Civil War Speakers
- Commissioner Susan Whitaker Commissioner - Tennessee Department of Tourist Development; Co-Chair, Tennessee Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission Read Biography »
- Dr. Carroll Van West Director, Tennessee Civil War National Heritage Area & Center for Historic Preservation at Middle Tennessee State University; Co-Chair, Tennessee Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission Read Biography »
University of Tennessee, Martin
Timothy B. Smith (Ph.D. Mississippi State University, 2001) is a veteran of the National Park Service and currently teaches history at the University of Tennessee at Martin. In addition to numerous articles and essays, he is the author, editor, or co-editor of eleven books, including This Great Battlefield of Shiloh (2004), Champion Hill (2004), The Untold Story of Shiloh (2006), The Golden Age of Battlefield Preservation (2008), and Mississippi in the Civil War: The Home Front (2010). His most recent book is Corinth 1862: Siege, Battle, Occupation, which will appear in May 2012. He has recently signed a contract with the University Press of Kansas for a new book on Shiloh.