- PhD, The University of Georgia, 1995
- Southern History
- American Civil War
Chapters in Edited Works
- “‘These Zouaves will never support us’: Cowardice, Congress and the First Battle of Bull Run.’” In Congress and the People’s Contest: The Conduct of the Civil War, eds Donald Kennon and Paul Finkleman (Athens, OH: Ohio University Press, 2018): 59-80.
- “Ira Forbes’ War,” in Weirding the War:New Perspectives on the Civil War Era, eds. Stephen Berry and Amy Murrell Taylor (Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 2011).
- “‘I Never Was a Coward’: Questions of Bravery in a Civil War Regiment,” in More than a Contest of Armies: Essays on the Civil War Era, eds. James Marten and A. Kristen Foster (Kent, OH: Kent State University Press, 2008): 144-74.
- “Courting Nationalism: The Wartime Letters of Robert G. Mitchell and Amaretto Fondren,” in Inside the Confederate Nation: Essays in Honor of Emory M. Thomas, eds. Lesley J. Gordon and John C. Inscoe (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2005): 188-208.
- “‘Surely They Remember Me’: The 16th Connecticut in War, Captivity and Public Memory,” in Union Soldiers and the Northern Homefront; Wartime Experiences, Postwar Adjustments, eds. Paul A. Cimbala and Randall Miller (Bronx, NY: Fordham University Press, 2002): 327-360.
- “‘I Could Not Make Him Do As I Wished’: The Failed Relationship of William S. Rosecrans and Ulysses S. Grant,” in Grant’s Lieutenants: From Cairo to Vicksburg, ed. Steven E. Woodworth (Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2001): 109-27.