Associate Professor
Department of History

Timothy Orr

8000 Batten Arts & Letters
Norfolk, 23529

Ph.D. in Civil War History, Pennsylvania State University, (2010)

M.A. in History, Pennsylvania State University, (2003)

B.A. in History, Gettysburg College, (2001)

B.S. in Biology, Gettysburg College, (2001)

Articles

Orr, T. J. (2018). Two against Lincoln: Reverdy Johnson and Horatio Seymour, champions of the loyal opposition. Journal of Southern History 84 (2) , pp. 462-463.
Orr, T. J. (2014). The Navy Can Do Nothing in a River Like This”: The U.S. Navy in the Bermuda Hundred Campaign. The Daybook 17 (2) , pp. 3-15.
Orr, T. J. (2014). ‘The Greatest Terror to the Enemy’: The Combat Debut of Berdan’s U.S. Sharpshooters during the 1862 Peninsula Campaign. Vulcan: The International Journal of the Social History of Military Technology 2.
Orr, T. J. and Orr, L. (2012). Jack ‘Dusty’ Kleiss and the Battle of Midway. The Daybook 15 (4) , pp. 8-11.
Orr, T. J. (2011). ‘We are No Grumblers’: Negotiating State and Federal Military Service in the Pennsylvania Reserve Division. Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography 135 (4) , pp. 381-414.

Books

Kleiss, N., Orr, T. J. and Orr, L. (2017). Never Call Me a Hero: A Legendary American Dive-Bomber Pilot Remembers of the Battle of Midway. Harper Collins.
Orr, T. J. (2011). "Last to Leave the Field": The Life and Letters of First Sergeant Ambrose Henry Hayward, Company D, 28th . University of Tennessee Press.
Orr, T. J. (2011). “Last to Leave the Field”: The Life and Letters of First Sergeant Ambrose Henry Hayward, 28th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. University of Tennessee Press.

Book Chapters

Orr, T. J. (2014). The Peninsula Campaign A Companion to the U.S. Civil War, Volume 1 (pp. 95-114) Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing.
Orr, T. J. (2013). ‘All Manner of Schemes and Rascalities’: The Politics of Promotion in the Union Army This Distracted and Anarchical People: New Answers for Old Questions about the Civil War-Era North (pp. 81-103) Fordham University Press.
Orr, T. J. (2010). 'Sharpshooters Made a Grand Record This Day': Combat on the Skirmish Line at Gettysburg on July Third," in The Fate of a Nation: The Third Day at Gettysburg Gettysburg National Military Park.
Orr, T. J. (2006). 'A Viler Enemy in Our Rear': Pennsylvania Soldiers Confront the North's Antiwar Movement" in The View From the Ground: The Experiences of Civil War Soldiers Jackson, KY: University Press of Kentucky.

Presentations

( ). "Lee's Retreat from Gettysburg," Spring 2006; program title: Combat on the Skirmish Line Penn State Mont Alto Civil War Program .
(October , 2009). I Could Tell You a Thousand Stories: Teaching Gettysburg- From the Classroom to the Battlefield Roundtable Discussion Chester, PA.
(April , 2009). "A Revengeful and Vindictive Spirit": Baltimore City Clashes with the Middle Department. Society for Military History Conference Murfreesboro, Tennessee) .
(February , 2009). The Civil War Era in Global Perspective Graduate Student History Conference University Park, PA.
(November , 2008). The Utmost Confusion Prevailed": New York City fights the Civil War in 1863 Centre County Civil War Roundtable .
(October , 2008). •"The Utmost Confusion Prevailed": New York City fights the Civil War in 1863. Penn State History Club .
(June , 2008). •"We Are No Grumblers": The Mutiny and Muster Out of the Pennsylvania Reserve Division Society of Civil War Historians Conference Philadelphia, PA.
(April , 2008). 'The Fate of a Nation': The Third Day at Gettysburg 12th Biennial Gettysburg National Military Park Scholarly Seminar Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
(April , 2008). •A Viler Enemy in Our Rear": Pennsylvania Soldiers and the Copperheads Penn State History Club .
(February , 2008). Liberty and Freedom in the Civil War Graduate Student History Conference PA.
(January , 2008). •"A Viler Enemy in Our Rear": Pennsylvania Soldiers and the Copperheads Centre County Civil War Roundtable .
(October , 2007). "The Greatest Terror to the Enemy" Berdan's Sharpshooters during the 1862 Peninsula Campaign Voices of Violence Graduate Student Conference University Park, PA.
(April , 2007). "Approved by Our Brave Soldiers ": Politics and Promotions in a Pennsylvania Regiment Society for Military History Conference Frederick, Maryland.
(March , 2007). "With Liberal Hands and Cheerful Hearts": Philadelphia Mobilizes to fight the American Civil War George and Ann Richards Civil War Era Center Graduate Workshop University Park, PA.
(February , 2007). New Perspectives in the Civil War Era Graduate Student History Conference University Park, PA.
(October , 2006). "Philadelphia Has Led the Van": Philadelphia Mobilizes to Fight the Civil War. PHMC broadcast .
(April , 2006). "On Such Slender Threads does the Fate of Nations Depend": The Second United States Sharpshooters Defend the Union Left on July Second 11th Biennial Gettysburg National Military Park Scholarly Seminar Gettysburg, PA.
(October , 2004). "A Viler Enemy in Our Rear": Pennsylvania Soldiers Confront the North's Antiwar Movement Pennsylvania Historical Society Conference Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
( 2002). •The Face of Battle: The 2nd New Hampshire Infantry defends the Peach Orchard. Friends of Gettysburg National Military Park Summer Program .
( 2000). The Soldiers' Battle: The Experience of the 14th Tennessee and 14th Connecticut at Pickett's Charge Gettysburg Semester Program .
  • 2009: Russell L. Weigley Graduate Student Travel Grant, Society for Military History
  • 2008: George and Ann Richards Civil War Era Center's Lewis and Karen Gold Graduate Fellowship , Pennsylvania State University
  • 2007: ABC-Clio Research Grant, Society for Military History
  • 2007: Edwin ErIe Sparks Fellowship , Pennsylvania State University
  • 2007: George and Ann Richards Civil War Era Center's Lewis and Karen Gold Graduate Fellowship , Pennsylvania State University
  • 2007: Larry J. Hackman supplemental award , New York State Archives
  • 2007: Twenty-Second Annual Graduate Exhibition Second Place: Liberal Arts Category, Penn State University
  • 2006: George and Ann Richards Civil War Era Center's Lewis and Karen Gold Graduate Fellowship and the Lawrence and Gretchen McCabe Program Fund , Pennsylvania State University
  • 2006: James Hamilton Hartzell and Lucretia Irvine Boyd Hartzell Pennsylvania History Award, Pennsylvania State University
  • 2006: Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission Scholars-in-Residence Fellowship , Pennsylvania State Archives
  • 2006: The Larry J. Hackman Research Residency Program , New York State Archives