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Virginia Commonwealth University
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American Civil War, American military 1600-1900, medicine, environment, Science Technology and Society, historiography, memory, historical writing, epistemology, social history, intellectual history, mental health, layperson medical knowledge, animals
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Recent Publications


Nature’s Civil War: Common Soldiers and the Environment in 1862 Virginia (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2013).

Selected Articles

“ ‘Notre devoir envers la science”. Médecines humaine et animale dans la guerre de Sécession, 1861-1865”, Le Mouvement Social, 257, octobre-décembre 2016: 47-69. English translation: “Our Duty to Science: Human and Animal Medicine in the American Civil War, 1861-65,” Le Mouvement Social Vol. 257 (October-December 2016): 47-69.

“Jubal A. Early: Model Civil War Sufferer,” J19: The Journal of Nineteenth-Century Americanists 4, No. 1 (Spring 2016): 206-214.

“Military Engagement with Nature in the American Civil War,” South Central Review 33, No. 1 (Spring 2016): 37-52.

Selected Essays

“The 1862 and 1864 Shenandoah Valley Campaigns,” in The Cambridge History of the American Civil War, ed. Aaron Sheehan-Dean (Cambridge University Press, October 2019).

“‘Duty to My Country and Myself’: The Jubal A. Early Memoirs,” in Stephen Cushman and Gary W. Gallagher, eds., Civil War Writing: New Perspectives on Iconic Texts (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, March 2019).

“‘I Told Him to Go On’: Enduring Cold Harbor,” in Cold Harbor to the Crater: Episodes of War in Virginia in 1864, eds. Gary W. Gallagher and Caroline E. Janney (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, Sept. 2015).

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Country Focus
United States
Expertise by Geography
United States
Expertise by Chronology
Expertise by Topic
American Civil War, Environment, Medicine, Military, Science