Kristopher D. White

Paris Notre Dame 2Kris is the Education Manager at the Civil War Trust.
White is a graduate of Norwich University with a M.A. in Military History, as well as a graduate of California University of Pennsylvania with a B.A. in History. For nearly five years he served as a staff military historian at Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park. He also served as a historian for the Penn-Trafford Recreation Board and a continuing education instructor for the Community College of Allegheny County near Pittsburgh, PA.

Kris has spoken to more than sixty roundtables and historical societies and is the author and co-author of numerous articles that have appeared in America’s Civil War, Blue & Gray Magazine, Hallowed Ground Magazine, and Civil War Times.

Publications:

Emerging Civil War Series (author):

Don’t Give an Inch: The Second Day at Gettysburg, July 2, 1863. Co-authored with Chris Mackowski and Daniel T. Davis. Savas Beatie. (July 2016)

Fight Like the Devil: The First Day at Gettysburg, July 1, 1863. Co-authored with Chris Mackowski and Daniel T. Davis. Savas Beatie. (May 2015)

That Furious Struggle: Chancellorsville and the High Tide of the Confederacy, May 1-5, 1863. Co-authored with Chris Mackowski. Savas Beatie. (August 2014)

A Season of Slaughter: The Battle of Spotsylvania Court House, May 8-21, 1864. Co-authored with Chris Mackowski. Savas Beatie. (May 2013)

The Last Days of Stonewall Jackson: The Mortal Wounding of the Confederacy’s Greatest Icon—and the Birth of Its Greatest Legend. Co-authored with Kristopher D. White. Savas Beatie. (April 2013)

Simply Murder: The Battle of Fredericksburg, Dec. 13, 1862. Co-authored with Chris Mackowski. Savas Beatie. (December 2012)

Emerging Civil War Series (historical content editor):

Mertz, Gregory A. Attack at Daylight and Whip Them: The Battle of Shiloh, April 6-7, 1862. Chris Mackowski and Kristopher D. White editors. Savas Beatie. (March 2017)

Quint, Ryan T. Determined to Stand and Fight: The Battle of Monocacy, July 9, 1864. Chris Mackowski and Kristopher D. White editors. Savas Beatie. (November 2016)

Davis, Daniel T. and Wittenberg, Eric J. Out Flew the Sabers: The Battle of Brandy Station, June 9, 1863. Chris Mackowski and Kristopher D. White editors. Savas Beatie. (June 2016)

Orrison, Robert and Welch, Daniel. The Last Road North: A Guide to the Gettysburg Campaign, 1863. Chris Mackowski and Kristopher D. White editors. Savas Beatie. (June 2016)

Davis, Daniel T. and Greenwalt, Philip. Hurricane from the Heavens: The Battle of Cold Harbor, May 26-June 5, 1864. Chris Mackowski and Kristopher D. White, editors. Savas Beatie. (May 2014)

Davis, Daniel T. and Greenwalt, Philip. Bloody Autumn: The 1864 Valley Campaign. Chris Mackowski and Kristopher D. White, editors. Savas Beatie. (January 2014)

Dunkerly, Robert M., Pfanz, Donald C., and Ruth, David R. No Turning Back: A Guide to the 1864 Overland Campaign. Chris Mackowski and Kristopher D. White, editors. Savas Beatie. (April 2014)

White, William Lee. Bushwhacking on a Grand Scale: The Battle of Chickamauga, Sept. 19, 1863. Chris Mackowski and Kristopher D. White, editors. Savas Beatie. (September 2013)

Other Books:

Chancellorsville’s Forgotten Front: The Battles of Second Fredericksburg and Salem Church. Savas Beatie. Co-authored with Chris Mackowski. (May 2013) —finalist for the Army Historical Foundation’s 2013 Distinguished Book Award.

The Last Days of Stonewall Jackson. Thomas Publications. Co-authored with Chris Mackowski. Commissioned by the National Park Service. (July 2009)

Articles:

“How in the World Did They Shoot Jackson?: It’s difficult now to imagine just what went wrong at Chancellorsville.” America’s Civil War, May 2013 (cover story). Co-authored with Chris Mackowski.

“Before the Slaughter: How the Confederate Delaying Action in the Streets of Fredericksburg Set the Stage for the Bloodbath to Follow.” Hallowed Ground, November 2012. Co-authored with Chris Mackowski.

“Spotsylvania Courthouse, May 13-21, 1864.” Blue & Gray, Spring 2011. Co-authored with Chris Mackowski.

“Second-Guessing Dick Ewell: Why didn’t the Confederate general take Cemetery Hill on July 1, 1863?” Civil War Times, August 2010. (Cover story) Co-authored with Chris Mackowski .

“The Battle of the Bloody Angle at Spotsylvania Courthouse.” Blue & Gray, Summer 2009. (Publication of the article coincided with the 145th anniversary of the battle.) Co-authored with Chris Mackowski.

“Burnside at Fredericksburg.” Armchair General, Spring 2009. Co-authored with Chris Mackowski.

“Forgotten Casualty: James Longstreet Wounded in the Wilderness.” America’s Civil War, May 2009. Co-authored with Chris Mackowski .

“The Wilderness Battlefield: A Field Guide.” Civil War Times, April 2009. Co-authored with Chris Mackowski .

Mackowski, Chris and White, Kristopher D. “From Foxcroft to Fredericksburg: Captain Sewell Gray of the 6th Maine Infantry.” Fredericksburg History & Biography, vol.8, Dec. 2008. (refereed)

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