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)

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; History Book Club and Military Book Club alternate selection; NEH We the People project.

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)

De Wolfe, Elizabeth. “Foreword” to Agnes Parker [Jane Armstrong Tucker], The Real Madeleine Pollard (G.W. Dillingham, 1894). E-book, Lexington (Ky.) Public Library, 2014. (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)

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: 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)

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 (New York: 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 from Southern Historical Association; Jefferson Davis award from the American Civil War Museum. History Book Club and Military Book Club selections.

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)

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. “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

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. 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); winner of the Richards Prize for best article in the JCWE in 2011.

McKnight, Brian. Confederate Outlaw: Champ Ferguson and the Civil War in Appalachia (Baton Rouge, La.: 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); 2015 Jefferson Davis Award Finalist.

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)

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)

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)

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

Sachs, Honor. Home Rule: Households and National Expansion on the Eighteenth-Century Kentucky Frontier (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 2015). (Fellow in FY2008)

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)

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. “Dark Green Religion: Advocating for the Sacredness of Nature in a Changing World,” in The Changing World Religion Map: Sacred Places, Identities, Practices and Politics, vol. 1, ed. Stanley D. Brunn (Springer: New York, 2015), 381–96. (Fellow in FY2010)

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)

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 Stephanie Lang. We would love to highlight your work!