Kenneth W. Noe is an American historian whose primary interests are the American Civil War, Appalachia and the American South. He has most recently published Reluctant Rebels: The Confederates Who Joined the Army after 1861, a study of "late enlisters" and their motivations and loyalties.
Born in Richmond, Virginia in 1957, he grew up in Elliston, Virginia. He received his B. A. from Emory & Henry College, M.A. from Virginia Tech in 1981, and his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois in 1990. He was a Pulitzer Prize entrant for his book Perryville: This Grand Havoc of Battle. As of 2010 he is the Draughon Professor of Southern History at Auburn University in Alabama.
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- Kenneth W. Noe (2010). Reluctant Rebels: The Confederates Who Joined the Army after 1861. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press. ISBN 0-8078-3377-0.
- Daniel McDonough and Kenneth W. Noe, eds. (2006). Politics and Culture of the Civil War Era: Essays in Honor of Robert W. Johannsen. Seligsgrove, PA: Susquehanna University Press. ISBN 1-57591-101-9.
- Kenneth W. Noe (2001). Perryville: This Grand Havoc of Battle. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky. ISBN 0-8131-2209-0. History Book Club Alternate Selection, 2001; Pulitzer Prize Nominee, 2001; Peter Seaborg Book Award for Civil War Non-Fiction, 2002; Kentucky Governor’s Award, 2003
- Kenneth W. Noe and Shannon H. Wilson, eds. (1997). The Civil War in Appalachia: Collected Essays. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press. ISBN 1-57233-269-7.
- Kenneth W. Noe, ed. (1996). A Southern Boy in Blue: The Memoir of Marcus Woodcock, 9th Kentucky Infantry (U. S. A.). Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press. ISBN 1-57233-126-7. Tennessee History Book Award, 1997
- Kenneth W. Noe (1994). Southwest Virginia’s Railroad: Modernization and the Sectional Crisis. Urbana: University of Illinois Press. ISBN 0-252-02070-7.
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