Aaron Phillips

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Aaron Phillips

PhD Student (advised by Lesley J. Gordon)

Specialty Fields:
MA – The University of Alabama, 2016
BS – Georgia Southern University, 2012

Research Interests

  • 19th-Century U.S.
  • U.S. South
  • Civil War History
  • Antebellum U.S. Social History

Recent Publications

  • Review of Reconstruction’s Ragged Edge: The Politics of Postwar Life in the Southern Mountains by Steven E. Nash, in Southern Historian 38 (Spring 2017): 101-3.

Current Projects

  • Researching unionism during the Civil War in the southern Appalachian communities, as well as political fluctuations between democratic and republican allegiances in these regions throughout the 19th-century.