Briana Weaver

Briana Weaver


  • United States History



  • MA, Sam Houston University, 2018
  • BA, Sam Houston University, 2016

Research Interests

  • 19th and 20th-Century United States
  • Civil War
  • Southern History
  • Ethnic/Gender/Race Studies
  • Social History

Current Projects

  • Graduate Research Assistant for UA Taskforce Studying the History of Slavery and Its Legacies, 2021-2023.

Recent Publications

  • Review of Hood’s Texas Brigade: The Soldiers and Families of the Confederacy’s Most Celebrated Unit by Susannah J. Ural (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Press, 2017), for Southern Historian XL (Spring 2019): 109-10.
  • “The Cabiness Family Lynching: Race, War, and Memory in Walker County, Texas,” coauthored with Dr. Jeffrey Littlejohn, Jami Horne, and Dr. Charles Ford, Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Vol. 22 (July 2018): 1-30.
  • Review of The Army of the Potomac in the Overland and Petersburg Campaigns: Union Soldiers and Trench Warfare, 1864-1865 by Steven E. Sodergren (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Press, 2017), for The Civil War Monitor, February 28, 2018.
  • Review of Faces of the Civil War Navies: An Album of Union and Confederate Sailors by Ronald S. Coddington (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2016), for The Civil War Monitor, November 11, 2017.
  • “Texas Settlement: Deception in the German Hill Country,” West Texas Historical Review 93 (Fall 2017): 46-57.