Barton A. Myers Class of 1960 Professor of Ethics and History (Term 2019-2022) 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).