Seeds of Empire: Cotton, Slavery, and the Transformation of the Texas Borderlands, 1800-1850 (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2015)
This Corner of Canaan: Essays on Texas in Honor of Randolph B. Campbell (Denton: University of North Texas Press, 2013), co-editor with Richard McCaslin and Donald Chipman.
TwoCommunities Two Communities in the Civil War: A Norton Casebook in History (New York: W. W. Norton & Co., 2007), co-editor with Edward L. Ayers.
Crucible Crucible of the Civil War: Virginia from Secession to Commemoration (Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2006; paperback edition, 2009), co-editor with Edward L. Ayers and Gary W. Gallagher.