About the SCWH 

Established in 1985, the SCWH seeks to promote the study of the Civil War era and to bring greater coherence to the field by encouraging the integration of social, military, political, and other forms of history. The Society publishes a quarterly newsletter, provides a subscription to the quarterly Journal of the Civil War Era, sponsors a biennial conference in even-numbered years, and awards the annual Tom Watson Brown Book Prize for the best book on the Civil War era at a banquet held during the Southern Historical Association conference.

The Benefits of Membership

Members enjoy a year's worth of benefits including an annual subscription to the quarterly publication Journal of the Civil War Era, discounts to the biennial conference, and quarterly e-newsletters. Members also receive an invitation to the SCWH Tom Watson Brown Book Award Dinner at the Southern Historical Association Conference and a copy of the winning book. 

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Register for SCWH Biennial Conference

This year our conference takes place June 20-22 in Raleigh, North Carolina. Registration is now open! 

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