Kenneth W. Noe

Draughon Professor of Southern History, Dept. of History, 310 Thach Hall, Auburn University, AL 36849

 Summer 2017: on leave, by appointment  only

Office: 314 Thach Hall

Telephone: (334) 844-6626, E-mail:
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My Courses (recent syllabi):

HIST 1027: Honors World History II
HIST 2010: U. S. History to 1877  

HIST 2017: Honors U. S. History

HIST 3090: Appalachia
HIST 3800: The Historian's Craft
HIST 3970: The Civil War in American Memory
HIST 4930: Senior Thesis
HIST 5040: Civil War and Reconstruction
HIST 6040: Civil War and Reconstruction (grad)
HIST 7150: Reading Seminar in Civil War History

HIST 7970: Graduate Research Seminar

HIST 8710: Introduction to the Teaching of History

Course Related Links:
Civil War Photographs (Library of Congress)

Constitutions (Confederate) and (United States)
Edwards' "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God"
Emancipation Proclamation
Garrison Editorial
Jefferson's First Inaugural Speech
Jensen's Guide to the Civil War on the WWW

Kansas-Nebraska Act
Lee's Farewell Speech
Lincoln's House Divided Speech
Lincoln's First Inaugural Speech
Lincoln's Second Inaugural Speech
State Secession Declarations
Stephens's Cornerstone Speech
U. S. Army Corps Badges
Vallandigham Speech
Valley of the Shadow
Winthrop's "Model of Christian Charity"

Professional Organizations:
AAUP, Auburn Chapter
Alabama Historical Association

Appalachian Studies Association
Organization of American Historians
OAH Lectureship Program
Society for Military History
Society of Civil War Historians
Southern Historical Association 


Personal Links (the usual disclaimers absolving Auburn apply):
Amnesty International USA

Auburn University Department of History

Auburn Christian Faculty Forum
Baptists and the American Civil War
Battle of Perryville
Battle of Perryville Virtual Tour
"Black Confederates" and Perryville: A Disclaimer
Civil War Memory
Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System

Civil War Talk Radio: Perryville episode; Reluctant Rebels episode
Comics Curmudgeon 

The Confederate Soldier's Prayer
The Gettysburg Power Point

David Gushee, "5 Reasons Why Torture is Always Wrong," Christianity Today
History News Network
Los Angeles Dodgers:  LA TimesTrue Blue LA
Virginia Center for Civil War Studies
The 2004/07/08/10 ACC Football Champion
Virginia Tech Hokies:

Online Articles, Papers, and Videos:

“Alabama’s Civil War Revisited,” video, Alabama Department of Archives and History, (2014)
"Appalachia's Civil War Genesis" West Virginia History 50 (1991)

Auburn Civil War Digital Tour

          *Walking Tour Videos*

The Battle of Perryville, Essential Civil War Curriculum

“The Civil War Centennial and the Sesquicentennial” video, Discover Auburn Lecture Series (2014)
"Civil War Military History at the Sesquicentennial"  SMH Panel Address (2009)

Civil War Trust Interview, “The Battle of Perryville” (2012)
"'Damned North Carolinians': The Lane-Mahone Feud" Journal of Military History 72 (2008)*
"'The Conservative': Illinois Copperheads  Illinois Historical Journal 84 (1991)
Interview with Nathan Buman, Civil War Book Review
Interview with Michael Noirot, This Mighty Scourge
"Jigsaw Puzzles, Mosaics, and Civil War Battle Narrative"  Civil War History 53 (2007)*

“Like a Storm over the Ridges: From War to Peace in Southwest Virginia” video, Bristol Heritage Assoc./King College (2016)

New York Times “Disunion”: Gardnier’s Store,” “Rebel Whimper,” “Drought” (2012)
"Remembering Perryville: History and Memory at a Battlefield"
PCA/ACA Paper (2002)
"'Somebody Blundered': Woodcock, Bierce and Pickett's Mill "
Ambrose Bierce Project Journal 3 (2007)
“Still Fighting the Civil War?” UNC Press Civil War 150 (2011)

“The War in Appalachia,” video, Chicago Civil War Round Table (2014)
“What Matter of Men?” ‘Bell Wiley’ SHA Panel Address (2009)
"Who Were the Bushwhackers?" 
Civil War History 49 (2003)
"With Force and Spirit: the 173rd Field Artillery
" (2010)

“The Yellowhammer War, “ podcast (2014)


Books and Publishers:

The Civil War in Appalachia

Perryville: This Grand Havoc of Battle

Politics and Culture of the Civil War Era

Reluctant Rebels

A Southern Boy in Blue

Southwest Virginia’s Railroad

The Yellowhammer War


Published Dissertations:

Bruce Gourley, Diverging Loyalties

Keith Hébert, The Long Civil War in the North Georgia Mountains

Jennifer Murray, On a Great Battlefield

Rodney Steward, David Schenck

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