Books and Essays
I am currently researching material for a book on D. W. Griffith's controversial 1915 silent film on the Civil War and Reconstruction: The Birth of a Nation. This is a work in progress, and it might take a minute to finish. Until then, may I offer you other selections...
Across the Bloody Chasm
My first book - a look at the commemorative efforts of Civil War veterans of both Union and Confederate armies.
Cold Harbor to the Crater
Edited by Gary W. Gallagher and Caroline E. Janney - I offer my take on Confederates' prospects for victory in mid-1864
The Kentucky Register
The most recent of my journal contributions, I weigh in with other scholars on a recent book on Kentucky's Civil War memory