The Perfect Scout:  A Soldier’s Memoir of the Great March to the Sea and the Campaign of the Carolinas

Through the Heart of Dixie:  Sherman’s March and American Memory

A Shattered Nation:  The Rise and Fall of the Confederacy, 1861-1868


Sherman’s March and America:  Mapping Memory

The Valley of the Shadow:  Part 1—The Eve of War

 Selected Articles

“Towns Made for Burning,” The New York Times Disunion, March 1, 2015.

“The Georgia and Carolinas Campaigns,” A Companion to the U. S. Civil WarWiley-Blackwell Publishers, 2014.

“Living Through Total War,” BBC Magazine of History (Summer, 2013)

“Why Gone with the Wind Still Matters; or, Why I Still Love Gone with the Wind,” for Civil War History (March 2013).

“The Rise and Fall of the Confederacy,” in The American South: A Reader and Guide, Edinburgh University Press, 2011.

“John Janney,” Dictionary of Virginia Biography, 2010. 

“Anne Rubin Follows the Traces of Sherman’s March,” The University of North Carolina Press Blog, http://uncpressblog.com/2009/06/24/anne-rubin-follows-the-traces-of-shermans-march/, June 24, 2009.

With Edward L. Ayers and William G. Thomas III, “Black and On the Border,” in Slavery, Resistance, Freedom ed. Gabor Boritt and Scott Hancock, New York:  Oxford University Press, 2007.

“Politics and Petticoats in the Same Pod:  Florence Fay, Betsey Bittersweet, and the Reconstruction of Southern Womanhood, 1865-1868,” in Catherine Clinton and Nina Silber, eds. Battle Scars.  Cambridge:  Oxford University Press, 2006.

“‘Seventy-Six and Sixty-One’:  Confederates Remember the American Revolution,” in Where These Memories Grow:  History, Memory, and Southern Identity  ed. W. Fitzhugh Brundage (Chapel Hill:  The University of North Carolina Press, 2000).