CURRICULUM VITAE OF MARK GRIMSLEY
Awards and Honors
Fellowships and Grants
The Hard Hand of War: Union Military Policy Toward Southern Civilians, 1861-1865. Cambridge University Press, 1995.
Winner of the Lincoln Prize (second place); featured selection of the History Book Club. Available in paperback.
And Keep Moving On: The Virginia Campaign, May-June 1864. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2002.
b. Edited Volumes
Civilians in the Path of War. University of Nebraska Press, 2002. Co-edited with Clifford J. Rogers.
The Union Must Stand: The Civil War Diary of John Quincy Adams Campbell, Fifth Iowa Volunteers. University of Tennessee Press, 2000. Co-edited with Todd D. Miller.
The Collapse of the Confederacy. University of Nebraska Press, 2001. Co-edited with Brooks D. Simpson. Available in paperback.
c. Articles, Essays, and Chapters
“Surviving Military Revolution: The American Civil War,” in McGregor Knox and Williamson Murray, eds., The Dynamics of Military Revolution, 1300-2050 (Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2001), 74-91.
Chapters 10-14 of Warfare in the Western World: Military Operations from 1600 to 1871, ed. by Robert A. Doughty and Ira D. Gruber. D.C. Heath, 1996.
These chapters have also been published as a separate volume entitled The American Civil War: The Emergence of Total Warfare. D. C. Heath, 1996.
"In Not So Dubious Battle: The Motivations of Civil War Soldiers," Journal of Military History 62 (January 1998): 175-188.
"Introduction," Kenneth P. Williams, Grant Rises in the West: The First Year, 1861-1862 [reprint of Lincoln Finds a General, vol. 3] University of Nebraska Press, 1997.
"Modern War/Total War" and "The Western Theater" in Steven E. Woodworth, ed., The American Civil War: A Handbook of Literature and Research. Greenwood Press, 1996.
"Introductory Essay: The Making of Strategy," in Williamson Murray, MacGregor Knox, and Alvin H. Bernstein, eds., The Making of Strategy: Rulers, States, and War. Cambridge University Press, 1994. (co-author with Williamson Murray)
"Conciliation and Its Failure, 1861-1862," Civil War History, vol. 39, no. 4 (December 1993), pp. 317-335.
"The Pirate and the State: Henry Morgan and Irregular Naval Warfare in the Early Modern World," in Jack Sweetman, ed., New Interpretations in Naval History: Selected Papers from the Tenth Naval History Symposium. U.S. Naval Institute Press, 1993, 29-43.
Gettysburg: A Battlefield Guide. University of Nebraska Press [Bison Books], 1999. Co-written with Brooks D. Simpson.
b. Feature Articles
"Overthrown: The Truth Behind the McClellan-Scott Feud," Civil War Times Illustrated (November 1980).
"Prince John Magruder," Civil War Times Illustrated (September 1982).
"Jackson: The Wrath of God," Civil War Times Illustrated (March 1984).
"Rear Guard at Williamsburg," Civil War Times Illustrated (May 1985).
"On The Edge of Disaster: South Mountain," Civil War Times Illustrated (November 1986).
"Turning the Tables: Cedar Creek," America's Civil War (May 1989).
"The Definition of Disaster: Ball's Bluff," Civil War Times Illustrated (May 1989).
"High Tide at Perryville." Civil War Times Illustrated (August 1992).
"Millionaire Rebel Raider: The Life of Nathan Bedford Forrest, Part 1," Civil War Times Illustrated (October 1993).
"The Great Deceiver: The Life of Nathan Bedford Forrest, Part 2," Civil War Times Illustrated (December 1993).
"Leader of the Klan: The Life of Nathan Bedford Forrest, Part 3," Civil War Times Illustrated (February 1994).
"The Professional Historian and ‘Popular' History," Columbiad: A Quarterly Review of the War Between the States, vol. 1, no. 1 (Spring 1997), 59-71.
"Race in the Civil War," North and South vol. 4, no. 3 (March 2001), 36-46, 52-55.
c. Special Full-length Issues
"Robert E. Lee: The Master General," Civil War Times Illustrated (November 1985).
"A Legend of the South: Stonewall Jackson," Civil War Times Illustrated (April 1988).
"Ulysses S. Grant," Civil War Times Illustrated (February 1990).
"`We Will Vindicate the Right': An Account of the Life of Jefferson Davis," Civil War Times Illustrated (August 1991).
3. BOOK REVIEWS
Reviews published in American Historical Review, Journal of American History, Reviews in American History, Journal of Southern History, Civil War History, H-CivWar, Mississippi Quarterly, Georgia Historical Quarterly, North Carolina Historical Review, Civil War Times Illustrated, and Cleveland Plain Dealer.
"New Approaches to Teaching Military History in Civilian Academe." Organization of American Historians Annual Meeting, San Francisco, April 18, 1997.
"Hard War in the West: U.S. Conduct Toward Southern Civilians and Native Americans in Comparative Perspective." Organization of American Historians Annual Meeting, Chicago, March 30, 1996.
"The Price of Entente: British Troop Commitment and the Salonika Campaign, 1915-1916." Northern Great Plains History Conference, October 5, 1991.
"The Pirate and the State: Henry Morgan and Irregular Naval Warfare in the Early Modern World." Tenth Naval History Symposium, September 12, 1991. B Invited.
"Citizenship, Manliness, and Soldier Motivation." The Ohio River Valley and the American Civil War Colloquium, Cincinnati Museum Center, September 18, 2000
"‘Thieves, Murderers, Trespassers': The Mythology of Sherman's March." Eleazer Wood Lecture, Bowling Green State University, March 18, 1997.
"‘A Single Grand Campaign': McClellan, Conciliation, and the Peninsula, 1862." Lecture at the ROTC Fellowship, United States Military Academy, June 7, 1996.
"The American Civil War Considered as a Revolution in Military Affairs." Conference on Revolutions in Military Affairs, U.S. Marine Corps University, April 11, 1996.
"Union Soldiers and the Persistence of Restraint in War." Lecture at the United States Military Academy, November 15, 1995.
"Fighting A Lost War: Southern Generals and the Final Weeks of the Confederacy." Perspectives in Military History Series, U.S. Army Military History Institute, May 18, 1995.
"The New Chevauchée: Federal Policy Toward Southern Civilians During the American Civil War." Fourth Midwest Military History Conference, November 5, 1993.
a. Undergraduate Surveys
Western Civilization, 1648 - Present.
b. Graduate Level
Studies in American History: The Civil War
Available upon request.
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