Recent Books by Tucker Fellows

James Hill “Trae” Welborn III. Dueling Cultures, Damnable Legacies: Southern Violence and White Supremacy in the Civil War Era. (University of Virginia Press, 2023)

James C. Cobb. C. Vann Woodward: America’s Historian. (University of North Carolina Press, 2022)

Orville Vernon Burton & Armand Derfner. Justice Deferred: Race and the Supreme Court. (Harvard University Press, 2021)

Matthew C. Hulbert & Matthew E. Stanley, eds. Martial Culture, Silver Screen: War Movies and the Construction of American Identity. (Louisiana State University Press, 2020)

James O. Farmer, Jr., ed. An Edgefield Planter and His World: The 1840s Journals of Whitfield Brooks. (Mercer University Press, 2019)

Matthew C. Hulbert & John C. Inscoe, eds. Writing History with Lightning: Cinematic Representations of Nineteenth-Century America. (Louisiana State University Press, 2019)

Ansley L. Quiros. God with Us: Lived Theology and the Freedom Struggle in Americus, Georgia, 1942-1976. (University of North Carolina Press, 2018)

Judith Giesberg & Randall M. Miller, eds.  Women and the American Civil War: North-South Counterpoints. (Kent State University Press, 2018).

Larry T. McDonnell. Performing Disunion: The Coming of the Civil War in Charleston, South Carolina. (Cambridge University Press, 2018)

John Mayfield and Todd Hagstette, eds. The Field of Honor: Essays on Southern Character & American Identity. (University of South Carolina Press, 2017)

Matthew C. Hulbert. The Ghosts of Guerrilla Memory: How Civil War Bushwhackers Became Gunslingers in the America West. (University of Georgia Press, 2016)

Joseph M. Beilein & Matthew C. Hulbert, eds. The Civil War Guerrilla: Unfolding the Black Flag in History, Memory, and Myth. (University Press of Kentucky, 2015)

Louis Ferleger and John Metz.  Cultivating Success in the South: Farm Households in the Postbellum Era. (Cambridge Studies on the American South, 2014)

Fred C. Smith. Trouble in Goshen: Plain Folk, Roosevelt, Jesus, and Marx in the Great Depression South. (University of Mississippi Press, 2014)

Kathleen Hilliard. Masters, Slaves, and Exchange: Power’s Purchase in the Old South. (Cambridge Studies on the American South, 2013)

Call for Updates

Please submit any recent (last five years) book publication information to James “Trae” Welborn via email at to have it included in the “Recent Books by Tucker Fellows” section.

Call for Proposals

Proposals to host future annual meetings are now being accepted. Please provide a budget of anticipated expenses, including the conference rate for hotel rooms, when submitting your proposal to James “Trae” Welborn via email at

Selections will be announced at the annual business meeting.