I am working on a regimental history of the 102nd USCT (1st Michigan Colored Volunteers) and would like to know what evidence is available that can confirm whether a soldier was drafted. At least 30 men in the 103nd are listed as drafted. Of these men:
The second NEH Summer Institute for College and University Teachers on the Visual Culture of the American Civil War will take place at the City University of New York Graduate Center from July 7th to July 18th, 2014. Applications to participate are welcome until the deadline, March 4, 2014.
Call for Papers
Tenth Southern Association for Women Historians Conference
Re-membering/Gendering: Southern Women, Historical Tourism, and Public History
June 11-14, 2015
College of Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina
The Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) seeks two graduate interns to work closely with editors and other staff of the Civil War Governors of Kentucky Digital Documentary Edition (CWG-K). Through this competitive internship opportunity, successful candidates will learn the basic principles of documentary editing; assist in the identification, data collection, scanning, processing, and transcription of manuscript documents; and gain expertise in the use of the CWG-K project document control-and-editorial- management application.
The Center for Civil War Research at the University of Mississippi is accepting submissions for the third annual Wiley-Silver Prize in Civil War History. The prize will be awarded to the best first book in Civil War history published in 2013 and is intended to recognize emerging scholars in the history of the American Civil War. The prize is named for two distinguished former members of the University's History Department faculty, Bell Irvin Wiley and James W. Silver.
CALL FOR PAPERS:
“The Hard Hand of War: Civilians and Irregulars in the Civil War”
October 23-25, 2014
Lee Ann Whites (University of Missouri)
Aaron Sheehan-Dean (Louisiana State University)
Indiana Magazine of History, vol. 109, no. 4 (December 2013)
Stephen E. Towne, "The Persistent Nullifier: The Life of Civil War Conspirator Lambdin P. Milligan," pp. 303-354.
Peter J. Barry, "Ex parte Milligan: History and Historians," pp. 355-379.
Justice Steven H. David, "Ex parte Milligan and the Detainees at Guantanamo Bay: A Legacy Lost," pp. 380-394.
Indiana University Maurer School of Law Library
This week Readex announced The American Civil War Collection, 1860-1922: From the American Antiquarian Society. This digital edition of the American Antiquarian Society’s remarkable Civil War materials features more than 13,500 diverse works, including books, broadsides, lithographs, maps, pamphlets, political cartoons, and photographs.
Link to news release on the Readex Blog:
The Filson Historical Society
Filson Fellowships & Internships Deadline:
February 17, 2014