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American Historical Association
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Material Culture, American Civil War, African American History and Culture, Emancipation, Anti-Slavery Movements, Abolition, Slavery, Gender, Race
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“Cultures of Confederate Military Clothing Production,” in Clothing and Fashion in Southern History, edited by Ted Ownby and Becca Walton. Oxford: University Press of Mississippi, 2020.



war matters


“Fitted Up for Freedom: The Material Culture of Refugee Camps,” in War Matters: Material Culture in the Civil War Era, edited by Joan Cashin. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2018.


80140107882730L“‘Peeled’ Bodies, Pillaged Homes: Looting and Material Culture in the American Civil War Era,” in Objects of War: The Material Culture of Conflict and Displacement, edited by Leora Auslander and Tara Zahra. Ithaca: Cornell University Press.



cwh-63-2-web“The Dress of the Enemy: Clothing and Disease in the Civil War Era.” Civil War History vol. 63, no.2 (June 2017).







“Armor, Manhood and the Politics of Mortality,” in Astride Two Worlds: Technology and the American Civil War, ed. Barton Hacker (Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, May 2016).




Quand l’uniforme fait l’homme libre: 
Les soldats noirs dans la Guerre civile américaine (1861-1865)(In English: “To Look Like Men of War: Visual Transformation Narratives of African American Union Soldiers”) Clio: Femmes, Genre, Histoire 40 (Objets et fabrication du genre), (Fall 2014): 137-152.   

Media Coverage
Country Focus
United States
Expertise by Geography
North America, United States
Expertise by Chronology
17th century, 18th century, 19th century
Expertise by Topic
American Civil War, American Founding Era, Emancipation, Gender, Military, Museums, Pedagogy, Politics, Public History, Race, Rebellion & Revolution, Slavery, Women