Funding Opportunity: Graduate Research Associates with the Civil War Governors of Kentucky

The Kentucky Historical Society's project, the Civil War Governors of Kentucky Digital Documentary Edition looks to hire three graduate students (at least in the second year of their M.A. in a humanities discipline and with a familiarity of 19th century U.S. history or digital history) to serve as remote Graduate Research Associates for the project between February 2021 and January 2022.

Reminder: Nominations for 2021 John Nau Book Prize in American Civil War Era History due January 30

The John L. Nau III Center for Civil War History at the University of Virginia invites nominations for the 2021 John Nau Book Prize in American Civil War Era History. Titles published in 2020 will be eligible. The $25,000 prize focuses primarily on scholarship devoted to the war itself but is also open to works on the background and consequences of the conflict.

Author Interview--Thomas C. Mackey (Opposing Lincoln) Part 2

Hello H-CivWar Readers:

Today we continue our interview with Thomas C. Mackey to talk about his new book Opposing Lincoln: Clement L. Vallandigham, Presidential Power, and the Legal Battle over Dissent in Wartime, which came out in September 2020 with the University Press of Kansas.

Author Interview--Kenneth W. Noe (The Howling Storm) Part 5

Hello H-CivWar readers,

today we continue our multipart video interview series with Kenneth W. Noe. We chat about Winter Camp and water supplies.

Recently, I had the opportunity to interview Kenneth W. Noe via Zoom. We talked about his new book The Howling Storm
Weather, Climate, and the American Civil War
, which came out in October 2020 with Louisiana State University Press. The interview is broken up so that you can easily use the material in class.

Book series: New Studies in Southern History

Lexington Books, the scholarly imprint of Rowman & Littlefield, is seeking submissions for its book series, New Studies in Southern History, edited by John David Smith, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte. The series editor welcomes proposals for monographs, edited essay collections, and edited historical texts on the history of the American South broadly defined. Book projects should address scholarly audiences.


Titles in the series include:

Author Interview--Kenneth W. Noe (The Howling Storm) Thanksgiving Special

Happy Thanksgiving,

we here at H-CivWar are getting some rest from publishing, and hopefully, you do too. To sweeten this week's many culinary delights, we want to offer you a "small" Holiday Special today from our interview series with Kenneth W. Noe. Sit back and watch Ken reevaluate the commanders of the Army of the Potomac as well as one surprise commander at the end.


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