The Investigators

Stephen Berry, author, is Gregory Professor of the Civil War Era, Secretary-Treasurer of the Southern Historical Association, and Co-Director, with Claudio Saunt, of the Center for Virtual History, all at the University of Georgia. The author or editor of four books on the South in the Civil War Era, he has always felt compelled to study "old, unhappy, far-off things."

Frances Berry, photographer, is an independent photographer living in Athens, Georgia. She specializes in photographing the South's strange mix of rural and urban decay and rebirth. You can see more of her work at her website, photosbyfrances.com or email with inquiries about prints, rates, and availability. All photos on this website are copyright Frances Berry, all rights reserved.

Diana Cooley, Technical Lead, is Application Programmer at Information Technology Outreach Services, a division of the Carl Vinson Institute of Government at the University of Georgia. Cooley oversees the database design, maintenance, and extension of CSI:D's content management system.

Kate Dahlstrand, Research Assistant, is a doctoral student at the University of Georgia, where she writes and teaches on veterans and veterans' issues in American history.

Katherine Brackett Fialka, Research Assistant, is a doctoral student at the University of Georgia, where her research focuses on how reading shaped the nineteenth-century female imagination.

Andrew Fialka, Research Assistant, is a doctoral student at the University of Georgia, where he researches spatial history and patterns of violence in the smaller-scale encounters of the American Civil War.

Samuel McGuire, Research Assistant, is currently Assistant Professor of History at Tennessee Wesleyan College. His research focuses on Union Army veterans, race, economy, and Civil War memory in Reconstruction-era Appalachia.

Bryan Collars, South Carolina Department of Archives and History.

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