Adam Petty, a doctoral student in the Department of History, has just published an article in the March 2017 edition of Civil War History. The article, “Wilderness, Weather, and Waging War in the Mine Run Campaign,” analyzes the Mine Run campaign from an environmental perspective, and argues that the battle become a model for subsequent campaigns. Congratulations, Adam!
Department of History Doctoral Candidate Adam H. Petty’s article, entitled “Latter-day Saint Beginnings in Alabama,” was published in the July 2016 edition of the Alabama Review. Petty’s article explores the beginnings of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Alabama during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. He examines John Brown’s (not the one of abolitionist fame) role as the first LDS missionary to preach in the state; the growth in LDS church membership despite strong opposition from critics, […]
Doctoral candidate Lindsay Ray Smith‘s article,”More than Paper and Ink: Confederate Medical Literature and the Making of the Confederate Army Medical Corps,” has been accepted for publication in a forthcoming edition of Civil War History. Smith’s work explores the influence of medical literature in the development of Confederate nationalism and vice-versa. During the Civil War the Confederate Medical Department published a number of medical texts aimed at creating an efficient Medical Corps, many of which argued that being a good […]