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Faculty

Instructor

 

Dr. Timothy B. Smith

Lecturer

tims@utm.edu

 

Degrees:

Ph.D., Mississippi State University, 2001

M.A., University of Mississippi, 1997

B.A., University of Mississippi, 1996

 

Publications:

Books:

 

Shiloh: Conquer or Perish. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, under contract, manuscript due 2016.

 

The Mississippi Secession Convention: Delegates and Deliberations in Politics and War, 1861-1865. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, forthcoming 2014.

 

Rethinking Shiloh: Myth and Memory. Knoxville: The University of Tennessee Press, 2013.

 

Corinth 1862: Siege, Battle, Occupation. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2012.

 

James Z. George: Mississippi's Great Commoner. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2012.

 

Mississippi in the Civil War: The Home Front (Mississippi Heritage Series). Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2010.

 

A Chickamauga Memorial: The Establishment of America’s First Civil War National Military Park. Knoxville: The University of Tennessee Press, 2009.

 

The Golden Age of Battlefield Preservation: The Decade of the 1890s and the Establishment of America’s First Five Military Parks. Knoxville: The University of Tennessee Press, 2008.

 

The Untold Story of Shiloh: The Battle and Battlefield. Knoxville: The University of Tennessee Press, 2006.

 

Champion Hill: Decisive Battle for Vicksburg. New York: Savas Beatie, 2004.

 

This Great Battlefield of Shiloh: History, Memory, and the Establishment of a Civil War National Military Park. Knoxville: The University of Tennessee Press, 2004.

 

Edited Volumes:

 

Shiloh and the Western Campaign of 1862. With Edward Cunningham and Gary D. Joiner. New York: Savas Beatie, 2007.

 

New Introductions to Reprints:

 

Kountz, John S. Record of the Organizations Engaged in the Campaign, Siege, and Defense of Vicksburg. Knoxville: The University of Tennessee Press, forthcoming.

 

Boynton, Henry V. The Battles of Chickamauga and Chattanooga and the Organizations Engaged. Knoxville: The University of Tennessee Press, 2010.

 

Reed, David W. The Battle of Shiloh and the Organizations Engaged. Knoxville: The University of Tennessee Press, 2008.

 

Chapters in Books:

 

“Big Black River Bridge.” In Vicksburg: Mississippi Blitzkrieg, May 1863, edited by Steven E. Woodworth. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, forthcoming.

 

“A Chattanooga Plan: The Gateway City’s Critical Role in Civil War Battlefield Preservation.” In The Chattanooga Campaign, edited by Steven E. Woodworth. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, forthcoming.

 

“To Conquer or Perish: The Last Hours of Albert Sidney Johnston.” In Confederate Generals in the Western Theater: An Anthology, Volume 2, edited by Larry Hewitt and Art Bergeron. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, forthcoming.

 

“Henry Van Ness Boynton and Chickamauga: The Pillars of the Modern Military Park Movement.” In The Chickamauga Campaign, edited by Steven E. Woodworth. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2010.

 

“Anatomy of an Icon: Shiloh’s Hornet’s Nest in Civil War Memory.” In The Shiloh Campaign, edited by Steven E. Woodworth. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2009.

 

“The Civilians of Shiloh.” In From the River’s Edge: A Collection of Stories and Poems by Hardin County Writers, edited by Norma Boyd, Patty Majors, and Bobby King. Jackson: Main Street Publishing, Inc., 2007.

 

Articles:

 

“Jackson: The Capital City and the Civil War.” Mississippi History Now. Online Edition. (Jackson: Mississippi Historical Society, April 2010).

 

“Mississippi Nightmare.” Civil War Times 48, no. 4 (August 2009): 54-58.

 

“Shiloh’s False Hero.” Civil War Times 47, no. 6 (December 2008): 28-35.

 

“Civil War Corinth: At the Crossroads of History.” Mississippi History Now. Online Edition. (Jackson: Mississippi Historical Society, October 2008).

 

“The Forgotten Inhabitants of Shiloh: A Case Study in a Civilian-Government Relationship.” Tennessee Historical Quarterly, vol. 67, no. 1 (Spring 2008): 36-55.

 

“Why Lew Was Late.” Civil War Times 46, no. 10 (January 2008): 30-37. 

 

“The Politics of Battlefield Preservation: David B. Henderson and the National Military Parks.” Annals of Iowa, 66 (Summer-Fall 2007): 293-320.

 

“A Case Study in Change: The New Deal’s Effect on Shiloh National Military Park.” Tennessee Historical Quarterly, vol. 66, no. 2 (Summer 2007): 126-143.

 

“Victory At Any Cost: The Yazoo Pass Expedition.” Journal of Mississippi History, vol. 67, no. 2 (Summer 2007): 147-166.

 

“A Loss of Innocence at Shiloh.” With Edward Cunningham and Gary D. Joiner. Civil War Times 46, no. 4 (June 2007): 44-51.

 

Shiloh: Portrait of a Battle: Fifty Years Later.” Tennessee Historical Quarterly, vol. 65, no. 2 (Summer 2006): 147-161.

 

“Black Soldiers and the CCC at Shiloh National Military Park.” CRM: The Journal of Heritage Stewardship vol. 3, no. 2 (Summer 2006): 73-84.

 

“Myths of Shiloh.” America’s Civil War (May 2006): 30-36, 71.

 

“Civil War Battlefield Preservation in Tennessee: A Nashville National Military Park Case Study.” Tennessee Historical Quarterly, vol. 64, no. 3 (2005): 236-247.

 

“’Gallant and Invaluable Service:’” The United States Navy at the Battle of Shiloh. The West Tennessee Historical Society Papers, vol. 58 (2004): 32-54.

 

“’A Siege From the Start:’ The Spring 1862 Campaign against Corinth, Mississippi.” Journal of Mississippi History, vol. 66, no. 4 (2004): 403-424.

 

“DeLong Rice: Shiloh’s Poet Preservationist.” Tennessee Historical Quarterly, vol. 63, no. 2 (2004): 128-143.

 

“David W. Reed: The Father of Shiloh National Military Park.” Annals of Iowa, vol. 62, no 3 (2003): 333-359.

 

“Historians and the Battle of Shiloh: One Hundred and Forty Years of Controversy.” Tennessee Historical Quarterly, vol. 62, no. 4 (2003): 332-353.

 

“’The Handsomest Cemetery in the South:’ Shiloh National Cemetery.” The West Tennessee Historical Society Papers, vol. 56 (2002): 1-16.

 

 “The Forgotten Battle of Davis’ Bridge.” North and South, vol. 2, no. 5 (June 1999): 68-79.

 

Encyclopedia Entries:

 

“Caludius Wistar Sears.” Mississippi Encyclopedia. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, forthcoming.

 

“David Bremner Henderson.” The Biographical Dictionary of Iowa. (Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 2008), 227-228.

 

“Battlefield Preservation.” Encyclopedia Virginia. Online Edition. (Charlottesville: Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, 2008).

 

“Antietam National Battlefield.” Gale Library of American Life: American Civil War. Steven E. Woodworth, editor. Farmington Hills: Thomson Gale, 2008, 267-269.

 

“Blue-Gray Reunions.” Gale Library of American Life: American Civil War. Steven E. Woodworth, editor. Farmington Hills: Thomson Gale, 2008, 274-276.

 

“Decoration and Memorial Days.” Gale Library of American Life: American Civil War. Steven E. Woodworth, editor. Farmington Hills: Thomson Gale, 2008, 244-246.

 

“Battlefield Sites.” Gale Library of American Life: American Civil War. Steven E. Woodworth, editor. Farmington Hills: Thomson Gale, 2008, 247-251.

 

“National Cemeteries.” Gale Library of American Life: American Civil War. Steven E. Woodworth, editor. Farmington Hills: Thomson Gale, 2008, 269-272.

 

“Shiloh National Military Park.” Gale Library of American Life: American Civil War. Steven E. Woodworth, editor. Farmington Hills: Thomson Gale, 2008, 257-260.

 

“Wartime Commemoration and Monuments.” Gale Library of American Life: American Civil War. Steven E. Woodworth, editor. Farmington Hills: Thomson Gale, 2008, 251-254.

 

“Davis Bridge.” Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture, Online Edition. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2007.

 

“Army of Mississippi.” with Malcolm Muir, Encyclopedia of the American Civil War 5 vols. Denver: ABC-CLIO, 2000, 1: 83-85.

 

“Meridian Campaign.” Encyclopedia of the American Civil War 5 vols. Denver: ABC-CLIO, 2000, 3: 1323-1324.

 

“Mississippi.” Encyclopedia of the American Civil War 5 vols. Denver: ABC-CLIO, 2000, 3: 1339-1340.

 

“Alexander Peter Stewart.” Encyclopedia of the American Civil War 5 vols. Denver: ABC-CLIO, 2000, 4: 1864-1865.

 

“Yazoo Pass Expedition.” Encyclopedia of the American Civil War 5 vols. Denver: ABC-CLIO, 2000, 4: 2160-2161.

 

Grants, Honors, and Awards:

 

2010-2011 University of Tennessee at Martin Faculty Research Grant

 

2009-2010 University of Tennessee at Martin Online Teacher of the Year

 

2007-2008 Iowa State Historical Society Research Grant

 

2007 Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History Fellowship

 

2007 Shiloh and the Western Campaign of 1862 a main selection of the History Book Club and an alternate selection of the Military Book Club and the Book of the Month Club

 

2005-2006 Iowa State Historical Society Research Grant

 

2005 Champion Hill an alternate selection of the History Book Club and the Military Book Club

 

2004 Champion Hill winner of 2004 Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters Nonfiction Book Award

 

2002 “’The Handsomest Cemetery in the South:’ Shiloh National Cemetery” winner of the 2002 Marshall Wingfield Award for best article in the West Tennessee Historical Society Papers

 

 

 

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322 Humanities Building

Martin, TN 38238

Ph:

(731) 881-7470

Fax:

(731) 881-7584

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David Coffey, Chair