is active in numerous history organizations in Washington, DC. He is currently completing a book manuscript entitled Mount and Master: The Civil War Cavalry Trooper and His Horse--A Study of Care, Treatment, and Use, 1861-1866.
Jeff T. Giambrone is an historian with the Mississippi Department of Archives & History. His latest book is: Remembering Mississippi’s Confederates, published by Arcadia in 2012. Mr. Giambrone can be reached at Championhilz@att.net.
James Gillispie currently teaches history at Sampson Community College in Clinton, North Carolina. He is the author of Andersonvilles of the North (University of North Texas Press, 2008) and is currently researching Eastern North Carolina in the Civil War. His regimental history of the 18th North Carolina is under contract with McFarland Publishers.
David T. Gleeson is a member of the Department of Humanities at Northumbria University and is the author of The Irish in the South, 1815-1877.
Thavolia Glymph is the author of Out of the House of Bondage: The Transformation of the Plantation Household (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008) and currently completing Women at War to be published in the Littlefield Series, University of North Carolina Press.
E. Stanly Godbold is the author of the prize-winning Confederate Colonel and Cherokee Chief: The Life of William Holland Thomas (October 2001). He is currently writing a biography of Jimmy Carter.
Timothy S. Good, author of We Saw Lincoln Shot, writes from Springfield Illinois.
Lawrence B. Goodheart is Professor of History at the University of Connecticut and co-author with Peter P. Hinks of “See the jails open and the thieves arise:’ Joseph Mountain’s Revolutionary Atlantic and Consolidating Early National Connecticut,” Atlantic Studies, 10 (2013), 497-527.
David Gordon is a Senior Fellow of the Ludwig von Mises Institute and Editor of The Mises Review.
Lesley J. Gordon, assistant professor of history at the University of Akron, is the author of General George E. Pickett in Life and Legend (1998) and co-editor of the forthcoming Intimate Strategies: Marriages of the Civil War.
Kathleen Gorman is associate professor of history at Minnesota State University, Mankato.
Warren E. Grabau earned a Master of Science in Geology/Geography from Michigan State University in 1950 and worked in a variety of related fields until 1986, at which time he traded his vocation (science) for his avocation (military history).
Dr. Samuel Graber, Assistant Professor at Valparaiso University, is currently revising for publication his dissertation, Twice-Divided Nation: the Civil War and National Memory in the Transatlantic World, winner of the D.C. Spriestersbach Prize for Outstanding Dissertation in the Fine Arts and Humanities at The University of Iowa.
David K. Graham is a doctoral candidate in American history at Purdue University. His research focuses on American Civil War memory. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kent Gramm is Program Director for the Seminary Ridge Historical Preservation Foundation in Gettysburg and teaches as Wheaton College (IL). He is the author of Gettysburg: A Meditation on War and Values, November: Lincoln's Elegy at Gettysburg and Somebody's Darling: Essays on the Civil War.
Robert Grandchamp earned his M.A. in American History from Rhode Island College. He is the award winning author of nine books, including most recently, A Connecticut Yankee at War. He is an analyst with the government and resides in northern Vermont.
Barbara Green is an Associate Professor of History at Wright State University where she teaches courses on Civil War and Reconstruction and African American History.
Amy S. Greenberg is Edwin Earle Sparks Professor of History at Penn State University. She is the author, most recently, of A Wicked War: Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 U.S. Invasion of Mexico (2012), co-winner of the Best Book Prize from the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic.
A. Wilson Greene is the author of The Final Battles of the Petersburg Campaign and Confederate Petersburg: Confederate City in the Crucible of War. He is at work on a multi-volume history of the Petersburg Campaign.
Sara M. Gregg is an assistant professor of history at the University of Kansas and she is the author of Managing the Mountains: Land Use Planning, the New Deal, and the Creation of a Federal Landscape in Appalachia (Yale 2010) and a co-editor of American Georgics: Writings on Farming, Culture, and the Land (Yale 2011).
Ronald J. Grele served for almost 20 years as the director of the Columbia University Oral History Research Office. He is the author of Envelopes of Sound: the Art of Oral History, and editor of Subjectivity and Multiculturalism in Oral History: The International Annual of Oral History (1990).
W. Todd Groce is executive director if the Georgia Historical Society in Savannah. He holds a Ph.D. in history from the University of Tennessee and is the author of Mountain Rebels: East Tennessee Confederates and the Civil War, 1860-1870 (1990).
Winston Groom is the author of 13 books, including Forrest Gump and Shrouds of Glory, a history of the Battle of Nashville. He will have two books published this year: a history of football at the University of Alabama and El Paso, a novel set in northern Mexico in 1915-16.
Dr. Jennifer L. Gross is a professor of American history at Jacksonville State University. Her research and teaching interests include the Civil War and Reconstruction, the American South, Womens History, and the History of Africa. She is currently working on a book assessing the experience of Confederate widowhood in the postbellum South.
William S. Gross is a retired Army Reserve Colonel and Emergency Management Coordinator for the City of Dallas now working in the private sector. A Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Texas, he has a wide range of experience in the military, engineering design and construction and in disaster response and recovery.
Robert Gudmestad is an Associate Professor at Colorado State University and the author of Steamboats and the Rise of the Cotton Kingdom. He is currently working on a study of gunboats on the Mississippi River system in the Civil War. You may reach him at Robert.Gudmestad@colostate.edu.
Allen C. Guelzo is the Henry R. Luce Professor of the Civil War Era at Gettysburg College and the author of Gettysburg: The Last Invasion (Alfred A. Knopf, 2013).
Kevin R. C. Gutzman, J.D., Ph.D., is an associate professor of American history at Western Connecticut State University and the author of Virginias American Revolution: From Dominion to Republic, 1776-1840 and, with Thomas E. Woods, Jr., of Who Killed the Constitution? (forthcoming in July 2008).
Kurt Hackemer is a professor of history at the University of South Dakota, where his research focuses on Civil War military and naval affairs. He is currently working on a history of Dakota Territory and its interaction with the external but omnipresent Civil War.
Sally E. Hadden is an associate professor of history at Western Michigan University. She is the author of Slave Patrols and co-editor of A Companion to American Legal History (with Al Brophy) and Signposts: New Directions in Southern Legal History (with Patricia Minter).
Fiona Halloran is an assistant professor of history at Eastern Kentucky University. Her current project is a biography of Thomas Nast.
Debi Hamlin is a Ph.D. candidate in history at Duke University and assistant to the historian John Hope Franklin. She is co-editor of Allen Parker's Recollections of Slavery Time (forthcoming in 2002), has published several biographical essays, and is currently writing her dissertation.
Stephen L. Hansen is Dean of the Graduate School and Associate Provost for Research at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. His publications have focused primarily upon Illinois during the Civil War Era.
James D. Hardy, Jr. is a professor of history in the Honors College at Louisiana State University and has published several books on both history and literature, including one on baseball.
Michael C. Hardy is the author of sixteen books, including histories of the Thirty-seventh North Carolina (2003) and Fifty-eighth North Carolina (2010). His latest book, Civil War Charlotte: Last Capital of the Confederacy, will be released in the summer of 2012.
Michael Hargraves has served for 12 years as a cataloguer in the Department of Photographs at the J. Paul Getty Museum in California.
Luke Harlow is Assistant Professor of History at Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan. He is author of Religion, Race, and the Making of Confederate Kentucky, 1830–1880 (Cambridge University Press, 2014) and co-editor, with Mark Noll, of Religion and American Politics: From the Colonial Period to the Present (2007).
Judith E. Harper is also the author of Susan B. Anthony: A Biographical Companion (ABC-CLIO, 1998). Her newest book, Women During the Civil War: An Encyclopedia, will be published by Routledge (Taylor and Francis) in October 2003.
Margaret C. Harrison is a reference librarian at the State Library of Louisiana.
Dale F. Harter is the assistant editor of Virginia Cavalcade, the quarterly magazine of Virginia history and culture published by the Library of Virginia.
Alec Hasenson is author of The Golden Arrow (1970) and The History of Dover Harbour (1980). He is editor of Crossfire, the newsletter of the American Civil War Round Table in London.
Herman Hattaway recently published, with LSU art professor A.J. Meek, From Gettysburg to Vicksburg: the First Five Battlefield Parks (2001).
Jeanne T. Heidler is Professor of History at the United States Air Force Academy. Along with David S. Heidler, she is the editor of the five-volume Encyclopedia of the American Civil War. She and David S. Heidler have recently completed a biography of Henry Clay that will be published by Random House later this year.John Hennessy, author of Return to Bull Run, writes from Fredericksburg, Virginia.
Charles F. Herberger, professor emeritus of Nasson College, is editor of A Yankee at Arms: The Diary of Lieutenant Augustus D. Ayling, 29th Massachusetts Volunteers and author of books and articles on historical topics.
Daniel Herman is Distinguished Professor of Research at Central Washington University in Ellensburg, Washington. His most recent book, Rim Country Exodus: A Story of Conquest, Renewal, and Race in the Making (Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2012), received the Labriola Center American Indian National Book Award and the Charles Redd Center/Phi Alpha Theta Book Award for Western History.
Dr. Matthew J. Hernando is a long-time resident of southwest Missouri. He is a graduate of Springfield public schools and Evangel University, where he completed his bachelor’s degree in history. He is also a graduate of Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, where he earned a doctorate in U.S. history. Throughout his career, Dr. Hernando has developed a deep and abiding fascination with the Ozarks, the rugged hill country in southern Missouri and northern Arkansas which he calls home, and which is also his main area of research interest. His new book, Faces Like Devils: The Bald Knobber Vigilantes in the Ozarks, examines the role of vigilante justice in Ozark society in the late nineteenth century.
Martin J. Hershock is an Associate Professor of History and Chair of the Department of Social Sciences at the University of Michigan-Dearborn. He is the co-editor of The History of Michigan Law and author of Paradox of Progress: Economic Change, Individual Enterprise, and Political Culture in Michigan, 1837-1873. He is currently co-editing The Essential Lincoln: A Political Encyclopedia and is working on a book-length microhistory of a New Hampshire debtor to be published by Harvard University Press under the title Lord Make Haste to Help Me.
Earl J. Hess is Stewart W. McClelland Chair in History at Lincoln Memorial University, Harrogate, Tennessee. He is the author of more than a dozen books on Civil War military history, the latest being Into the Crater—The Mine Attack at Petersburg (University of South Carolina Press, 2010).
Wallace A. Hettle is Professor of History at the University of Northern Iowa and is the author of Inventing Stonewall Jackson: A Civil War Hero in History and Memory (LSU Press, 2011).
Lawrence Lee Hewitt, formerly a historic site manager, professor of history, and managing editor of North & South,currently resides in Chicago where, in collaboration with Thomas Schott, he is writing a biography of Admiral David Glasgow Farragut. His previous publications include Port Hudson: Confederate Bastion on the Mississippi (1994).
William D. Hickox is a graduate student in American history at the University of Kansas and a contributor to the New York Times Disunion blog. He is working on a dissertation about military recruitment in New York State during the Civil War.
Reginald F. Hildebrand, Associate Professor of African American Studies and History University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and author of The Times Were Strange and Stirring: Methodist Preachers and the Crisis of Emancipation (Duke University Press, 1995).
Thomas Hill received an M.A. in history from Oklahoma State University and is currently working toward an M.F.A. in writing at the University of Memphis where he also teaches.
Wolfgang Hochbruck is American Studies Professor at Braunschweig Technical University in Germany and current chairperson of the CWRT of Germany. He has published articles on the CW in Faulkner and Crane, and his 'Habilitationsschrift' is a cultural history of the memory of the Civil War in literature and film.
James K. Hogue is associate professor of history at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. His book, Uncivil War: Five New Orleans Street Battles and the Rise and Fall of Radical Reconstruction, was published by Louisiana State University Press in 2006. It is a study dedicated to analyzing Reconstruction as a military campaign of post-war occupation, insurgency, and counterinsurgency, and Americas first military attempt at what we today recognize as nation building.
James G. Hollandsworth, Jr., is associate provost, professor of psychology, and lecturer in history at the University of Southern Mississippi. He has written two books on the Civil War; The Louisiana Native Guards: The Black Military Experience During the Civil War (1995), and Pretense of Glory: The Life of General Nathaniel P. Banks (1998). His latest book, An Absolute Massacre: The New Orleans Race Riot of July 30, 1866, is due out this spring.
Michael F. Holt, a former Fleming lecturer himself, retired from the History Department of the University of Virginia, where he was the Langbourne M. Williams Professor of American History, in May 2012. The most recent of his eight books was a short biography of President Franklin Pierce.
Harold Holzer, co-chairman of the U. S. Lincoln Bicentennial Commission, has authored, co-authored, or edited 35 books on Lincoln and the Civil War. His recent prize-winning works include Lincoln at Cooper Union and Lincoln: President-elect.
Tony Horwitz is author of Confederates in the Attic and Midnight Rising.
Daniel Walker Howe, professor emeritus at Oxford University and UCLA, is the author of What Hath God Wrought: The Transformation of America, 1815-1848.
Kenneth Wayne Howell is an Associate Professor of History at Prairie View A&M University. He is the author of Texas Confederate, Reconstruction Governor: James Webb Throckmorton (Texas A&M University Press) and editor of The Seventh Star of the Confederacy: Texas during the Civil War (University of North Texas Press) and Still the Arena of Civil War: Violence and Turmoil in Reconstruction Texas, 1865-1874 (University of North Texas Press).
Helen Howerton is the contributing editor for Murder: Past Tense, the journal of the Historical Mystery Appreciation Society. She is also chairman of the Convention Committee for the 2003 meeting of Left Coast Crime, an annual gathering of mystery authors and readers.
Dr. Wayne Wei-siang Hsieh is an Assistant Professor of History at the U.S. Naval Academy. He is the author of West Pointers and the Civil War: The Old Army in War and Peace (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2009), and various academic articles.
Leonne M. Hudson is associate professor of history at Kent State University and the author of The Odyssey of a Southerner: The Life and Times of Gustavus Woodson Smith. He is currently working on a book-length manuscript on the reaction of black Americans to the death of Lincoln.
Leonne M. Hudson is associate professor of history at Kent State University and the author of The Odyssey of a Southerner: The Life and Times of Gustavus Woodson Smith. He has also published several articles on the Civil War.
Lynn M. Hudson is a member of the history department at California Polytechnic State University. She is the author of a biography of Mary Ellen Pleasant, a black abolitionist and supporter of John Brown, The Making of 'Mammy Pleasant': A Black Entrepreneur in Nineteenth-Century San Francisco (University of Illinois Press, 2003).
Peter A. Huff holds the T. L. James chair in religious studies at Centenary College of Louisiana and is currently a resident scholar at the Collegeville Institute for Ecumenical and Cultural Research in Minnesota. He is author of Allen Tate and the Catholic Revival (Paulist Press, 1996) and What Are They Saying About Fundamentalisms? (Paulist Press, 2008).
James S. Humphreys is an associate professor of history at Murray State University in Murray, Kentucky. He specializes in United States history, focusing specifically on the history of the American South. The University of Florida Press published his biography of the southern historian Francis Butler Simkins in 2008. The book is titled Francis Butler Simkins: A Life. Humphreys also co-edits, along with Brian D. McKnight, the Interpreting American History series, published by the Kent State University Press.
Antwain K. Hunter is an assistant professor of History at Butler University.
James L. Huston has written The Panic of 1857 and the Coming of the Civil War (1987), Securing the Fruits of Labor: The American Concept of Wealth Distribution, 1765-1900 (1998), Calculating the Value of the Union: Slavery, Property Rights and the Economic Origins of the Civil War (2003), and Stephen A. Douglas and the Dilemmas of Democratic Equality (2007). He is currently investigating the economic history of the United States in the nineteenth century and its relationship to the free labor ideology.
M. Thomas Inge is the Robert Emory Blackwell Professor of English and Humanities at Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, Virginia, where he teaches and writes about American and Southern culture. His recent books include Conversations with William Faulkner (1999) and the first fully annotated modern edition of Sam Watkins’s memoir, Company Aytch (1999).
John C. Inscoe is University Professor at the University of Georgia. His books include Race, War, and Remembrance in the Appalachian South (forthcoming), and co-edited essay collections on Unionists in the Civil War South and on Confederate nationalism.
John Jakes is an internationally acclaimed historical novelist and author of sixteen consecutive New York Times bestsellers. He has written extensively about the Civil War in Charleston, On Secret Service, The North and South Trilogy, and several volumes of The Kent Family Chronicles.© 2003 by John Jakes. All rights reserved.
Lance Janda is an assistant professor of history at Cameron University in Lawton, Oklahoma. He has written articles for The Journal of Military History, serves as the book review editor for Minerva: Quarterly Report on Women and the Military, and recently published a book entitled Stronger than Custom: West Point and the Admission of Women (2001).
Caroline E. Janney
is an assistant professor of history at Purdue University and the author of
Burying the Dead but Not the Past: Ladies Memorial Associations and
the Lost Cause.
Dr. Wilbert Jenkins teaches at Temple University.
Clayton E. Jewett is a visiting assistant professor at Texas Lutheran University and is the author of Texas in the Confederacy: An Experiment in Nation Building, and Rise and Fall of the Confederacy: The Memoir of Senator Williamson S. Oldham, CSA. He is currently working on an analysis of the Provisional Congress of the Confederacy.
M. Jane Johansson is Professor of History at Rogers State University and is currently editing the papers of an officer that served in the First Indian Home Guards. Her two previous Civil War books, Peculiar Honor: A History of the 28th Texas Cavalry, 1862-1864 and Widows by the Thousand: The Civil War Correspondence of Theophilus and Harriet Perry, 1862-1864 focused on the trans-Mississippi Confederacy.
Andrew Johnson is a graduate student at Louisiana State University specializing in the confluence between “secret” societies, religion, and politics in the early American republic.
Fred Johnson III is an Associate Professor of History at Hope College in Holland, MI.
Martin Johnson is an Assistant Professor of History at Miami University-Hamilton.
Rashauna Johnson is an assistant professor of history at Dartmouth College.
Gary D. Joiner is director of the Red River Regional Studies Center at Louisiana State University in Shreveport. He is also an Assistant Professor of History at LSU-S. His publications include One Damn Blunder From Beginning to End: The Red River Campaign of 1864 (Scholarly Resources: 2003). He is the co-author of numerous books, articles, and technical reports in the areas Civil War, naval history, archeology, regional history, and cultural resources.
Bernie D. Jones is Associate Professor, Suffolk University Law School and the author of Fathers of Conscience, Mixed-Race Inheritance in the Antebellum South (University of Georgia Press, 2009).
Carolyn M. Jones is Associate Professor of Religion and in the Institute of African American Studies at the University of Georgia. She writes on Southern women writers and on the intersection of classical and modern literature.
Gregory Jones is instructor of history and humanities at Geneva College. He is currently editing a manuscript on soldiers and their families in southeastern Ohio during the Civil War.
Terry L. Jones is a professor of history at the University of Louisiana at Monroe. He has published several books on the Civil War, including Lee’s Tigers: the Louisiana Infantry in the Army of Northern Virginia (LSU Press, 1987) and The American Civil War (McGraw Hill Higher Education, 2010).
Brian Matthew Jordan is Lecturer of Civil War Era Studies at Gettysburg College. The author of Marching Home: Union Veterans and Their Unending Civil War (2014), he is at work on a biography of Benjamin Butler.
Ervin L. Jordan, Jr., an associate professor and research archivist at the University of Virginia's Special Collections Department, is the author of three books including Black Confederates and Afro-Yankees in Civil War Virginia (University of Virginia Press, 1995). He most recently contributed to Virginia's Civil War (2005), and was a historical advisor for the 2003 motion picture Gods & Generals.
Mitch Kachun is Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in the History department at Western Michigan University. He is the author of Festivals of Freedom: Memory and Meaning in African American Emancipation Celebrations, 1808-1915 (Massachusetts, 2003) and is currently working on a book tentatively titled First Martyr of Liberty: Crispus Attucks in American Memory.
Walter D. Kamphoefner, who teaches immigration history at Texas A&M University, has just finished co-editing a nationwide anthology of German-American Civil War letters, Deutsche im Amerikanischen Biigerkrieg: Brief von Front und Farm (Schoningh: Paderborn, 2002), which is being translated with NEH support for future English publication.
Myles Kantor, a columnist for the news site LewRockwell.com, writes from Boynton Beach, Florida.
Anthony E. Kaye, author of Joining Places: Slave Neighborhoods in the Old South (2007), is currently working on a book about the Nat Turner revolt in Southampton County, Virginia.
Dr. Bradley Keefer is an Associate Professor of History at Kent State Ashtabula and the author of Conflicting Memories on the River of Death: The Chickamauga Battlefield and the Spanish-American War, 1863-1933 (Kent State Press, 2013). When he is not teaching, writing reviews, or reenacting the Civil War in the ranks of the 8th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, he can be contacted at email@example.com.
Robert C. Kenzer is the William Binford Vest Professor of History at the University of Richmond. He is the co-editor with John C. Inscoe of Enemies of the Country: New Perspectives of Unionists in the Civil War South (2001).
Brian Kelly is the Director of Research, Imperial and Global History in the School of History and Anthropology at Queen’s University in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Lynn Kennedy teaches American history at the University of Lethbridge in Alberta, Canada. She is the author of Born Southern: Childbirth, Motherhood and Social Networks in the Old South.
Kelly Kennington is the 2009-2010 Law & Society Postdoctoral Fellow at the Institute for Legal Studies, University of Wisconsin Law School. She is currently working on her manuscript, “River of Injustice: St. Louis’s Freedom Suits and the Changing Nature of Legal Slavery in Antebellum America.”
Robert C. Kenzer is the William Binford Vest Professor History at the University of Richmond. He is the author of “The Uncertainty of Life: A Profile of Virginia’s Civil War Widows,” in Joan E. Cashin, ed., The War Was You and Me: Civilians in the American Civil War (2002).
Jeffrey R. Kerr-Ritchie is an associate professor of history at Howard University. He has Authored Freed people in the Tobacco South: Virginia, 1860-1900 (University of North Carolina Press, 1999), and Rites of August First: Emancipation Day in the Black Atlantic World (Louisiana State University Press, 2007). His current projects include Freedom’s Seekers: Essays in Comparative Emancipation, August Address: An Anthology of West Indies Emancipation Day Speeches, and a popular history of emancipation. He may be contracted at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Amy J. Kinsel is the author of "American Identity, National Reconciliation, and the Memory of the Civil War," published in Proteus: A Journal of Ideas (Fall 2000), and of the forthcoming book Gettysburg in American Culture, 1863-1938.
James C. Klotter is the State Historian of Kentucky and professor of history at Georgetown College.
Stephen M. Klugewicz is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Alabama. Among his published historical writings is the recent article, "The First Martyrs': The Sixth Massachusetts and the Baltimore Riot of 1861."
Willard Carl Klunder, associate professor of history at Wichita State University, is the author of Lewis Cass and the Politics of Moderation (Kent State University Press, 1996). He contributed a chapter, "Lewis Cass, Stephen Douglas, and Popular Sovereignty: The Demise of Democratic Party Unity," to a festschrift, Politics and Culture of the Civil War Era: Essays in Honor of Robert W. Johannsen (Susquehanna Press, 2006).
Helen J. Knowles, a Visiting Professor of Politics at Whitman College, is a past recipient of the Supreme Court Historical Society’s Hughes-Gossett award, and the author of The Tie Goes to Freedom: Justice Anthony M. Kennedy on Liberty. She has published several articles about antislavery constitutionalism, and is currently writing a book about abolitionist interpretations of the U.S. Constitution.
Morgan N. Knull, a former editor of Civil War Book Review, teaches philosophy at Northern Virginia Community College.
Lawrence Frederick Kohl is a member of the Department of History at the University of Alabama. He is the editor of a number of volumes on the Irish in the Civil War published by Fordham University Press.
Lawrence A. Kreiser, Jr., teaches history at Stillman College in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. He is the author of Defeating Lee: A History of the Second Corps, Army of the Potomac (2011).
Robert K. Krick, the author of a dozen Civil War books, has lived on the battlefields around Fredericksburg for 30 years.
Dr. William B. Kurtz is an Assistant Editor at the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities. He is currently working on a book about Roman Catholic northerners during the Civil War era that is currently under contract with Fordham University Press.
Evan Kutzler is a Ph.D. student in U.S. History at the University of South Carolina. He is currently writing a dissertation on the sensory experience of captivity and prisons during the American Civil War.
Ethan J. Kytle, the author of Romantic Reformers and the Antislavery Struggle in the Civil War Era (Cambridge University Press, 2014), is an associate professor of history at California State University, Fresno. He is currently writing a book on the memory of slavery in Charleston, South Carolina, with his colleague Blain Roberts. He can be reached at email@example.com.
Virginia J. Laas is Professor of History at Missouri Southern State University. Relevant publications include Wartime Washington: The Civil War Letters of Elizabeth Blair Lee and coauthor with Dudley Cornish, Lincoln’s Lee: The Life of Rear Admiral Samuel Phillips Lee.
Glenn W. LaFantasie is the author of many articles about Gettysburg and of two forthcoming books: Gettysburg Requiem: The Life of William C. Oates (Oxford University Press) and Twilight at Little Round Top (John Wiley & Sons).
Peg A. Lamphier is an assistant professor in an interdisciplinary program at California State Polytechnic, Pomona. She has published Kate Chase and William Sprague: Politics and Gender in a Civil War Marriage and Spur Up your Pegasus: Family Letters of Salmon, Kate and Nettie Chase, 1844-1873, a documentary edition of Chase family letters that I co-edited with Jim McClure and Erika Krieger. She is currently at work on a Civil War and Reconstruction history text book for Blackwell Wiley and the encyclopedia, Women in American History for ABC-Clio.
Andrew F. Lang is a doctoral candidate at Rice University, where he is finishing his dissertation titled, “Challenging the Citizen-Soldier Ideal: Culture, Race, and the Problem of Military Occupation during the American Civil War Era.” His work has appeared in Civil War History and Southwestern Historical Quarterly.
John P. Langellier received his Ph.D. in military history from Kansas State University. One of his most recent books, Custer: The Man, The Myth, The Movies (2000), treats film and television representations of this flamboyant former Union cavalry commander, who rode to his death at the Little Bighorn.
Connie Langum is the historian at Wilson's Creek National Battlefield and Midwest coordinator for the American Battlefield Protection Program.
>Kate Clifford Larson, Ph.D., is the author of Bound For the Promised Land: Harriet Tubman, Portrait of an American Hero. (Ballantine Books, 2004).
Mark Lause is a Professor of History at the University of Cincinnati, who specializes in social history and social movements of the Civil War period. His most recent books covered the emergence of a tri-racial Union Army on the western frontier and the origins of bohemianism in the same years.
Harry S. Laver, professor of history at Southeastern Louisiana University, is the author of: A General Who Will Fight: The Leadership of Ulysses S. Grant.
Susanna Michele Lee is an Assistant Professor in the History Department at North Carolina State University.
Elizabeth D. Leonard is the John J. and Cornelia V. Gibson Professor of History at Colby College and the author of five books on the Civil War era: Yankee Women: Gender Battles in the Civil War (1994); All the Daring of the Soldier: Women of the Civil War Armies (1999); Lincoln's Avengers: Justice, Revenge, and Reunion after the Civil War (2004); Men of Color to Arms! Black Soldiers, Indian Wars, and the Quest for Equality (2010); and Lincoln’s Forgotten Ally: Judge Advocate General Joseph Holt of Kentucky (forthcoming, 2011).
Wolfgang Lepschy teaches composition and business writing at Louisiana State University. He is currently writing his dissertation in the English Department.
Kevin M. Levin lives in Boston, is the author of Remembering the Battle of the Crater: War as Murder (2012) and maintains the blog, Civil War Memory [http://cwmemory.com]. He is currently working on a book about Governor John Andrew and the raising of black troops in Massachusetts.
Bruce Levine is the James G. Randall Distinguished Professor of History at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is author of The Fall of the House of Dixie: The Civil War and the Social Revolution that Transformed the South (Random House, 2013).
Larry G. Ligget is the co-author, with the late Frank J. Welcher, of Coburn’s Brigade: 85th Indiana, 33rd Indiana, 19th Michigan, and 22nd Wisconsin in the Western Civil War (1999). He has devoted 25 years to the study of the Civil War, and is the managing editor of a scholarly journal.
O. James Lighthizer is the president of the Civil War Preservation Trust, an organization devoted to battlefield preservation. A Civil War enthusiast and former Maryland public servant, he taught Civil War History at Anne Arundel Community College.
Edward T. Linenthal is the author of Sacred Ground: Americans and Their Battlefields, and The Unfinished Bombing: Oklahoma City in American Memory.
Tom Linthicum, a journalist for more than 25 years with a longtime interest in the Civil War, has reviewed a number of books on the subject. He is currently director of organization development and employment at the Baltimore Sun.
William (Mac) E. Little works as a State Budget Management Analyst for the State of Louisiana. He holds graduate degrees in law and public administration and currently is pursuing a Ph.D. in public policy at Southern University.
David E. Long is professor of history at East Carolina University. Trained as a lawyer and a historian, he has authored numerous works on Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War era, including The Jewel of Liberty: Abraham Lincolns Re-election and the End of Slavery (1994).
Thomas P. Lowry is a retired professor of psychiatry. His latest books are Tarnished Scalpels- The Court-Martials of Fifty Union Surgeons, and Swamp Doctor- A New York Surgeon in the Marshes of Virginia and North Carolina.
Eric Love is Associate Professor of History at the University of Colorado at Boulder and author of Race Over Empire: Racism and U.S. Imperialism, 1865-1900.
David Lucander is a Ph.D. candidate in the W.E.B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
John R. Lundberg is an instructor of history at Collin College in Plano, Texas and holds a Ph.D. in American history from Texas Christian University. He is the author of Granbury’s Texas Brigade: Diehard Western Confederates, among other books and articles on the American Civil War.
Joshua A. Lynn is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is writing a dissertation on the political thought and cultural practices of the Democratic Party in the 1840s and 1850s.
Francis MacDonnell is Professor of History at Southern Virginia University. His writing on the Civil War in memory includes “Reconstruction in the Wake of Vietnam: The Pardoning of Robert E. Lee and Jefferson Davis,” Civil War History (June 1994), 119-33. and “The Confederate Spin on Winfield Scott and George Thomas,” Civil War History (December 1998), 255-66. He is also the author of Insidious Foes: the Axis Fifth Column and the American Home Front, 1938-1942 (Oxford University Press, 1995). Francis.firstname.lastname@example.org.
David Madden is founding director of the former United States Civil War Center and creator of the Civil War Book Review. He is the author of many works of fiction, including Sharpshooter, about the Civil War, and the forthcoming collection of essays new and old, The Tangled Web of the Civil War and Reconstruction. David@davidmadden.net; davidmadden.net.
Jack P. Maddex, Jr., is Professor Emeritus of History at the University of Oregon. In The Reconstruction of Edward A. Pollard: A Rebel’s Conversion to Postbellum Unionism (1974), he offered his own essay on the intellectual “Reconstruction” of a different sort of Confederate.
John Majewski chairs the history department at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is the author of Modernizing a Slave Economy: The Economic Vision of the Confederate Nation (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2009).
Matthew J. Mancini is professor and chair of the Department of American Studies at Saint Louis University. His books include One Dies, Get Another: Convict Leasing in the American South andAlexis de Tocqueville and American Intellectuals: From His Times to Ours.
Ralph Mann has recently retired from the University of Colorado, but continues to work on violence and subsistence in Civil War era Appalachian Virginia.
Robert Mann is author of A Grand Delusion: America's Descent into Vietnam (2001) and is chairman of the On-Site Advisory Board of the U.S. Civil War Center.
Chandra Manning teaches at Georgetown University, and is the author of What This Cruel War Was Over: Soldiers, Slavery, and the Civil War (Knopf, 2007) and “Working for Citizenship in Civil War Contraband Camps,” recently published in The Journal of the Civil War Era.
Stephen E. Maizlish, Associate Professor, The University of Texas at Arlington, is author of The Triumph of Sectionalism, the Transformation of Ohio Politics, 1844-1856 and Salmon P. Chase: The Roots of Ambition and the Origins of Reform.
Chandra Manning is Assistant Professor of History at Georgetown University, and is the author of What This Cruel War Was Over: Soldiers, Slavery, and the Civil War.
Aaron W. Marrs is on the editorial staff at the United States Department of State, Office of the Historian. He is currently revising his dissertation on antebellum southern railroads for publication. The views expressed by the author are solely those of the author and are not necessarily the official views of the Office of the Historian, the U.S. Department of State, or the U.S. government.
Anne Marshall is assistant professor of history at Mississippi State University. She is author of Creating a Confederate Kentucky: The Lost Cause and Civil War Memory in a Border State (University of North Carolina Press, 2010).
Jeffrey D. Marshall is Director of Research Collections at the University of Vermonts Bailey/Howe Library. He edited A War of the People: Vermont Civil War Letters (1999), and has written several articles and a historical novel, The Inquest (2006).
John F. Marszalek is Giles Distinguished Professor Emeritus and Executive Director of the Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library, housed at Mississippi State University.
James Marten is professor and chair of the History Department at Marquette University. Among his books are The Children’s Civil War; Civil War America: Voices from the Home Front; and Sing Not War: The Lives of Union and Confederate Veterans in Gilded Age America.
Scott C. Martin is Professor of History and American Culture Studies and Chair of the History Department at Bowling Green State University. His most recent book is Devil of the Domestic Sphere: Temperance, Gender and Middle-Class Ideology, 1800-1860(Northern Illinois University Press, 2008).
Greg Marquis, Professor, Department of History and Politics, University of New Brunswick Saint John. Author of In Armageddon’s Shadow: The Civil War and Canada’s Maritime Provinces (2000).
Matthew Mason (email@example.com) is an associate professor of history at Brigham Young University. He is the author of Slavery and Politics in the Early American Republic (2006), and the co-editor, with John Craig Hammond, of Contesting Slavery: The Politics of Bondage and Freedom in the New American Nation (2011). He is currently working on a political biography of Edward Everett.
Louis P. Masur, Professor of American Studies and History at Rutgers University, is the author of The Civil War: A Concise History (2011) and Lincoln’s Hundred Days: The Emancipation Proclamation and the War for the Union (2012).
Robert E. May, Professor of History at Purdue University, is the author of John A. Quitman: Old South Crusader (LSU Press), a biography of a U.S. volunteer general in the Mexican War, as well as other books and articles touching upon the war including Manifest Destiny’s Underworld: Filibustering in Antebellum America (University of North Carolina Press).
Thomas D. Mays is a faculty member in the Department of History at Humboldt State University in Arcata, California. His previous books include: The Saltville Massacre; Let Us Meet in Heaven: The Civil War Letters of James Michl Barr, 5th South Carolina Cavalry; and Cumberland Blood: Champ Ferguson's Civil War (Southern Illinois University Press, 2008).
Ward M. McAfee is a Professor Emeritus at California State University, San Bernardino, and author of Citizen Lincoln (Nova Science Publishers, 2004).
Spencer McBride is Historian and Documentary Editor at The Joseph Smith Papers.
John M. McCardell, Jr., is currently Vice-Chancellor at the University of the South. He is the author of The Idea of a Southern Nation as well as numerous essays on the Civil War era.
Henry N. McCarl is Professor Emeritus of Economics and Education, School of Business, The University of Alabama at Birmingham. Dr. McCarl has published articles on the subject of Confederate counterfeit currency in Paper Money Magazine and is a life member of the Society of Paper Money Collectors and the American Numismatic Association.
Richard B. McCaslin, the chair of the Department of History at the University of North Texas, is an award-winning author of more than a dozen books, many of them on the Civil War era. His e-mail is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Russell McClintock is the author of Lincoln and the Decision for War: The Northern Response to Secession (University of North Carolina Press, 2008). He is currently at work on a biography of Stephen A. Douglas. He teaches at St. John’s High School in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts.
Charles W. McCurdy is Professor of History and Law at the University of Virginia. He is the author of The Anti-Rent Era in New York Law and Politics, 1839-1865 (2001).
Charles L. McCollum is a former editorial assistant at Civil War Book Review. He interviewed southern historian William J. Cooper, Jr. in the Winter 2001 issue.
W. Caleb McDaniel is assistant professor of history at Rice University. He has published articles on abolitionism in the Journal of the Early Republic, American Quarterly, and Slavery and Abolition and is author of The Problem of Democracy in the Age of Slavery: Garrisonian Abolitionists and Transatlantic Reform (Louisiana State University Press, 2013).
Archie P. McDonald teaches at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas. He directed the East Texas Historical Association from 1971 until 2008 and is the editor of Make Me A Map Of The Valley: The Journal of Stonewall Jackson's Topographer [Jedediah Hotchkiss].
Matthew D. McDonough is Lecturer of History at Coastal Carolina University.
Robert E. McGlone is associate professor of history at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa and the author of John Brown's War Against Slavery (Cambridge, 2009).
Robert Tracy McKenzie
is a professor of history at the University of Washington and is the author
of Lincolnites and Rebels: A Divided Town in the American Civil War
Gordon McKinney is Professor of History and Director of the Appalachian Center at Berea College. He is co-author--with John C. Inscoe--of The Heart of Confederate Appalachia: Western North Carolina and the Civil War (2000) and author of Zeb Vance: North Carolina's Civil War Governor and Gilded Age Political Leader (2004).
Sally G. McMillen is the Mary Reynolds Babcock Professor History at Davidson College. She has written books on southern women and southern religion, on the nineteenth-century women’s rights movement, and is currently working on a biography of Lucy Stone.
George McNamara is involved in the work to rehabilitate the name and reputation of Doctor Samuel A. Mudd. He lectures and has written numerous articles on the subject. His writing has also included subjects, for children, related to the Civil War.
Mitchell McNaylor is a writer living in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Karen Rae Mehaffey is a library director at Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit, Michigan. She is currently finishing a manuscript on mourning rituals and the American Civil War.
Brian C. Melton is associate professor of history at Liberty University and the author of Shermans Forgotten General: Henry W. Slocum.
Russell R, Menard recently retired from the History department at the University of Minnesota. He has written widely on slavery and plantation agriculture in early America. His most recent book is Sweet Negotiations: Sugar, Slavery and Plantation Agriculture in Early Barbados (University of Virginia Press, 2008).
Wilbur E. Meneray
is assistant dean for Special Collections at Tulane University. He is past
president of the Louisiana Historical Association and serves on the board
of the Memorial Hall Museum. He has received the Charles L. Dufour Award for
contributions to Civil War history from the New Orleans Civil War Roundtable.
Virginia Mescher, a social, domestic and food historian, is a 1972 graduate of Virginia Tech in Home Economics specializing in Housing, Management and Family Development, and primary, secondary, and adult education. She has been involved in living history interpretation since 1988 and specializes in material culture and domestic activities. A frequent contributor to publications associated with the Civil War, she writes a column for her website, and has written a number of books, the titles of which may be found on the her website, under the AModern Books@ link. She owns Vintage Volumes, which publishes books and games related to nineteenth century culture.
Chris Meyers is Associate Professor of History at Valdosta State University and is the editor of The Empire State of the South: Georgia History in Documents and Essays (Mercer University Press, 2008).Brian Craig Miller, author of the forthcoming John Bell Hood and the Fight for Civil War Memory, is currently an Assistant Professor of History at Emporia State University. He is currently editing the Civil War letters of Private Silas W. Haven of the 27th Iowa and is also working on a manuscript pertaining to the experiences of Civil War amputees.
James David Miller is Associate Professor in the Department of History, Carleton University, Ottawa. He is the author of South by Southwest: Planter Emigration and Identity in the Slave South (2002).
Jon Miller is Associate Professor of English at The University of Akron. A former editor of The Social History of Alcohol Review and The Social History of Alcohol and Drugs, his edition of T.S. Arthur's temperance novel, Ten Nights in a Bar-Room, is available from Copley Publishing.
Randall M. Miller is Professor of History at Saint Joseph’s University. His most recent book, Lincoln & Leadership, is forthcoming from Fordham University Press in summer 2012.
Richard F. Miller is a Fellow of the Massachusetts Historical Society, author of Harvard's Civil War: The History of the Twentieth Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry (University Press of New England, Fall, 2005), A Carrier at War: Onboard the U.S.S. Kitty Hawk in the Iraq War, (Brasseys, Summer, 2005) and co-author of The Civil War: The Nantucket Experience (Wesco Publishing, 1994).
William J. Miller is the author of Mapping for Stonewall: The Civil War Service of Jed Hotchkiss and is former editor of Civil War Magazine.
Margot Minardi is Associate Professor of History and Humanities at Reed College and the author of Making Slavery History: Abolitionism and the Politics of Memory in Massachusetts. She is currently working on a study of nineteenth-century American peace reform.
Craig Miner was Willard W. Garvey Distinguished Professor of Business History at Wichita State University, where he taught for over forty years. He authored numerous books on Kansas and Native American History including West of Wichita and, with William E. Unrau, The End of Indian Kansas: A Study in Cultural Revolution, 1854-1871. His final book, A Most Magnificent Machine: America Adopts the Railroad, 1825-1862 was published by the University Press of Kansas in 2010.
Scott L. Mingus, Sr. is a scientist and executive in the global papermaking industry based in historic York, Pennsylvania. He has seven Civil War books in print, including his recent The Louisiana Tigers in the Gettysburg Campaign: June-July 1863 (LSU Press, 2009). He is currently writing a fresh biography of Governor-General William “Extra Billy” Smith of Virginia.
Amy Minton is a doctoral candidate in history at the University of Virginia and Adjunct Faculty at George Mason University. She is currently finishing her dissertation, entitled "A Culture of Respectability: Southerners and Social Relations in Richmond, Virginia, 1800-1865."
Mary Niall Mitchell is Associate Professor of History at the University of New Orleans. Her book Raising Freedoms Child: Black Children and Visions of the Future after Slavery was published by NYU Press in March 2008.
Amy Mitchell-Cook is an assistant professor at the University of West Florida. Her specializations include nautical archaeology and maritime history. She is currently working on a manuscript concerning early American shipwreck narratives.
Stephen S. Michot, Ph.D, is a Professor of History at Nicholls State University.
Joe A. Mobley is a former administrator and historian with the North Carolina Office of Archives and History. Currently he is a visiting lecturer at North Carolina State University in Raleigh. His book "War Governor of the South": North Carolina's Zeb Vance in the Confederacy is scheduled for publication by the University Press of Florida in the summer 2005.
Clarence L. Mohr is professor of history at the University of South Alabama. He is a former editor of the Frederick Douglass Papers (Volumes I and II, Yale University Press, 1979 and 1982) and the author of On the Threshold of Freedom: Masters and Slaves in Civil War Georgia (University of Georgia Press, 1986; LSU Press paperback edition, 2001).
Carl Moneyhon teaches at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and is a specialist in Southern history during the Civil War and Reconstruction eras. Relevant publications include The Impact of the Civil War and Reconstruction on Arkansas, 1850-1874 (1994) and "Disloyalty and Class Consciousness in Southwestern Arkansas, 1862-1865," Arkansas Historical Quarterly (1993).
Michael Montgomery, emeritus professor of English at the University of South Carolina, was consulting editor for language in the Encyclopedia of Southern Culture. He currently is working on a book about the Scottish and Irish roots of American English.
Wesley Moody is Professor of History at Florida State College at Jacksonville and the author of Demon of the Lost Cause: Sherman and Civil War History from the University of Missouri Press. email@example.com.
Roy Morris Jr. is the author of Sheridan: The Life and Wars of General Phil Sheridan, Ambrose Bierce: Alone in Bad Company, and The Better Angel: Walt Whitman and the Civil War. His next book, Fraud of the Century: Rutherford B. Hayes, Samuel Tilden, and the Stolen Election of 1876, will be published by Simon & Schuster in February 2003.
Michael A. Morrison is associate professor of History at Purdue University and the author of Slavery and the American West: The Eclipse of Manifest Destiny and the Coming of the Civil War. He is currently working on a study of the Mexican-American War.
Eric J. Morser teaches history at Skidmore College in upstate New York. He is the author of Hinterland Dreams: The Political Economy of a Midwestern City, a book recently published by the University of Pennsylvania Press.
Bob Mrazek is the author of Stonewall's Gold, which won the Michael Shaara Prize as the best Civil War Novel of 1999. His forthcoming novel is called Hooker's Tale.
Earl F. Mulderink III is Professor of History and Director of the Community Engagement Center at Southern Utah University, where he has taught since 1995. He is the author of New Bedford’s Civil War (Fordham University Press, 2012), published in paperback in 2014.
William H. Mulligan, Jr. is an associate professor of history and director of the Forrest C. Pogue Public History Institute at Murray State University. With Joseph E. Brent he edited "Sacred Ground: Preserving America's Civil War Heritage" in the George Wright Society Forum (1998).
Angela F. Murphy is the author of American Slavery, Irish Freedom: Abolition, Immigrant Citizenship, and the Transatlantic Movement for Irish Repeal (LSU Press, 2010). She teaches history at Texas State University, San Marcos.
Barton A. Myers is the Harry Frank Guggenheim Dissertation Fellow and doctoral candidate at the University of Georgia where he is writing a dissertation that examines the intersection of hardcore Unionism, guerrilla violence and military policy statewide in Civil War North Carolina. His first book Executing Daniel Bright: Military Incursion, Racial Conflict and Guerrilla Violence in a Coastal Carolina Community during the Civil War is forthcoming from LSU Press.
Al Neale is Chief of Education and Visitor Services at Pamplin Historical Park and The National Museum of the Civil War Soldier. He is a musician who performs on a variety of period instruments and who specializes in teaching American history by incorporating period music.
Jeremy Neely is an Instructor of History at Missouri State University in Springfield. He is the author of The Border between Them: Violence and Reconciliation on the Kansas-Missouri Line (University of Missouri Press, 2007) and “The Quantrill Men Reunions: The Border War, Fifty Years On,” in Jonathan Earle and Diane Mutti-Burke, eds., Bleeding Kansas, Bleeding Missouri: The Long Civil War on the Border (University Press of Kansas, 2013).
Mark E. Neely, Jr., McCabe-Greer Professor of Civil War History at Pennsylvania State University, won a Pulitzer Prize in history for his book, The Fate of Liberty: Abraham Lincoln and Civil Liberties.
John Neff is an associate professor of history at the University of Mississippi, and director of the University’s Center for Civil War Research.
Megan Kate Nelson is assistant professor of History at California State University, Fullerton. She is currently working on her second book, Flesh and Stone: Ruins and the Civil War.
Paul David Nelson is professor of history at Berea College, Berea, KY, where he has taught for the past thirty-four years. He is the author of seven books and numerous articles and essays on the America Revolutionary era.
Scott Nesbit is the Associate Director of the Digital Scholarship Lab at the University of Richmond and a Ph.D. candidate in History at the University of Virginia. He is the co-director of Visualizing Emancipation, a new map of the end of slavery, http://dsl.richmond.edu/emancipation. You may contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thomas G. Nester is an assistant professor of history at Bridgewater State University in Massachusetts. He is currently completing a book manuscript on the U.S. cavalry’s efforts to disrupt racial violence and enforce federal law in the post-Civil War South.
Jonathan Newell (email@example.com) served as an Army Reserve officer in religious support operations and now is an independent scholar, focusing on the Civil War in South Carolina. He is currently completing a book manuscript entitled “A Service Unobserved: The Life and Times of Colonel Charles J. Colcock, Third South Carolina Cavalry.”
Laura Ng is a former editor of Civil War Book Review.
Kenneth W. Noe is the Draughon Professor of History at Auburn University. His most recent publication is Reluctant Rebels: The Confederates Who Joined the Army After 1861 (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2010).
Albert A. Nofi holds a Ph.D. in military history. Currently employed as a defense analyst, he is the author or editor of some 30 books, several of them on the Civil War, and contributes regular columns to North & South and StrategyPage.
Matthew Norman is an Assistant Professor of History at the University of Cincinnati Blue Ash College
Jonathan A. Noyalas is director of the School Outreach Program of the McCormick Civil War Institute at Shenandoah University, and is an interpreter at the Stonewall Jackson Headquarters Museum in Winchester, Virginia.
Stephen Oates taught history at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and is author of The Whirlwind of War, With Malice Toward None: The Life of Abraham Lincoln, A Woman of Valor: Clara Barton and the Civil War, and other works. He currently is writing a new book on Lincoln.
Mr. E. Rory O'Connor holds a Master's degree in History from Louisiana State University and works as a Flag Writer / Public Affairs for Team Submarine, the United States Navy's submarine research, design, acquisition, and maintenance organization.
Tony O'Connor is president of the Northeast Kingdom Civil War Roundtable and the owner of Vermont Civil War Enterprises, which reproduces old books about the American Civil War.
Kristen Tegtmeier Oertel is associate professor of history at Millsaps College and the author of Bleeding Borders: Race, Gender, and Violence in Pre-Civil War Kansas (Louisiana State University Press).
Jill Ogline is associate director of the C.V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience at Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland.
Larry Olpin is Professor Emeritus of English from Central Missouri State University and is at work on an endless manuscript on fiction of the Civil War from 1950 to 2000.
Joel Olson is an assistant professor of political science at Northern Arizona University. His book, The Abolition of White Democracy, has just been published by the University of Minnesota Press.
Dr. Timothy J. Orr is Assistant Professor of Military History at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. He is editor of Last to the Leave the Field: The Life and Letters of First Sergeant Ambrose Henry Hayward, 28th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. His current research examines Union mobilization.
Victoria E. Ott is an Associate Professor of History at Birmingham-Southern College and is the author of Confederate Daughters: Coming of Age in the Civil War published in 2008 by Southern Illinois University Press.
Mackubin Thomas Owens is professor of national security affairs at the US Naval War College in Newport, RI and the author of the monograph Abraham Lincoln: Leadership and Democratic in Wartime (Foreign Policy Research Institute, 2009).
Robert F. Pace is professor of history at McMurry University in Abilene, Texas.
Dave Page has written articles for Civil War Times, America’s Civil War and other publications and is the author of Ships Versus Shore: Civil War Engagements along Southern Shores and Rivers. He currently teaches writing at Inver Hills Community College.
Beverly Wilson Palmer of Pomona College has edited the correspondence of Charles Sumner, as well as microfilm and book editions of the Thaddeus Stevens Papers (1994,1997,1998) and the Selected Letters of Lucretia Coffin Mott (2002).
Phillip Shaw Paludan was the Naomi Lynn Distinguished Chair of Lincoln Studies at the University of Illinois, Springfield. He authored A Covenant with Death: The Constitution, Law and Equality in the Civil War Era; Victims, A True Story of the Civil War; A Peoples Contest: The Union and Civil War; and The Presidency of Abraham Lincoln, for which he won the Lincoln Prize.
T. Michael Parrish (Baylor University) is a past president of the Society of Civil War Historians. His e-mail address is: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lynn Hudson Parsons is Professor Emeritus of History at the State University of New York, College at Brockport. He is the author of The Birth of Modern Politics, Andrew Jackson, John Quincy Adams, and the Election of 1828, published by Oxford University Press in 2009.
Paul F. Paskoff is Professor Emeritus at Louisiana State University.
Rodger Payne is the author of The Self and the Scared: Conversion and Autobiography in Early American Protestantism (1998).
James L. Peacock is Kenan Professor of Anthropology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is currently working on a study of relations between religious and cultural groups in Singapore, as a Fulbright New Century Scholar, and during the 2003-04 academic year will be a Fellow at the National Humanities Center in Cary, North Carolina, where he will continue comparative study of the global U.S. South.
Jared Peatman is the author of The Long Shadow of Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address, a work that considers the place of the Gettysburg Address in American and international discourse from 1863 through the Cold War.
William D. Pederson is the American Studies Endowed Chair and director of the International Lincoln Center at LSU Shreveport. His most recent edited volume is The Companion to Franklin D. Roosevelt (Wiley/Blackwell, 2011). His email is email@example.com.
Michael Perman is Professor of History and Research Professor in the Humanities at the University of Illinois at Chicago and the author, most recently, of Pursuit of Unity: A Political History of the American South and co-editor, with Amy Murrell Taylor, of the third edition of Major Problems in the Civil War and Reconstruction.
Matthew Perreault is a graduate student at Louisiana State University. He is currently researching horse racing in Progressive Era New Orleans.
Geoffrey Perret is the author of 10 books, mainly in the field of
military history and biography. He is a contributor to American Heritage
and Military History Quarterly. His most recent work is a biography
of Dwight D. Eisenhower.
Thomas D. Perry, the Founder of the J.E.B. Stuart Birthplace, is a graduate of Virginia Tech. He is the author of Ascent to Glory: The Genealogy of J. E. B. Stuart and the upcoming Free State of Patrick: Patrick County Virginia in the Civil War.
is professor emeritus at Cleveland State University and is the author of
a biography of James A. Garfield and, more recently, Winfield Scott.
Julie Pfeiffer is an assistant professor at Hollins University, where she teaches children's literature, British literature, and women's studies. She is editor of the journal Children's Literature, published by Yale University Press.
Christopher Phillips is professor of history at The University of Cincinnati. He has authored or edited numerous books, most recently The Union on Trial: The Political Journals of Judge William Barclay Napton, 1829-1883 (Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2005). His current project is a study of the Civil War on the middle border and its social and cultural effects on regional identity, to be published by Oxford University Press.
Dale Phillips has worked for the National Park Service for 36 years. His assignments have included being an interpreter at Gettysburg, interpretive ranger at Fort Sumter, supervisory park ranger/historian at Chickamauga/Chattanooga NMP, unit manager of the Chalmette (Battle of New Orleans site) Unit of Jean Lafitte National Historical Park, unit manager of the Acadian Unit of Jean Lafitte, and superintendent of the George Rogers Clark National Historical Park. His present position is that of superintendent of the Lincoln Home National Historic Site in Springfield, IL.
Jason Phillips, Associate Professor of History at Mississippi State University, is the author of Diehard Rebels: The Confederate Culture of Invincibility. He is currently writing a history of the future titled Prophecies of Blood: Anticipations of the American Civil War.
Michael D. Pierce retired professor of history at Tarleton State University, is the author of The Most Promising Young Officer: A Life of Ranald Slidell Mackenzie.
Matthew Pinsker is a visiting assistant professor of American history at Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. He is the author of the forthcoming book, Lincoln's Wartime Retreat (2003).
W. Scott Poole is an assistant professor of history at the College of Charleston. He is the author of Never Surrender: Confederate Memory and Conservatism in the South Carolina Upcountry (University of Georgia Press, 2004) and of the forthcoming South Carolina's Civil War: A Narrative (Mercer, 2005).
David Lee Poremba is a librarian/archivist at the Burton Historical Collection, Detroit Public Library and the author of several pictorial works on City of Detroit history.
J. Tracy Power (firstname.lastname@example.org) is an historian at the South Carolina Department of Archives and History, where he is coordinator of the South Carolina Historical Marker Program and co-coordinator of the National Register of Historic Places. He is the author of the award-winning Lee’s Miserables: Life in the Army of Northern Virginia from the Wilderness to Appomattox (University of North Carolina Press, 1998).
Adam Pratt received his PhD from Louisiana State University. He is currently a visiting assistant professor at the University of Scranton. (Winter 2014).Benjamin Price is the author of Nursing Fathers: American Colonists' Conception of English Protestant Kingship, 1688-1776 (March 1999). He is currently working on a book on LSU as a military school.
R. Scott Price, a major in the U.S. Army Reserves, is author of Nathaniel Lyon: Harbinger From Kansas (1991) and The Ghosts of Fort Riley (1998). He has just finished a fictional work on Civil War drummer boys entitled The Shattered Drum, and currently has two other books underway.
Dr. Eldred E. “Wink” Prince, Jr. is a Professor of History and the Director of the Wacamaw Center for Cultural and Historical Studies at Coastal Carolina University.
Gerald J. Prokopowicz is Acting Chair and Associate Professor of History at East Carolina University. He is the author of Did Lincoln Own Slaves? And Other Frequently Asked Questions about Abraham Lincoln (2008).
Joseph Pugh, Lt. Col. US Army (Ret.) is an instructor in the Business Department at Immaculata College in Pennsylvania. His primary interest is collecting Civil War small arms ammunition. He is a member if the Board of Governors of The Company of Military Historians and is a member of several other military history organizations.
June Pulliam teaches courses in Civil War Literature, horror fiction, and Women's and Gender Studies at Louisiana State University. She is also the editor of Necropsy: The Review of Horror Fiction (www.lsu.edu/necrofile).
Sarah J. Purcell teaches history at Grinnell College in Grinnell, Iowa. She is the author of Sealed with Blood: War Sacrifice and Memory in Revolutionary America (2002) and is at work on a book about the politics of public, ceremonial Civil War funerals.
Paul D. H. Quigley, a doctoral candidate at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is writing a dissertation on the ideology of southern nationalism, 1848-1865.
John F. Quinn is a Professor of History at Salve Regina University in Newport, Rhode Island.
George C. Rable George C. Rable is the Charles Summersell Chair in Southern History at the University of Alabama. His book God’s Almost Chosen Peoples: A Religious History of the American Civil War will be published by the University of North Carolina Press in the fall of 2010.
Patrick Rael is Associate Professor of History at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine. He is the author of Black Identity and Black Protest in the Antebellum North (University of North Carolina Press, 2002), and co-editor (with Richard Newman and Phillip Lapsanksy) of Pamphlets of Protest: An Anthology of Early African-American Protest Literature, 1790-1860(Routledge, 2000).
Ethan S. Rafuse is professor of military history at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. He received his Ph.D. in history and political science at the University of Missouri-Kansas City and is the author, editor, or co-editor of eight books, including McClellan’s War: The Failure of Moderation in the Struggle for the Union and Robert E. Lee and the Fall of the Confederacy, 1863-1865.
James A. Ramage, Regents Professor of History at Northern Kentucky University, is co-author with his daughter, Andrea S. Watkins, of the forthcoming book, Kentucky Rising: Freedom, Slavery, and Culture from the Early Republic to the Civil War, scheduled for publication by the Kentucky Historical Society and the University Press of Kentucky in October 2011.
Steven J. Ramold is Associate Professor of American History at Eastern Michigan University (email@example.com). He is the author of three books on the Civil War, most recently Across the Divide: Union Soldiers View the Northern Home Front.
Matthew A. Rarey, who has worked at The Washington Times and USA Today, is recipient of the 2000 Patrick B. McGuigan Op-Ed Award. He currently works for a Chicago investment firm, but given the choice, prefers Gettysburg to Bloomberg.
Rea Andrew Redd is the Director of Eberly Library, Waynesburg University and the author of The Gettysburg Campaign Study Guide, Volume 1 (2012) and Volume 2 (2014).
Nicholas Redding is the Deputy Director for Advocacy at the Civil War Trust, the largest nonprofit battlefield preservation organization in the United States. He is a graduate of the George Tyler Moore Center for the study of the Civil War at West Virginia’s Shepherd University and has been previously employed as a National Park Service interpretive ranger at Gettysburg National Military Park. He is the author of A History and Guide to Civil War Shepherdstown, West Virginia.
Jory V. Reedy is the editor of the Civil War Roundtable of Eastern Kansas's newsletter.
Brian Holden Reid is Professor of American History and Military Institutions and a Member of the Council of King’s College London. He is the author of many books, including The Origins of the American Civil War (1996), Robert E. Lee: Icon for a Nation (2005) and America’s Civil War, The Operational Battlefield, 1861-1863 (2008).
Christopher M. Rein is an Assistant Professor of History at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, CO.
Arthur Remillard is Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at Saint Francis University (Loretto, PA). He is the author of Southern Civil Religions: Imagining the Good Society in the Post–Reconstruction Era (University of Georgia Press, 2011) and the book review editor for the Journal of Southern Religion (http://jsr.fsu.edu).
Lex Renda is an associate professor of history at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Gordon C. Rhea is the author of The Battle of the Wilderness: May 5-6, 1864 (LSU Press, 1994); The Battles for Spotsylvania Court House and the Road to Yellow Tavern: May 7 – 12, 1864 (LSU Press, 1994); To the North Anna River: Grant and Lee, May 15 – 25, 1864 (LSU Press, 1997); Cold Harbor: Grant and Lee, May 26 – June 3, 1864 (LSU Press, 2002); Carrying the Flag (Basic Books, 2004); and with Chris E. Heisey, In the Footsteps of Grant and Lee: The Wilderness Through Cold Harbor (LSU Press, 2007).
Jane Rhodes is an
associate professor if ethnic studies at the University of California, San
Diego. She is the author of Mary Ann Shadd Cary: The Black Press and Protest
in the Nineteenth Century (Indiana, 1998).
Kym S. Rice is the Assistant Director of the Museum Studies Program at The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. Her exhibition work focuses on African American history and includes "Before Freedom Came: African American Life in the Antebellum South."
Wesley Allen Riddle is fellow at the National Humanities Institute and author of recent essays on the Whig party in Humanitas.
Ronald D. Rietveld,
professor of history at Cal State, Fullerton, has written extensively on Lincoln,
the antebellum period, Civil War, and Reconstruction, and the history of religion
in America. He is working on a new study of the Lincoln White House community.
Jennifer Ritterhouse is an Assistant Professor of History at Utah State University and is currently completing a monograph titled Learning Race: Racial Etiquette and the Socialization of Children in the Jim Crow South.
James L. Roark is the author of Masters without Slaves: Southern Planters in the Civil War and Reconstruction and co-author of The American Promise: A History of the United States (5th edition).
Giselle Roberts is a Research Associate in American History at La Trobe University in Melbourne, Australia. She is the author of The Confederate Belle (University of Missouri Press, 2003) and the editor of The Correspondence of Sarah Morgan and Francis Warrington Dawson (University of Georgia Press and the Southern Texts Society, 2004).
William H. Roberts is a retired US Navy commander with a Ph.D. in history from Ohio State University. He is the author of Civil War Ironclads: Industrial Mobilization for the Union Navy, USS New Ironsides in the Civil War, and Now for the Contest: Coastal and Oceanic Naval Operations in the Civil War, to be published in Autumn 2004 by the University of Nebraska Press.
James I. Robertson, Jr., is author of Stonewall Jackson: The Man, The Soldier, The Legend and Alumni Distinguished Professor at Virginia Tech.
Glenn Robins, Associate Professor of History at Georgia Southwestern State University, is the author of The Bishop of the Old South: The Ministry and Civil War Legacy of Leonidas Polk (Mercer University Press, 2006).
Michael Robinson is an assistant professor of history at the University of Mobile. He is currently revising a manuscript entitled “Fulcrum of the Union: The Border South and the Secession Crisis, 1859-1861.”
Stephen Rockenbach is an assistant professor of history at Virginia State University, Petersburg, Virginia.
Thomas E. Rodgers teaches at the University of Southern Indiana. He is the author of a number of articles on the Civil War, including: "Saving the Republic: Turnout, Ideology, and Republicanism in the Election of 1860," in The Election of 1860 Reconsidered, edited by A. James Fuller (Kent, Ohio: Kent State University Press, 2013), 165-192; “Billy Yank,” in Essential Civil War Curriculum (Virginia Center for Civil War Studies, Virginia Tech University, August 2013), http://www.essentialcivilwarcurriculum/;“Billy Yank and G.I. Joe: An Exploratory Essay on the Sociopolitical Dimensions of Soldier Motivation,” The Journal of Military History 69(January 2005), 93-121.
John C. Rodrigue is the Lawrence and Theresa Salameno Endowed Chair in History at Stonehill College. He is the author of Reconstruction in the Cane Fields: From Slavery to Free Labor in Louisiana's Sugar Parishes, 1862-1880 (LSU Press, 2001).
Sylvia Frank Rodrigue runs Sylverlining, LLC, an editorial consulting service, and serves as executive editor for Southern Illinois University Press. She is the coauthor of Historic Baton Rouge: An Illustrated History.
Charles P. Roland is professor of history emeritus at the University of Kentucky.
Renee Romano is Associate Professor of History and African American Studies at Oberlin College. She is the co-editor of The Civil Rights Movement in American Memory (2006) and is currently at work on a new book titled, Justice Denied: Civil Rights Trials and America’s Racial Reckoning.
Julia Rose is a doctoral candidate in the College of Education at Louisiana State University. Her research focuses on the ethics of representations of slave life in Louisiana museums. Rose has been a contributor to the CWBR since 2001.
Charles D. Ross, associate professor of physics at Longwood College in Farmville, Virginia, is author of Trial by Fire: Science, Technology and the Civil War (2000). His second book, dealing with the effects of unusual acoustics on Civil War battles, is due out in spring 2001.
Steve Ross is a
journalist for SpecComm International. In 2000 he worked at the Stonewall
Jackson House in Lexington, Virginia, as the Edmund N. Snyder Graduate Fellow.
He is the author of To Prepare Our Sons for All the Duties that May Lie
Before Them: The Hillsborough Military Academy and Military Education in Antebellum
North Carolina, North Carolina Historical Review (2002).
Sarah Roth is an assistant professor of history at Widener University in Chester, Pennsylvania.
Joshua D. Rothman is Professor of History and Director of the Frances S. Summersell Center for the Study of the South at the University of Alabama. He is the author, most recently, of Flush Times and Fever Dreams: A Story of Capitalism and Slavery in the Age of Jackson, and he is currently working on a collective biography of the slave trading partners who composed the firm of Franklin and Armfield. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
R. Nichole Rougeau is a doctoral candidate pursuing studies in 19th-century British and children's literature at Louisiana State University.
Anne Sarah Rubin is an assistant professor of history at the University if Maryland, Baltimore County. She is the co-author of Valley of the Shadow: The Eve of War (2000), winner of the e-Lincoln prize, and Through the Heart of Dixie: Sherman's March and American Memory (2014).
John M. Rudy is a National Park Service Park Ranger working with the Interpretive Development Program at Harpers Ferry, WV. He also serves as an adjunct instructor of the Civil War Era at Gettysburg College in Gettysburg, PA. Rudy offers research and interpretive theory at his blog, Interpreting the Civil War, found at civilwarconnect.com.
Christopher R. Ruehlen is a Ph.D. Candidate in American history at the University of Florida.
Hugh Ruppersburg is Senior Associate Dean of Arts and Sciences and Professor of English at the University of Georgia. He writes about American literature and film, especially literature of Georgia and the American South. He is writing a book on films about the American South.
Britt Rusert is an Assistant Professor of Early African American Literature and Culture in the W.E.B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies at UMass Amherst. She is finishing a book about African American engagements with natural science in the antebellum period.
James M. Russell is chair of the history department at the University of Tennessee, Chattanooga. He is the author of Atlanta, 1847-1890: City Building in the Old South and the New.
Jerry L. Russell is chairman of Civil War Round Table Associates, which he founded in 1968. A Little Rock political consultant, he has devoted the past 50 years to the study of Civil War history.
Peggy A. Russo is assistant professor of English at the Mont Alto Campus of Pennsylvania State University. She has published articles in Shakespeare Bulletin, The Southern Literary Journal, Journal of American Culture, and Shakespeare in the Classroom. She is co-editor, with Paul Finkelman, of Terrible Swift Sword: The Legacy of John Brown, Ohio University Press (August 2005).
John M. Sacher is an Assistant Professor and Associate Chair of History at the University of Central Florida. He is author of A Perfect War of Politics: Parties, Politicians, and Democracy in Louisiana, 1824-1861, and he is currently researching a book on Confederate conscription.
Sean Salai, editor of The Wabash Commentary, prepared this review while in residence at the Institute for Political Journalism at Georgetown University.
Maureen Stack Sappéy , who resides in Chestertown, Maryland, with her husband and four children, is the author of Letters from Vinnie, A Rose at Bull Run, Dreams of Julia, Dreams of Ships, and Yankee Spy.
Theodore P. Savas is the publisher and acquisitions editor of Savas Publishing Company and an attorney living in Northern California. He is the author or editor of numerous articles and books.
William K. Scarborough (University of Southern Mississippi) is the author or editor of five books and numerous articles on the Civil War and the plantation South. His latest book, Masters of the Big House (LSU Press, 2003) won the Jules and Frances Landry Award from LSU Press, and he was the recipient in February, 2004, of the Richard Wright Award for Literary Excellence for the entire body of his work.
Frank J. Scaturro, author of President Grant Reconsidered, currently serves as Counsel to the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Brian Schoen is Associate Professor of History at Ohio University. He is author of The Fragile Fabric of Union: Cotton, Federal Politics, and the Global Origins of the Civil War and co-editor of The Old South’s Modern Worlds: Slavery, Region, and Nation in the Age of Progress.
Matthew G. Schoenbachler
is a professor of history at the University of North Alabama.
Jane E. Schultz is Associate Professor of English, American Studies, and Women's Studies at Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis. She recently published Women at the Front: Hospital Workers in Civil War America (Univ. of North Carolina, 2004) and is finishing work on This Birth Place of Souls: Harriet Eaton' s Civil War--an annotated edition of one of the last remaining unpublished Civil War nursing diaries.
Marie Jenkins Schwartz, professor of history at the University of Rhode Island, Kingston, writes about the history of slavery and its legacy. Her books include Birthing a Slave: Motherhood and Medicine in the Antebellum South. Readers may contact her at email@example.com.
Loren Schweninger is Elizabeth Rosenthal Excellence Professor at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and the author of seven books on African American history, including, most recently, The Southern Debate over Slavery: Volume 2, Petitions to County Courts, 1775-1867 (Illinois Press, 2008).
Craig R. Scott is a Certified Genealogical Records Specialist who specializes in military records in the National Archives. He is a frequent lecturer on military research methodology at national genealogical conferences.
John Anthony Scott is the editor of the definitive modern edition of Frances Anne Kemble’s Journal of a Residence on a Georgian Plantation in 1838-1839 (1961, reissued 1984) and author of Fanny Kemble’s America (1973).
Ronald R. Seagrave, director of Sergeant Kirkland's Museum and Historical Society, is author of Civil War Books: Confederate & Union, Including Related Titles Ranging from Historical Archeological to Slavery (1995) and Civil War Autographs & Manuscripts (1992).
Richard Sears, Ph.D., Chester D. Tripp Memorial Chair in Humanities at Berea College, is the author of several books on abolitionism and the Civil War in Kentucky, including The Day of Small Things, Kentucky Abolitionists in the Midst of Slavery, A Utopian Experiment in Kentucky, and Camp Nelson, Kentucky: A Civil War History.
Stephen W. Sears is author of Landscape Turned Red: The Battle of Antietam, George B. McClellan: The Young Napoleon, and other noted books.
Philip L. Secrist is associate professor of history at Kennesaw State University and is the author of The Battle of Resaca (1998). His work-in-progress is entitled Tracing General Sherman’s Route from Ringgold to Jonesboro.
James E. Sefton has been Professor of History at California State University, Northridge, since 1965. His teaching fields are Civil War and Reconstruction, World War II, Naval History, and Constitutional History. He has published The United States Army and Reconstruction, 1865-1877, and Andrew Johnson and the Uses of Constitutional Power.
John R. Sellers is historical specialist for the Civil War and Reconstruction periods in the Library of Congress manuscript division. His publications include Civil War Manuscripts: A Guide to Collections in the Manuscript Division of the Library of Congress and Maps and Charts of North America and the West Indies.
Thomas M. Settles is Professor of History at San Antonio College. He is the author of John Bankhead Magruder: A Military Reappraisal, published in LSU’s, Southern Biography Series.
Ben H. Severance is an assistant professor of history at Auburn University Montgomery. He is the author of Tennessees Radical Army: The State Guard and its Role in Reconstruction, 1867-1869.
William G. Shade is professor of history emeritus at Lehigh University.
Donald R. Shaffer is the author of After the Glory: The Struggles of Black Civil War Veterans, which won the Peter Seaborg Award for Civil War Scholarship in 2005. More recently he published (with Elizabeth Regosin), Voices of Emancipation: Understanding Slavery, the Civil War, and Reconstruction through the U.S. Pension Bureau Files (2008). He teaches exclusively online and can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jason Shaffer is Associate Professor of English at the United States Naval Academy.
Walter G. Sharrow is Koessler Distinguished Professor at Canisius College. Much of his research centers on William Henry Seward and the emergence of 19th Century American nationalism.
Barton C. Shaw is Professor of History at Cedar Crest College, Allentown, PA. He is the author of The Wool-Hat Boys: Georgia’s Populist Party (1984), which won the Frederick Jackson Turner Award of the Organization of American Historians. More recently, he and Paul A. Cimbala co-edited Making a New South: Race, Leadership, and Community after the Civil War (2007).Aaron Sheehan-Dean is Fred C. Frey Professor of History at Louisiana State University. He is author of Why Confederates Fought: Family and Nation in Civil War Virginia.
Robert S. Shelton, an associate professor of history at Cleveland State University, has published articles on slavery, race, and labor in the antebellum and postbellum South.
Dana B. Shoaf is the associate editor of America’s Civil War magazine. With Robert G. Carroon, he is co-author of Union Blue: The History of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States (2000).
Dennis Showalter is Professor of History at Colorado College and Past President of the Society for Military History. Joint Editor of War in History, he specializes in comparative military history and the military history of modern Germany. His recent monographs include The Wars of Frederick the Great; Patton and Rommel: Men of War in the Twentieth Century; and Hitler’s Panzers.
Malcolm K. Shuman is a Baton Rouge contract archaeologist and author of 13 mystery novels. Avon Books will release his latest novel, The Last Mayan, in October 2001.
Nina Silber, a professor of history at Boston University, has written extensively on the US Civil War, specifically on topics related to the war’s memory and gender relations. Her books include: The Romance of Reunion: Northerners and the South, 1865-1900; Daughters of the Union: Northern Women Fight the Civil War; and Gender and the Sectional Conflict.
David Silkenat is a lecturer at the University of Edinburgh. He is the author of Moments of Despair: Suicide, Divorce, and Debt in Civil War Era North Carolina (UNC Press, 2011).
Jason H. Silverman is professor of history at Winthrop University and a former South Carolina Professor of the Year. Author of many works on the Civil War, his latest book is a forthcoming biography of General Nathan "Shanks” Evans.
Donald C. Simmons Jr. serves as executive director of the South Dakota Humanities Council and the South Dakota Center for the Book. A former professor of history, he is the author of Confederate Settlements in British Honduras and co-editor of Latin America and the Caribbean in Transition.
Brooks D. Simpson is ASU Foundation Professor of History at Arizona State University.
Lewis P. Simpson is the author of Mind and the Civil War (1989, reissue 1998) and The Fable of the Southern Writer (1994).
Tiwanna M. Simpson is currently completing her first book manuscript of African life and slavery in early Georgia.
Theresa A. Singleton is an archaeologist at Syracuse University who is editor of The Archaeology of Slavery and Plantation Life (Academic Press, 1985),and I, Too, Am American: Archaeological Studies of African American Life (University Press of Virginia, 1999).
Manisha Sinha is Associate Professor of Afro-American Studies and History at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She is the author of The Counterrevolution of Slavery: Politics and Ideology in Antebellum South Carolina (2000) and co-editor of the two-volume African American Mosaic: A Documentary History from the Slave Trade to the Twenty First Century (2004) and Contested Democracy: Freedom, Race and Power in American History (2007). Currently, she is writing a book on African Americans and the movement to abolish slavery, 1775-1865.
Professor Kyle S. Sinisi teaches at The Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina. He is the author of Sacred Debts: State Civil War Claims and American Federalism, 1861-1880 (Fordham University Press, 2003) and a forthcoming article in The Journal of the West entitled, “Getting Lost on a Civil War Battlefield: How Soldiers, Map Makers, and Historians Have Wrestled with the Battles of the Big Blue and Westport.”
Lyde Cullen Sizer teaches at Sarah Lawrence College and was the 2000 winner of the Avery O. Craven Award. Professor Sizer recent wrote a historiographic essay on Civil War women’s history.Richard Slotkin is the Olin Professor of American Studies at Weslyan University, where he teaches interdisciplinary courses on American culture linking literature, film, and history. In July he received the 2000 Michael Shaara Award for his novel, Abe (2000).
Andrew L. Slap is an associate professor of history at East Tennessee State University. He is the author of The Doom of Reconstruction: The Liberal Republicans in the Civil War Era (2006) and is currently working on a social history of African-American soldiers in Memphis during the Civil War and Reconstruction.
David Slay is a park ranger at Vicksburg National Military Park and an adjunct professor at Hinds Community College and American Public University System
Edna Jordan Smith served as a history teacher and librarian in the East Baton Rouge Parish School System.
JaNeen M. Smith has been the executive director of the National Museum of Civil War Medicine in Frederick, Maryland, since 1996. She has over 20 years of professional experience in the museum field specializing in American history.
Jean Edward Smith is the author of Grant; FDR; and most recently of Eisenhower in War and Peace. He is a senior scholar in the history department at Columbia.
John David Smith is the Charles H. Stone Distinguished Professor of American History at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. His recent books include Lincoln and the U.S. Colored Troops (Southern Illinois University Press, 2013), Soldiering for Freedom: How the Union Army Recruited, Trained, and Deployed the U.S. Colored Troops (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014) (with Bob Luke), and We Ask Only for Even-Handed Justice: Black Voices from Reconstruction, 1865-1877 (University of Massachusetts Press, 2014).
Mark A. Smith is an associate professor of history at Fort Valley State University in central Georgia. His book, Engineering Security: The Corps of Engineers and Third System Defense Policy, 1815-1861 (University of Alabama Press, 2009), examines the national defense policy developed and implemented by the Corps of Engineers between the War of 1812 and the Civil War. He is currently working on a study of the political activities of officers in the antebellum Corps of Engineers.
Mark M. Smith is Carolina Distinguished Professor of History at the University of South Carolina, Columbia. His most recent book is Sensing the Past: Seeing, Hearing, Smelling, Tasting, and Touching in History, published by the University of California Press.
Michael Thomas Smith is an Associate Professor of History at McNeese State University. He is the author of The Enemy Within: Fears of Corruption in the Civil War North (2011) and co-editor of This Distracted and Anarchical People: New Answers for Old Questions about the Civil War-Era North (2013).
Jeff Smithpeters recently completed his Ph.D. in American Literature at Louisiana State University. His dissertation examines Civil War novels in the social contexts of the authors who wrote them. He has taught writing and literature at LSU, University of Arkansas, Baton Rouge Community College and River Parishes Community College.
Mark A. Snell is director of the George Tyler Moore Center for the study of the Civil War at Shepherd College, in West Virginia. He is consulting editor of Columbiad: A Journal of the War Between the States.
William A. Spedale, author and historian, is a native Baton Rougeon with a lifelong interest in the American Civil War and World War II. Among his publications are The Battle of Baton Rouge, 1862, Where Bugles Called and Rifles Gleamed: Port Hudson Yesterday and Today, and Heroes of Harding Field.
Lonnie Speer is author of the groundbreaking work Portals to Hell, The Military Prisons of the Civil War (Stackpole Books, 1997) and War of Vengeance, Acts of Retaliation Against Civil War POWs (Stackpole Books, 2002). Currently, Speer has two more books in various stages of publication and Portals to Hell is being published in paperback under the Bison imprint by the University of Nebraska, available now in their Fall/Winter 2005 catalog.
Patrick Spero is assistant professor of history and leadership studies at Williams College. He has published essays and reviews on early American print culture, revolutionary politics, frontier life, and education. He most recently authored a twelve-part series for RealClearHistory.com which can be accessed at: http://www.realclearhistory.com/articles/2012/09/21/presidential_elections_from_adams_to_lincoln_35.html on the presidency from George Washington to Abraham Lincoln, which included video campaign ads produced by his students.
Scott L. Stabler is an assistant professor of history at Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He is currently working on a book on O. O. Howard and has a chapter on the aforementioned in the forthcoming book Soldiers West from the University of Oklahoma.
Rory Stauber is
a Visiting Assistant Professor of Religion at Ohio Northern University.Professor
Stauber is particularly interested in the influence of Tolstoyan pacifists
on the American peace movement. He lives in Bluffton, Ohio with his wife and
daughter, and sails and races every opportunity he can on Lake Erie.
John Stauffer is the author of The Black Hearts of Men: Radical Abolitionists and the Transformation of Race (2002), which won the Frederick Douglass Book Prize and was the Lincoln Prize runner-up. He is Professor of English and the History of American Civilization Program at Harvard University, and is completing a new book, By the Love of Comrades: American Interracial Friendships, History and Myth.
Edward Steers, Jr. is the author of His Name Is Still Mudd and Lincoln: A Pictorial History. He is currently writing an account of the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.
Mark E. Steiner is a professor of law at South Texas College of Law in Houston, Texas. A former associate editor of the Lincoln Legal Papers, he is the author of An Honest Calling: The Law Practice of Abraham Lincoln (Northern Illinois University Press, 2006).
Scott Stephan, Associate Professor of History at Ball State University, has published Redeeming the Southern Family: Evangelical Women and Domestic Devotion in the Antebellum South and is currently working on a study of evangelical newspapers in the Civil War era.
Jonathan M. Steplyk is a doctoral candidate in History at Texas Christian University, specializing in soldier life, the experience of combat, and historical memory of the Civil War. He is currently preparing a chapter on the Battle of Franklin for an edited anthology on the 1864 Nashville Campaign.
William N. Still, Jr. is professor of history emeritus and former director of the Program in Maritime History and Underwater Archaeology at East Carolina University. His publications include Confederate Shipbuilding (1969), Iron Afloat: The Story of the Confederate Armorclads (1971), and The Confederate Navy (1997).
Matthew M. Stith is Assistant Professor of History at the University of Texas at Tyler.
Paul C. Stone is Professor of History at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs and Department of History, University of Minnesota.
Margaret Storey is the author of Loyalty and Loss: Alabama’s Unionists in the Civil War and Reconstruction (2004). Current projects include the edited memoir of a Tennessee Union cavalryman and a study of the federal occupation of Memphis.
Christopher S. Stowe is Associate Professor of Military History with the Command and Staff College, Marine Corps University, Quantico, Virginia. The author of numerous articles and reviews in Civil War history, Stowe is completing a biography of George Gordon Meade.
Steven M. Stowe is Professor Emeritus of History, Indiana University, Bloomington. He is working on a study of southern women diarists, subjectivity, and the Civil War.
Mark Wahlgren Summers teaches history at the University of Kentucky. He has written books about Reconstruction and the Gilded Age.
Craig L. Symonds is professor of history at the United States Naval Academy and the author of eight books on military and naval history including, most recently, Confederate Admiral: The Life and Wars of Franklin Buchanan (1999).
Marc J. Storch is the author of several articles on the Civil War and a co-author with his wife of an essay in the book Giants in Their Tall Black Hats: Essays in the Iron Brigade (1998). They are currently working on a regimental study of the 2nd Wisconsin Infantry.
Walter Sullivan, novelist and critic, is professor if English emeritus at Vanderbilt University. He is editor of The War the Women Lived (1996). His most recent novel is A Time to Dance (1995).
Bob Summer is Southern correspondent for Publishers Weekly and president of the Southern Book Critics Circle. He lives in Nashville.
Daniel E. Sutherland a professor of history at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, is the author or editor of thirteen books about nineteenth-century U. S. history. His most recent publication is A Savage Conflict: The Decisive Role of Guerrillas in the American Civil War (University of North Carolina Press, 2009).
Wiley Sword is a retired businessman and an award-winning author of various books on American history and historical American weapons. His classic study, Shiloh: Bloody April, will be reissued in a new 2001 edition later this summer.
Craig L. Symonds is professor of history at the United States Naval Academy and the author of eight books on military and naval history including, most recently, Confederate Admiral: The Life and Wars of Franklin Buchanan (1999).
Andrew H. Talkov is the Head of Program Development and Coordinator for Virginia’s Civil War at the Virginia Historical Society (Richmond, VA) and co-curator of the Civil War sesquicentennial exhibition “An American Turning Point: The Civil War in Virginia.” He can be contacted at email@example.com.
Harold D. Tallant is Professor of History at Georgetown College. He is the author of Evil Necessity: Slavery and Political Culture in Antebellum Kentucky and is currently working on a book on slavery and religion in the American sectional crisis.
Michael Taylor is History Subject Librarian and Assistant Curator of Books in the Louisiana State University Libraries.
Robert A. Taylor is Associate Professor of History and Chair of the Humanities and Communication Department at the Florida Institute of Technology. His latest book is Florida: An Illustrated History.
Charles Teague is a retired LTC who, in addition to careers in law and ministry, has served the past eleven seasons as an interpretative Ranger at GNMP. Gettysburg@PAonline.com.
Katie L. Theriot, a former editorial assistant at Civil War Book Review, is a copyeditor with Dreamlife.com in Manhattan.
William G. Thomas III, director is the Virginia Center for Digital History at the University of Virginia's Alderman library, is currently co-authoring with Edward L. Ayers an electronic article for the American Historical Review. He, Ayers, and Anne Rubin shared the 2001 eLincoln Prize at Gettysburg college for their Civil War scholarship, The Valley of the Shadow: Two Communities in the American Civil War.
Steven Thompson is a past president of the Twin Cities Civil War Round Table and a former editor of its newsletter.
Susan Thompson, an assistant professor in the mass communication department at the University of Montevallo, is co-author of Fundamentals of Media Effects and Introduction to Media Communication. The Penny Press, a book based on her award-winning dissertation, will be published by Vision Press in 2004.
Robert Tinkler, author of James Hamilton of South Carolina (LSU Press, 2004), is a member of the History Department at California State University, Chico.
Frank Towers is the author of The Urban South and the Coming of the Civil War (2004) and co-editor of The Old South’s modern Worlds: Slavery, Region and Nation in the Age of Progress (2011).
Sean Trainor is a Ph.D. candidate in history and Women's Studies at Penn State University. He is currently working on a disseration that examines the history of men's grooming in the nineteenth-century United States.
Jack Trammell is assistant professor at Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, Virginia. His most recent book is The Richmond Slave Trade. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Steve Tripp is a professor of history at Grand Valley State University in Michigan. His first book,Yankee Town, Southern City: Race and Class Relations in Civil War Lynchburg, was named an "Outstanding Academic Book" by Choice Magazine . He is currently working on a study of the social history of Virginia immediately after Confederate defeat.
Michael A. Trotti, Associate Professor of History at Ithaca College, is the author of The Body in the Reservoir: Murder and Sensationalism in the South and is currently at work on a book that places public execution in the context of lynching and other racial violence in the late-nineteenth century South.
Noah Andre Trudeau is the author of four Civil War books, three concerning the campaigns of 1864-65 and one a combat history of black troops.
Dr. Thomas R. Turner is Professor Emeritus of History at Bridgewater State University where he taught from 1971-2010. He is the recipient of Bridgewater’s V. James DiNardo award for excellence in teaching and the Lifetime Achivement award for research. His most recent book is Not to Be Ministered Unto but to Minister: Bridgewater State University 1840-2010. He can be reached at email@example.com.
Mark Tushnet teaches constitutional law at Harvard Law School. He has written on the legal aspects of slavery, and on the twentieth-century civil rights movement.
Susannah J. Ural is Associate Professor of History at Sam Houston State University. She is the author of The Harp and the Eagle: Irish-American Volunteers in the Union Army, 1861-1865 (NYU Press, 2006) and she is currently writing a socio-military history of John Bell Hood’s Texas Brigade for LSU Press.
Gregory J.W. Urwin is a professor of history and associate director of the Center for the Study of Force and Diplomacy at Temple University. He has written or edited eight books, the latest of which is Black Flag over Dixie: Racial Atrocities and Reprisals in the Civil War.
Gilles Vandal is a professor of history at the University of Sherbrooks. He publishes extensively in 19th-century American history and race. His latest book, Rethinking Southern Violence: Homicide in Post-Civil War Louisiana, 1866-1884, looks at violence is Louisiana during Reconstruction.
Chad Vanderford is an assistant professor of history at the University of Texas of the Permian Basin. He received his Ph.D. from Louisiana State University in 2005.
Frank E. Vandiver was distinguished professor of history at Texas A&M University and author of Mighty Stonewall, Their Tattered Flags, Blood Brothers, and 1001 Things Everyone Should Know About the Civil War.
Remington Charles Vaught Jr.’s dissertation, “Divided by Faith: The New School Presbyterian Debate Over Slavery,” contends that the antebellum biblical polemics over slavery created an indelible divide in American Protestantism.
Caitlin Verboon is a graduate student at Yale University, focusing on post-Emancipation United States history. Her main research interests include the role of migration and urban growth in the emergence of legalized segregation in the American South.
Daniel Vogel is a PhD candidate at Texas Christian University.
Vernon L. Volpe is chair of the History Department at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. His published works include studies of the antislavery movement and the career of John C. Frémont.
Cynthia Wachtell is the author of War No More: The Antiwar Impulse in American Literature, 1861-1914 and a research associate professor of American studies and director of the S. Daniel Abraham Honors Program at Yeshiva University.
Charles V. Waite is assistant professor of history at The University of Texas-Pan American.
Jon L. Wakelyn, is professor of history at Kent State University. Author of many books, he most recently published Southern Pamphlets on Secession (1996) and Southern Unionist Pamphlets and the Civil War (1999). He is at work on studies of the Confederate leaders who turned against the Confederacy, and on the southern loyalists during the Civil War.
Ronald G. Walters is a Professor of History at the Johns Hopkins University. His current research focuses on political extremism in the U.S., 1870-1920, and, in a separate project, the rise commercial popular culture.
Xi Wang is a professor of history at Indianan University of Pennsylvania and Peking University. He is the author of The Trial of Democracy: Black Suffrage and Northern Republicans, 1860-1910 (1997, 2012) and the translator of the Chinese edition of Eric Foner’s The Story of American Freedom (2002, 2013) and Give Me Liberty: An American History (2010, 2013).
Matthew Warshauer is Professor of History at Central Connecticut State University.
Versalle F. Washington is the Professor of Military Science at the University of Dayton and has taught military history at the United States Military Academy and the United States Army Command and General Staff College. He is the author of Eagles on their Buttons: A Black Infantry Regiment in the Civil War (University of Missouri Press, 1999).
Andrea S. Watkins is an Associate Professor of History at Northern Kentucky University. She is the co-author of Kentucky Rising: Democracy, Slavery, and Culture from the Early Republic to the Civil War with James A. Ramage, and is currently researching slavery in antebellum Kentucky.
Harry Watson, Atlanta Alumni Distinguished Professor of History at the University of North Carolina, is the author of Liberty and Power: The Politics of Jacksonian America.
Samuel Watson is professor of history at the United States Military Academy, where he teaches the history of military strategy and operations and senior thesis seminars on the nineteenth-century army and the Civil War. His book Jackson's Sword: The U.S. Army Officer Corps on the Frontier, 1810-1821 was published by the University Press of Kansas in 2012; Peacekeepers and Conquerors: The U.S. Army Officer Corps on the Frontier, 1821-1846, was published in April.
Jennifer L. Weber is Assistant Professor of History at the University of Kansas. Her book is Copperheads: The Rise and Fall of Lincoln's Opponents in the North (2006).
Jeffry D. Wert is the author of Cavalryman of the Lost Cause: A Biography of J. E. B. Stuart.
Emily West is an associate professor of American history at the University of Reading in England. She is the author of Chains of Love: Slave Couples in Antebellum South Carolina (2004) and Family or Freedom: People of Color in the Antebellum South (2012). firstname.lastname@example.org.
Charles Wexler is a doctoral candidate at Auburn University, where he is finishing his dissertation “Palmetto Navy: The Charleston Squadron and the Naval Defense of Charleston in the Civil War, 1861-1865,” under the direction of Dr. Kenneth Noe.
Robert C. Whisonant is professor of geology at Radford University in Virginia. He has written a number of articles on how the landforms and mineral resources of southwestern Virginia influenced Civil War history in that region and beyond.
Ashley Whitehead is currently a Masters candidate in nineteenth-century history and Public History at West Virginia University. She also has worked for four seasons with the National Park Service and presently works as a summer Park Ranger at Richmond National Battlefield Park in Richmond, Virginia.
Tom G. Wicker was a reporter and columnist for the New York Times from 1960 to 1991. Author of Civil War novel Unto This Hour and 13 other books, he lives in Vermont.
Don Wickman is a Vermont historian and the librarian/archivist of the Woodstock Historical Society in Vermont.
Allen Wier teaches in the writing program at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. His most recent novel is Tehano, published by Southern Methodist University Press in 2006.
Frank J. Williams is retired Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Rhode Island and is one of the countrys most renowned experts on Abraham Lincoln. He is the author or editor of over thirteen books; he has contributed chapters to several others, and has lectured on the subject throughout the country. Chief Justice Williams is also the founding chair of The Lincoln Forum an international organization devoted to the study of Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War. He is one of fifteen members of the U.S. Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission, created by Congress to plan and lead the events honoring the 200th anniversary of Abraham Lincolns birth in 2009.
John C. Willis is associate professor of history and director of the Center for Teaching at the University of the South, and author of Forgotten Time: The Yazoo-Mississippi Delta After the Civil War (2000).
Brian Steel Wills is the Director of the Center for the Study of the Civil War Era and Professor of History at Kennesaw State University with numerous publications, including biographies of Nathan Bedford Forrest, George Henry Thomas and William Dorsey Pender, as well as studies of the impact of the Civil War in Southeastern Virginia and the controversial engagement at Fort Pillow, Tennessee.
Carol Wilson is the Arthur A. and Elizabeth R. Knapp Professor of History at Washington College, Chestertown, Maryland. She is the author of Freedom at Risk: The Kidnapping of Free Blacks in America, 1780-1865 (University of Kentucky Press, 1994) and The Two Lives of Sally Miller: A Case of Mistaken Racial Identity in Antebellum New Orleans (Rutgers University Press, 2007).
Douglas L. Wilson is co-director of the Lincoln Studies Center at Knox College. He is co-editor, with Rodney O. Davis, of Herndon's Informants and the author of Honor's Voice: The Transformation of Abraham Lincoln.
Shannon Wilson is Head of Special Collections and Archives at Berea College. With Kenneth W. Noe, he was the coeditor of The Civil War in Appalachia: Collected Essays (1997), and more recently, the author of Berea College: An Illustrated History (2006).
Richard Bruce Winders is a historian and curator at The Alamo.
Kenneth Winkle is Chair of the History Department and Sorensen Professor of American History at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He is co-author of the Oxford Atlas of the Civil War.
Lauren F. Winner is a doctoral candidate in history at Columbia University and the books producer at Beliefnet.com. She is co-author, with Randall Balmer, of a study of contemporary American Protestantism, which is forthcoming from Columbia University Press.
Terrence J. Winschel is a Historian at the Vicksburg National Military Park and is author of Triumph & Defeat: The Vicksburg Campaign, vols. 1-2.
Eva Sheppard Wolf is associate professor of History at San Francisco State University and the author of Race and Liberty in the New Nation: Emancipation in Virginia from the Revolution to Nat Turner’s Rebellion (LSU Press, 2006).
Robert S. Wolff is Professor of History at Central Connecticut State University.
Andrew Wollard is an independent scholar with a research interest in grassroots and populist movements. He received his BA from the University of New Mexico and his MFA from the University of Alabama.
Robert Wood is the park manager at Fort Pillow State Historic Park.
David Woodbury is the author of the Library of Congress Civil War Desk Reference, which Simon & Schuster will publish this year. He makes his home in Northern California.
Colin Woodward is Manuscripts Processor at Smith College. His book on the Confederate army is under review at University of Virginia Press.
Steven E. Woodworth is the author of numerous books on the Civil War, including Jefferson Davis and His Generals (1990) and Davis and Lee at War (1995). His forthcoming work, The Religious World of Civil War Soldiers, is scheduled to appear in fall 2001.
Robert Wooster is a Regents Professor of History at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. His most recent book is The American Military Frontiers: The United States Army and the West, 1783-1903 (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2009).
Gavin Wright is the William Robertson Coe Professor of American Economic History at Stanford University. He is the author of Slavery and American Economic Development (LSU, 2006), the paperback version of which will appear in 2013. Email: email@example.com.
John R. Wunder is professor of History and Journalism at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. His most recent books include The Nebraska-Kansas Act of 1854 (University of Nebraska Press, 2008) co-edited with Joann M. Ross and Nebraska Moments (University of Nebraska Press, 2007) co-authored with Susan A. Wunder and Donald R. Hickey.
Fay A. Yarbrough is an Associate Professor of history at the University of Oklahoma and the author of Race and the Cherokee Nation.
Edwin M. Yoder Jr. is a Washington writer and the author of The Historical Present: Uses and Abuses of the Past and a current memoir, Telling Others What to Think: Recollections of a Pundit.
Jeffrey Robert Young is Lecturer in the Department of History at Georgia State University.
David Zarefsky is Owen L. Coon Professor of Communication Studies at Northwestern University. He is the author of Lincoln, Douglas, and Slavery: In the Crucible of Public Debate (1990) and several scholarly articles about Lincolns rhetoric.
Nancy L. Zens, Ph.D., Associate Professor of History, teaches both Civil War and American Frontier history. Official reviewer for Longman Publishers, for the new Michael Fellman, Lesley Gordon, Daniel Sutherland textbook This Terrible War: The Civil War and Its Aftermath, 2003.
David Ross Zimring is an adjunct professor at Montgomery College Germantown and the University of Maryland Baltimore County. He is the author of “Secession in Favor of the Constitution: How West Virginia Justified Separate Statehood During the Civil War.” West Virginia History: A Journal of Regional Studies 3, no. 3 (Fall, 2009), and is currently working on a study of native northerners who fought for the Confederacy during the Civil War. He can be reached at David.Zimring@montgomerycollege.edu.
Richard Zuczek, Ph.D. is Professor of History at the United States Coast Guard Academy in New London, CT. He was Assistant Editor for six volumes of The Papers of Andrew Johnson, author of State of Rebellion: Reconstruction in South Carolina (1996) and editor-in-chief for The Encyclopedia of the Reconstruction Era (2006).