Publications By KHS Fellows

Baker, Nancy E. “Kentucky, the Equal Rights Amendment, and Second Thoughts on Sexual Equality,” Register of the Kentucky Historical Society, vol. 113, nos. 2/3 (Spring/Summer 2015): 477–507. (Fellow in FY2010)

Barksdale, Kevin. “Introduction: Kentucky and the Struggle for the Early American West,” Register of the Kentucky Historical Society, vol. 114, nos. 3/4 (Summer/Autumn 2016): 291-302. (Fellow in FY2013)

Bergman, William. The American National State and the Early West (Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 2012). (Fellow in FY2011)

Berry, Stephen. House of Abraham: Lincoln & the Todds: A Family Divided by War (New York: Houghton Mifflin, 2007). (Fellow in FY2006) Book of the Month Club selection (March 2008).

Burge, Daniel J. “Stealing Naboth’s Vineyard: The Religious Critique of Expansion, 1830-1855” in Inventing Destiny: Cultural Explorations of US Expansion (Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2019), 40-55. (Fellow in Fall 2017).

Clemons, Tammy. "What Does It Mean to be 'Young' in the Mountains? Voices from the 'Youth Activism in Different Generations in Appalachia' Oral History Project," Register of the Kentucky Historical Society vol. 118, no.1 (Winter 2020): 19-66. (Fellow in Fall 2017).

Cousins, James P. Horace Holley: Transylvania University and the Making of Liberal Education in the Early American Republic (Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2016). (Fellow in FY2010)

De Wolfe, Elizabeth. “More than a Congressman’s Mistress: Ambition and Scandal in the Life of Madeleine Pollard,” The Register of the Kentucky Historical Society, vol. 115, no. 3 (Summer 2017): 313-348. (Fellow in FY2012)

Donis, Jay. “Imagining and Reimagining Kentucky: Turning Frontier and Borderland Concepts into a Frontier-Borderland,” Register of the Kentucky Historical Society vol. 114, no.3/4 (Summer/Autumn 2016): 463–75. (Fellow in FY2015)

Fialka, Andrew. “Guerrillas in the Archive: Kentucky’s Irregular War through the Governor’s Eyes,” Register of the Kentucky Historical Society, vol. 116, no. 2 (Spring 2018): 209–36. (Fellow in FY15)

Finck, James. Divided Loyalties: Kentucky’s Struggle for Armed Neutrality in the Civil War (El Dorado Hills, Calif.: Savas Beatie, 2012). (Fellow in FY2007)

Fraley, Jill. “Scaled Legislation and New Challenges in Statutory Limitations,” Kentucky Law Journal vol. 101, no. 2 (2012–2013): 233–79. (Fellow in FY2012)

Fredette, Allison. “‘One Pillar of the Social Fabric May Still Stand Firm’: Bluegrass Marriage in the Emancipation Era,” in The Shadow of Slavery: Emancipation, Memory, and the Meaning of Freedom, eds. William A. Link and James Broomall (Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 2015): 93–118. (Fellow in FY2011)

Forney, Andrew J. “Radical Rhetoric, Conservative Goals: The Democratic Society of Kentucky and the Language of Transnational Radicalism in the 1790s,” Register of the Kentucky Historical Society, vol. 114, no. 3/4 (Summer/Autumn 2016): 431–61. (Fellow in FY2014)

Gallman, J. Matthew. The Cacophony of Politics: Northern Democrats and the American Civil War (Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2021). (Fellow in Fall 2016)

Gallman, J. Matthew. "‘What is the case of 'Willie Waller' at Maysville, Kentucky?": The Strange Tale of a Kentucky Rebel," Register of the Kentucky Historical Society, vol. 117, 1 (Winter 2019): 1-37. (Fellow in Fall 2016).

Giguere, Joy M. “‘Young and Littlefield’s Folly’: Fundraising, Confederate Memorialization, and the Construction of the Jefferson Davis Monument in Fairview, Kentucky, 1907 – 1924,” Register of the Kentucky Historical Society, vol. 115, no. 1 (Winter 2017): 39-73. (Fellow in FY2014)

Hagerman, Eileen Michelle. “Water, Workers, and Wealth: How “Mr. Peabody’s” Coal Barge Stripped Kentucky’s Green River Valley,” Register of the Kentucky Historical Society, vol. 115, no. 2 (Spring 2017): 183-221. (Fellow in FY2015)

Harlow, Luke. “The Religion of Proslavery Unionism: Kentucky Whites on the Eve of the Civil War,” Register of the Kentucky Historical Society, vol. 110, nos. 3/4 (Summer/Autumn 2012): 265–92. (Fellow in FY2009)

Harlow, Luke. Religion, Race, and the Making of Confederate Kentucky, 1830–1880 (Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 2014). (Fellow in FY2009); Kentucky Book Award (2015).

Harper, Keith. “‘And All the Baptists Took the Name United Baptists’: The Union of the Separate and Regular Baptists of Kentucky,” Register of the Kentucky Historical Society, vol. 110, no. 1 (Winter 2012): 3–32. (Fellow in FY2010)

Holl, Richard. Committed to Victory: The Kentucky Home Front during World War II (Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2015). (Fellow in FY2008)

Hoskins, Patricia A. “The Freedman’s Bureau in the Jackson Purchase Region of Kentucky, 1866–1868,” Register of the Kentucky Historical Society, vol. 110, nos. 3/4 (Summer/Autumn 2012): 503–31. (Fellow in FY2008)

Humphrey, Thomas J. “Conflicting Independence: Land Tenancy and the American Revolution,” Journal of the Early Republic, vol. 28, no. 2 (Summer 2008): 159–82. (Fellow in FY2007)

Janney, Caroline E. Remembering the Civil War: Reunion and the Limits of Reconciliation (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2013). (Fellow in FY2010); Charles S. Sydnor Award (2014), Southern Historical Association; Jefferson Davis Award (2013), American Civil War Museum.

Jones, Bernie D. Fathers of Conscience: Mixed-Race Inheritance in the Antebellum South (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2009). (Fellow in FY2006)

Jortner, Adam. The Gods of Prophetstown: The Battle of Tippecanoe and the Holy War for the American Frontier (New York: Oxford University Press, 2011). (Fellow in FY2009). James Broussard Prize (2012), Best First Book in Early American History, Society for Historians of the Early American Republic (SHEAR).  

Kendi, Ibram X. The Black Campus Movement: Black Students and the Racial Reconstruction of Higher Education, 1965–1972 (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012). (Fellow in FY2010); W.E.B. Du Bois Book Prize (2013), Northeast Black Studies Association; Best Scholarly Book Award Winner (2012) Diopian Institute for Scholarly Advancement.

Kisat, Courtney. “‘Completely Sold on Birth Control’: Rural Extension Work of the Kentucky Birth Control League, 1833-1942,” Register of the Kentucky Historical Society 116, no.3&4 (Summer/Autumn 2018): 303-334. (Fellow in Fall 2013); A. Elizabeth Taylor Prize (2019), Best Article in Southern Women’s History, Southern Association for Women Historians.

Kutzler, Evan. Living by Inches: The Smells, Sounds, Tastes, and Feeling of Captivity in Civil War Prisons (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2019). (Fellow in Fall 2014).

Lang, Stephanie. “’Titles Must be Perfect’: The Broad Form Deed, Politics, and Landownership in Eastern Kentucky at the Turn of the Twentieth Century,” Register of the Kentucky Historical Society, vol. 113, no. 1 (Winter 2015): 27–57. (Fellow in FY2009).

Lee, Jacob. Masters of the Middle Waters: Indian Nations and Colonial Ambitions along the Mississippi (Cambridge, MA.: The Belknap Press of Harvard University, 2019). (Fellow in FY 2010) 

Lee, Jacob. “Unionism, Emancipation, and the Origins of Kentucky’s Confederate Identity,” Register of the Kentucky Historical Society, vol. 111, no. 2 (Spring 2013): 199–233. (Fellow in FY2010); Richard H. Collins Award (2013), Kentucky Historical Society.

Lewis, Patrick A. “‘All Men of Decency Ought to Quit the Army’: Benjamin F. Buckner, Manhood, and Proslavery Unionism in Kentucky,” Register of the Kentucky Historical Society 107, no. 4 (Autumn 2009): 513–50. (Fellow in FY2009)

Lewis, Patrick A. “The Democratic Partisan Militia and the Black Peril: The Kentucky Militia, Racial Violence, and the Fifteenth Amendment, 1870–73,” Civil War History, vol. 56, no. 2 (June 2010): 145–74. (Fellow in FY2009)

Lewis, Patrick A. For Slavery and Union: Benjamin Buckner and Kentucky Loyalties in the Civil War (Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2015). (Fellow in FY2009)

Marshall, Anne E. "A Sisters' War": Kentucky Women and Their Civil War Diaries," Register of the Kentucky Historical Society, vol. 100, nos. 3/4 (Summer/Autumn 2012). (Fellow in FY2008)

Marshall, Anne E. Creating a Confederate Kentucky: The Lost Cause and Civil War Memory in a Border State (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2010). (Fellow in FY2008)

Marshall, Anne E. “The 1906 Uncle Tom’s Cabin and Politics of Race and Memory in Early Twentieth Century Kentucky,” Journal of Civil War Era vol. 1, no. 3 (September 2011): 368–93. (Fellow in FY2008); Richards Prize (2011) for best article in the Journal of the Civil War Era.

McKnight, Brian. Confederate Outlaw: Champ Ferguson and the Civil War in Appalachia (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2011). (Fellow in FY2011); Tennessee History Book Award (2012).

Miller, Brian Craig. Empty Sleeves: Amputation in the Civil War South (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2015). (Fellow in FY2010); Jefferson Davis Award Finalist (2015).

Miller, Sarah E. “‘Foolish Young Men’ and the Contested Ohio Territory, 1783–1795,” in Contested Territories: Native Americans and Europeans in the Lower Great Lakes 1750–1850, ed. Charles Beatty Medina and Melissa Rinehart (East Lansing: Michigan State University, 2012): 35–54. (Fellow in FY2007)

Nicholson, James C. The Kentucky Derby: How the Run for the Roses Became America’s Premier Sporting Event (Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2012). (Fellow in FY2011); Kentucky Literary Award for Non-Fiction (2012); Kentucky History Book Award (2012).

Orihel, Michelle. “‘Mississippi Mad’: The Kentucky Democratic Society and the Sectional Politics of Navigation Rights,” Register of the Kentucky Historical Society, vol. 114, nos. 3/4 (Summer/Autumn 2016): 371–98. (Fellow in FY2008)

Patrick, Andrew P. “Birth of the Bluegrass: Ecological Transformations in Central Kentucky to 1810,” Register of the Kentucky Historical Society, vol. 115, no. 2 (Spring 2017): 155-182. (Fellow in FY2015)

Patrick, Andrew P. “Hemp & Henry Clay: Binding the Bluegrass to the World,” Register of the Kentucky Historical Society 117, no. 1 (Winter 2019): 39-55. (Fellow in FY2015). 

Pearson, Joseph. The Whigs’ America: Middle-Class Political Thought in the Age of Jackson and Clay (Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2020). (Fellow in Fall 2015). 

Peyton, Caroline. “Kentucky’s “Atomic Graveyard”: Maxey Flats and Environmental Inequity in Rural America,” Register of the Kentucky Historical Society, vol. 115, no. 2 (Spring 2017): 223-263. (Fellow in FY2015). Alice Hamilton Prize for best article published outside of Environmental History (2017), American Society for Environmental History.

Phillips, Christopher. The Civil War in the Border South (New York: Prager, 2013). (Fellow in FY2006)

Phillips, Christopher. The River Ran Backward: The Civil War and the Remaking of the American Middle Border (New York: Oxford University Press, 2016). (Fellow in FY2006)

Purcell, Aaron. "Seeing Red in the Bluegrass: The Kentucky Un-American Activities Committee and Conservatism in the Late 1960s," Register of the Kentucky Historical Society vol. 117, no. 1 (Winter 2019): 57-93. (Fellow in Spring 2019).

Sachs, Honor. Home Rule: Households and National Expansion on the Eighteenth-Century Kentucky Frontier (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2015). (Fellow in FY2008); Armitage-Jameson Prize (2016), sponsored by the Coalition for Western Women's History; Kentucky Book Prize (2016), Kentucky Historical Society.

Smith, Blair M. “‘Them That Ain’t Cowards Follow Me’: Leadership in Early Kentucky and the Contests for Collective Approval,” Register of the Kentucky Historical Society, vol. 114, no. 2 (Spring 2016): 135–61. (Fellow in FY2011)

Smith, Matthew D. “Barton Warren Stone: Revisiting Revival in the Early Republic,” Register of the Kentucky Historical Society 111, no. 2 (Spring 2013): 161–198. (Fellow in FY2009)

Smith, Miles. “‘Turning Up Their Noses at the Colonel’: Eastern Aristocracy, Western Democracy, and Richard Mentor Johnson,” Register of the Kentucky Historical Society, vol. 111, no. 4 (Autumn 2013): 525–61. (Fellow in FY2012)

Stanley, Matthew. The Loyal West: War and Reunion in Middle America (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2016). (Fellow in FY2011).

Stith, Matthew M. Extreme Civil War: Guerilla Warfare, Environment, and Race on the Trans-Mississippi Frontier (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2016). (Fellow in FY2014)

Streater, Kristen. “‘Not Much a Friend to Traiters no Matter How Beautiful’: The Union Military and Confederate Women in Civil War Kentucky,” in Sister States, Enemy States: The Civil War in Kentucky and Tennessee, ed. Kent Dollar, Larry Whiteaker, and W. Calvin Dickinson (Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2009), 245–65. (Fellow in FY2008)

Stearns, Susan Gaunt. “Borderland Diplomacy: Western Elites and the ‘Spanish Conspiracy,” Register of the Kentucky Historical Society Vol. 114, no. 3/4 (Summer/Autumn 2016): 371–98. (Fellow in FY2010)

Thompson, Antonio. Men in German Uniform: POWS in America during World War II (Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2010). (Fellow in FY2007)

Witt, Joseph D. Religion and Resistance in Appalachia: Faith and the Fight Against Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining (Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2016). (Fellow in FY2010)

Witt, Joseph D. “The ‘Book of Mamaw’: Religion, Representation, and Hillbilly Elegy,” Register of the Kentucky Historical Society 118, no.1 (Winter 2020): 135-162.

Wolnisty, Claire. A Different Manifest Destiny: U.S. Southern Identity and Citizenship in Nineteenth-Century South America (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2020). (Fellow in Fall 2014).

 

If you are a past fellow and have published an article, monograph, or other scholarly production based on research completed during your fellowship visit, please send the citation information to Daniel Burge. We would love to highlight your work!