Speaking Events and Media


Kevin D. McCann is available to speak to historical and genealogical groups and societies, libraries, and bookstores in Middle and West Tennessee and north Mississippi on the subjects of his books. These subjects include Fielding Hurst and the Sixth Tennessee (Federal) Cavalry in the Civil War; Adam Huntsman and Tennessee frontier politics; and the history of minor league baseball in Jackson, Tennessee.

He has spoken to Civil War Roundtables in Nashville and Clarksville, Tennessee;  the Mid-West Tennessee Genealogical Society in Jackson, Tennessee; the McNairy County Historical Society in Selmer, Tennessee;  the Humboldt Historical Society in Humboldt, Tennessee; and Sons of Confederate Veterans camps at Shiloh, Tennessee and Corinth and Ripley, Mississippi. He has also been interviewed on the radio on WNWS News/Talk 101.5 FM and WTJS West Tennessee’s News & Talk 94.3 FM (both in Jackson, Tennessee) and on television for Fox Sports Midwest. He was interviewed about Fielding Hurst for the Tennessee Civil War 150 documentary series produced by WNPT Public Television in Nashville, Tennessee.

If you would like to book him for your meeting or gathering, please contact him here.


Kevin, his books, and his writings have appeared in a variety of media outlets. Below is a sample:

“Monday Night at the Museum” announcement, Casey Jones Home & Railroad Museum, Jackson, TN, (July 26, 2013)

“How Much Do You Know About Ken Boyer?” by Kevin D. McCann, Aaron Miles’ Fastball (August 2, 2013)

“Burns Resident Crysta Allsbrooks Parish’s Design on Traditional Home Cover” by Kevin D. McCann, Dickson (TN) Herald (July 23, 2013)

Video of his presentation on Colonel Fielding Hurst and the Sixth Tennessee Cavalry USA (June 6, 2013)

Description of presentation to the Nashville Civil War Roundtable (March 9, 2013)

Guest speaker for the Clarksville Civil War Roundtable (February 18, 2013)

Guest speaker for the Nashville Civil War Roundtable (February 18, 2013)

Clarksville Civil War Roundtable’s Next Meeting is February 20, 2013 (Clarksville Online, February 15, 2013)

“Timber Toe” and the Alamo (O & P Business News, September 2012)

My Story: Kevin D. McCann (POD People, March 5, 2008)

Kevin D. McCann on the Hurst Mansion (Hurst Nation blog, October 13, 2007)