Society of Civil War Historians

Established: 1985. Membership: 600. Annual dues: $30 student; $65 regular; $100 sustaining; $130 institutional; $500 life; $1,000 founder.

Statement of Purpose: The Society of Civil War Historians (SCWH) is an association of scholars dedicated to exploring slavery, the sectional crisis, Civil War, emancipation, and reconstruction roughly from the 1830s through 1880.

Annual Meeting: June in even-numbered years

Publication: Journal of the Civil War Era, quarterly