Daniel E. Sutherland

Daniel E. Sutherland

Distinguished Professor

(ARSC)-Arts & Sciences


Phone: 479-575-5881

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Daniel E. Sutherland received his Ph.D. in history from Wayne State University in 1976. He taught at Wayne State University, Mercy College of Detroit, the University of Alabama, and McNeese State before coming to the University of Arkansas. His principal area of research is nineteenth-century America. He has written ten books and edited five others. He has published over seventy book chapters and articles in both popular magazines and scholarly journals. He has received over fifty honors, awards, and research grants. Five of his books have been selected by the History Book Club.

  • The American Civil War
  • Rebellion to Reconstruction, 1850-1877
  • Military History 

Ph.D., Wayne State University 

M.A., Wayne State University

B.A., Wayne State University

          Whistler: A Life for Art's Sake (London: Yale University Press, 2014).

          American Civil War Guerrillas: Changing the Ruiles of Warfare (Santa Barbara: Praeger, 2013)

  • A Savage Conflict: The Decisive Role of Guerrillas in the American Civil War(University of North Carolina Press, 2009)
  • From Shiloh to Savannah: The Seventh Illinois Infantry in the Civil War, by Daniel Leib Ambrose; editor. DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 2003.
  • This Terrible War: The Civil War and Its Aftermath, editor with Michael Fellman and Lesley Jill Gordon. New York: Longman, 2002. Both hardback trade and paper textbook editions.
  • Civil War Arkansas: Beyond Battles and Leaders, co-editor with Anne J. Bailey. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2000. Also in paperback.
  • Guerrillas, Unionists, and Violence on the Confederate Home Front, editor. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 1999. A History Book Club selection. Also in paperback.
  • Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville: The Dare Mark Campaign. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1998. A History Book Club Selection.
  • A Very Violent Rebel: The Civil War Diary of Ellen Renshaw House. editor. Knoxville: University of Tennesse Press, 1996.
  • The Emergence of Total War. Fort Worth: Ryan Place, 1996. Also in paperback
  • Seasons of War: The Ordeal of a Confederate Community, 1861-1865. New York: Free Press, 1995. A History Book Club Selection. Pulitzer Prize nominee. Lincoln Prize finalist. Winner of Laney Prize, AASLH Certificate of Merit, and Douglas Southahll Freeman Prize. Paperback edition by Louisiana State University Press, 1998. 2nd ed.
  • Reminiscences of a Private: William E. Bevins of the First Arkansas Infantry. editor. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 1992. Also in paperback.
  • The Expansion of Everyday Life, 1860-1876. New York: HarperCollins, 1989. Also in paperback. Revised paperback ed. University of Arkansas Press, 2000.
  • The Confederate Carpetbaggers. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1988. A History Book Club selection. Pulitzer Prize nominee. In second paperback edition.
  • Americans and Their Servants: Domestic Service in the United States, 1800-1920. Baton Rought: Louisiana State University Press, 1981.
  • Nolan Award for Contributions to Graduate Education, 2013
  • Fulbright College Master Teacher Award, 2010
  • Alumni Association Faculty Distinguished Achievement Award, 1999
  • Fulbright College Master Researcher Award, 1999