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Samuel McGuire

19th-early 20th c. U.S. South, Appalachia, Civil War Veterans and Memory, Class and Race

Graduate Student
BA, Elon University, 2007; MA, Kentucky, 2009

Office: 120 LeConte

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Research and Teaching Interests

[U.S. 19th & 20th Century]
[U.S. South]


"Mountaineers Who Wore Blue: The Grand Army of the Republic in East Tennessee," supervised by Dr. John Inscoe (In Progress)

Selected Publications

"The Making of a Black Militia Company: New Bern Troops in the Kirk-Holden War, 1870," North Carolina Historical Review 91, No. 3 (July 2014)

"'Rally Union Men in Defence of your State!: Appalachian Militiamen in the Kirk-Holden War, 1870," Appalachian Journal 39, No. 3-4 (Spring/Summer 2012)

Honors and Awards

Gregory Graduate Research Fellowship, UGA History Department (2013)

Future Faculty Program, UGA Center for Teaching and Learning (2013)

Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Award, UGA Graduate School (2013)

Carl Vipperman Teaching Assistantship Award, UGA History Department (2011)

Courses Taught

HIST2111: U.S. History to 1865 [Syllabus]


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