1989-1990
  • September – Lowell Reidenbaugh, “Jackson’s Valley Campaign.”
  • November – James I. “Bud” Robertson Jr., “Robert E. Lee: Southerner and American.”
  • January – James A. Ramage, “John Hunt Morgan’s Raid in Indiana.”
  • March – Saxton’s Cornet Band, “Civil War Music.”
  • May – Gary Gallagher, “Jubal A. Early and the Myth of the Lost Cause.”
1988-1990
  • September – Robert H. Barrow, “Military Leadership: Reflections of a Marine.”
  • November – James I. “Bud” Robertson Jr., “Faith in War: Religion in Civil War Armies.”
  • January – William G. Piston, “James Longstreet: A Career in Controversy.”
  • March – Gary Gallagher, “The Unpublished Porter Alexander.”
  • May – John Y. Simon, “Grant as a Military Commander.”
1987-1988
  • September – Nat C. Hughes, “Confederate General William Hardee.”
  • November – James I. “Bud” Robertson Jr., “Stonewall Jackson: Cromwellian Confederate.”
  • January – Kent Masterson Brown, “Double Canister at Ten Yards.”
  • March – John G. Barrett, “VMI and the Civil War.”
  • May – Forrest C. Pogue, “George C. Marshall.”
1986-1987
  • September – Charles P. Roland, “A Citizen Soldier Remembers World War II.”
  • November – James I. “Bud” Robertson Jr., “Could the South Have Won the Civil War?”
  • January – Nicky Hughes, “Fighting for the Union: A View of Kentuckians in the Civil War.”
  • March – Larry J. Daniel, “Commoners in Gray: The Field Artillery of the Army of Tennessee.”
  • May – Ralph M. Mitchell, “The Handling of the Wounded in the Civil War.”
1985-1986
  • September – Robert K. Krick, “The Amazing Career of General William Barksdale.”
  • November – James I. “Bud” Robertson Jr., “Soldiers Blue and Gray.”
  • January – Jay Luvaas, “The Battle Behind the Signs.”
  • March – Lowell H. Harrison, “Seven Days in the Life of Stonewall Jackson.”
  • May – David Lee, “Sergeant Alvin C. York.”
1984-1985
  • September – Herman N. Hattaway, “How the North Won.”
  • November – James I. “Bud” Robertson Jr., “General A. P. Hill: A Killing Gentleman.”
  • January – Michael C.C. Adams, “Our Masters the Rebels.”
  • March – James A. Ramage, “The Death of John Hunt Morgan.”
  • May – Kenneth A. Hafendorfer, “The Campaign for Kentucky.”
1983-1984
  • September – Richard J. Sommers, “Grant and Lee at Petersburg.”
  • November – James I. “Bud” Robertson Jr., “The Legacies of the Civil War.”
  • January – James Lee McDonough, “Stones River.”
  • March – Dee Alexander Brown, “Galvanized Yankees.”
  • May – William C. Davis, “The Civil War Through the Eyes of the Camera.”
1982-1983
  • September – Benjamin Franklin Cooling, “The Forts Henry and Donelson Campaigns.”
  • November – James I. “Bud” Robertson Jr., “A Man Called Lincoln.”
  • January – Grady McWhiney, “Attack and Die: Civil War Military Tactics.”
  • March – Richard M. McMurry, “John Bell Hood Becomes a Confederate General.”
  • May – Charles Bracelen Flood, “Lee–The Last Years.”
1981-1982
  • September – Lowell H. Harrison, “The Cruise of the C.S.S. Shenandoah.”
  • November – James I. “Bud” Robertson Jr., “The 1862 Valley Campaign.”
  • January – Kent Masterson Brown, “The Life of Johnny Reb–An Intimate View.”
  • March – William C. Davis, “The Orphan Brigade.”
  • May – Charles P. Roland, “Confederate Military Strategy and Leadership.”
1980-1981
  • September – Bill C. Malone, “Civil War Music.”
  • November – James I. “Bud” Robertson Jr., “Reminders of the War in Virginia.”
  • January – Thomas D. Clark, “The Trial of Jefferson Davis–Fact and Fancy.”
  • March – Philip P. Ardery, “Reminiscences of a Bomber Pilot.”
  • May – John G. Barrett, “Glory to Disrepute: Sherman in the Carolinas.”