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Civil War History

Published by The Kent State University Press


The John T. Hubbell Prize is awarded annually to the best article published in Civil War History. Winners are selected by the journal’s editorial advisory board. The prize earns the winning author $1,000 from The Kent State University Press.

2019 Hubbell Prize Winner

Zachery A. Fry
"McClellan’s Epidemic: Disease and Discord at Harrison’s Landing, July-August 1862"
Volume 64, Issue 1, March 2018, pp. 7-29

Zachary A. Fry is an Assistant Professor of Military History at U.S. Army Command and General Staff College in Huntsville, Alabama.

2018 Hubbell Prize Winner

Adam H. Domby
"The Contested Legacy of Race at Andersonville National Historic Site"
Volume 63, Issue 3, September 2017, pp. 253-294

Adam H. Domby is an Assistant Professor of History at the College of Charleston, South Carolina.

2017 Hubbell Prize Winner

William G. Thomas III, Kaci Nash, Robert Shepard
"Places of Exchange: An Analysis of Human and Materiél Flows in Civil War Alexandria, Virginia"
Volume 62, Issue 4, December 2016, pp. 359-398

William G. Thomas III is the John and Catherine Angle Professor in the Humanities and professor of history at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Kaci Nash is a Research Associate Fellow at the Center for Digital Research in the Humanities at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Robert Shepard is the GIS Developer at the Digital Scholarship and Publishing Studio at the University of Iowa.

2016 Hubbell Prize Winner

Douglas R. Egerton
"The Slaves’ Election: Fremont, Freedom, and the Slave Conspiracies of 1856"
Volume 61, Issue 1, March 2015, pp. 35-63

Douglas R. Egerton is Professor of History at Le Moyne College and Merrill Visiting Professor at Cornell University.

2015 Hubbell Prize Winner

Edward J. Blum
"'The First Secessionist Was Satan': Secession and the Religious Politics of Evil in Civil War America"
Volume 60, Issue 3, September 2014, pp. 234-269

Edward J. Blum is professor of history at San Diego State University.