Author Interview--Clayton J. Butler (True Blue) Part 1

Hello H-CivWar Readers:

Today we feature Clayton J. Butler to talk about his new book, True Blue: White Unionists in the Deep South during the Civil War and Reconstruction, published by the Louisiana State University Press in April 2022.

Clayton J. Butler is a Marketing and Sales Associate at the University of Virginia Press and a previous postdoctoral fellow at the Nau Center for Civil War History at the University of Virginia. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Virginia.

Call for Submissions: 2023 Tom Watson Brown Book Award

The Society of Civil War Historians solicits nominations for the Tom Watson Brown Book Award for books published in 2022. Publishers are asked to send books, along with a cover letter nominating the work for the Tom Watson Brown Award, directly to the four prize jurors no later than January 31, 2023. Only books published in 2022 will be considered.


Webinar: Bonds of War: How Civil War Financial Agents Sold the World on the Union

An online lecture by Dr. David K. Thomson.

Thomson will speak on his new book, Bonds of War, an in-depth look at how the United States government paid for the Civil War. The sale of bonds across the continent and across the world reveals not only the scope of the war, but the lengths the government went to keep the war machine financially afloat. This online event is free and open to the public. The event will occur via Zoom on Tues Oct 25, 2022. 7:00-8:15 PM ET.

CENFAD Seeks Master’s Applicants Interested in Force and Diplomacy

Thanks to the generosity of Todd Davis (Temple History PHD), the Center for the Study of Force and Diplomacy (CENFAD) funds a yearly CENFAD Emerging Scholar Graduate Award, a scholarship for applicants to the Temple University MA Program in History. The purposes of the award are to recruit and support MA-level students interested in diplomatic and military history and to do so especially among underrepresented candidates, including women.


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