Barton Myers

Historian & Author

Selected Articles & Book Chapters

"'A Martyr in the Cause of Liberty': The Death and Burial of John Rodgers Meigs," in Brian Jordan and Jonathan White eds., Final Resting Places: Reflections on the Meaning of Civil War Graves (Athens, GA: Univ. of Georgia Press, 2023).

“What If Robert E. Lee Had Waged a Guerrilla War with his Army of Northern Virginia in April 1865?” in Chris Mackowski and Brian Matthew Jordan eds., The Great “What Ifs” of the American Civil War: Historians Tackle the Conflict’s Most Intriguing Possibilities (El Dorado Hills, CA: Savas Beatie Publishers, 2022).

“The Battle of Fredericksburg: Military Occupation and Urban Combat” in Lorien Foote and Earl Hess eds., The Oxford Handbook of the American Civil War (New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2021).

“Guerrilla Wars,” Aaron Sheehan-Dean ed., The Cambridge History of the American Civil War (New York: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2019).

“’I would not dissolve this union if the people should make the devil President’: Rev. Dr. George Junkin and Lexington, Virginia in Peace and Civil War” in Southern Communities: Identity, Conflict, and Memory in the American South (Spring 2019).

“Kentucky and the Origins of the Confederate Partisan Ranger Service” in Ohio Valley History (Fall 2018).

“God of War,” in The Civil War Monitor (2017)

“Dissecting the Torture of Mrs. Owens: The Story of a Civil War Atrocity,” in Weirding the War: Stories from the Civil War's Ragged Edges

“Guerrillas” in Blackwell Companion to the American Civil War (2014)

“’A More Rigorous Style of Warfare’: Wild’s Raid, Guerrilla Violence and Negotiated Neutrality in Northeastern North Carolina,” in North Carolinians During the Era of the Civil War and Reconstruction

“The Future of Civil War Studies: Military History,” in Journal of the Civil War Era

“Introduction” and “Partisan Ranger Petitions and the Confederacy’s Authorized Guerrilla Service” in The Guerrilla Hunters: Irregular Conflicts During the Civil War

The Legacy of the U.S. Civil War: 150 Years Later. Cambridge University Press blog

On the Personal Effects of an Old Soldier. Filson Historical Society official blog

"Fredericksburg: A Nation Remembers" (154th anniversary of the Battle of Fredericksburg)

"The Myth of the Great Conventional Battlefield War" in "Seven Myths of the Civil War"

Teaching the Art of Command Civil War History class at Washington and Lee.