Susannah J. Ural, Ph.D. is a professor of history and co-director of the Dale Center for the Study of War & Society at the University of Southern Mississippi. A scholar of war and society, Ural is the author of numerous books and articles on the U.S. Civil War era, including her latest monograph: Hood’s Texas Brigade: The Soldiers and Families of the Confederacy’s Most Celebrated Unit (Louisiana State University Press, 2017). She recently launched two student- and community-driven ventures, a study of the Mississippi Confederate Home (beauvoirveteranproject.org) and the Mississippi Digital Courthouse Project, which digitizes nineteenth- and twentieth-century county records across south Mississippi. This site includes detailed information about Ural’s research and publications as well as her event calendar and book signing schedule.