Barton A. Myers Class of 1960 Professor of Ethics and History and Associate Professor of Civil War History

Barton A. Myers

Newcomb Hall 232


Miller Postdoctoral Fellow in Military History 2009-10, Cornell
Ph.D. 2009 University of Georgia, Athens
M.A. 2005 University of Georgia, Athens
B.A. 2003 College of Wooster, Wooster, OH


Research Interests: Irregular Warfare, Soldiers and Atrocity, Political Dissent


American Civil War
War and Society
U.S. South
Public History

Selected Publications


Journal Articles/Book Chapters

  •  “The Future of Civil War Studies: Military History,” The Journal of the Civil War Era vol. 2, no. 1 (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, Official Publication of the Society of Civil War Historians, March 2012).
  •  “Dissecting the Torture of Mrs. Owens: The Story of a Civil War Atrocity,” Stephen Berry ed. Weirding the War: Stories from the Civil War’s Ragged Edges (Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 2011).
  •  “’A More Rigorous Style of Warfare’: Wild’s Raid, Guerrilla Violence and Negotiated Neutrality in Northeastern North Carolina,” Paul D. Escott ed., North Carolinians in the Era of the Civil War and Reconstruction (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2008).