Barton Myers’ op-ed is titled “Why the Stonewall Jackson statue belongs at Chancellorsville.”
Myer's talk, which is free and open to the public, is titled “A Civil War Murder(?) Mystery: The Death and Burial of Lt. John Rodgers Meigs.”
Myers will hold the position for a three-year period.
Myers, associate professor of history, is one of a select group of faculty members nationwide chosen by the CIC and Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History.