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|Garry E. Adelman is the author, co-author, or editor of more than thirty books and articles concerning the Civil War. He is the vice president of the Center for Civil War Photography, and has served as a Licensed Battlefield Guide at Gettysburg for 18 years. He works as the Director of History & Education at the Civil War Trust.|
|Matt Atkinson has worked for the National Park Service since 1997, at sites including Petersburg National Battlefield, Manassas National Battlefield Park, and Vicksburg National Military Park. He is currently employed at Gettysburg National Military Park, and is the editor of Lieutenant Drennan's Letter: A Confederate Officer's Account of the Battle of Champion Hill and the Siege of Vicksburg (Thomas Publications, 2009).|
|Edwin "Ed" Bearss is the Chief Historian Emeritus of the National Park Service. He served as Chief Historian from 1981-1994, and continues to lead battlefield tours every year. He most recently co-authored a two-volume set on the siege of Petersburg with Bryce Suderow. The first volume, released in 2012, is entitled The Petersburg Campaign: The Eastern Front Battles, June - August 1864 (Savas Beatie, 2012).
|Keith Bohannon is an Associate Professor of History at the University of West Georgia, where he teaches courses on the antebellum South, Jacksonian America, and the Civil War & Reconstruction. Dr. Bohannon is the co-editor of Campaigning with "Old Stonewall": Confederate Captain Ujanirtus Allen's Letters to His Wife (Louisiana State University Press, 1998).|
|Judkin Browning is an Assistant Professor of History at Appalachian State University, where he teaches courses in Military History and the Civil War. He is the author of Shifting Loyalties: The Union Occupation of Eastern North Carolina (University of North Carolina Press, 2011) as well as The Seven Days' Battles: The War Begins Anew (Praeger, 2012).
|Peter Carmichael is the Director of the Civil War Institute and the Robert C. Fluhrer Professor of Civil War Studies at Gettysburg College. He is the author of The Last Generation: Young Virginians in Peace, War, and Reunion (University of North Carolina Press, 2005), and is currently at work on The War for the Common Soldier, slated for release with the University of North Carolina Press in 2012.|
|Stephen Cushman is the Robert C. Taylor Professor of English at the University of Virginia, where he has been teaching since 1982. As both a scholar and a poet, Dr. Cushman has published books and articles about American poetry, literature, and representations of the American Civil war. He is the author of Bloody Promenade: Reflections on a Civil War Battle (University of Virginia, 1999). His most recent article, "When Lincoln Met Emerson," is forthcoming from the Journal of the Civil War Era.|
|A. Wilson Greene is the Executive Director of Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier in Petersburg, Virginia. He is the author of more than twenty articles in historical journals, and his most recent work is titled The Final Battles of the Petersburg Campaign: Breaking the Backbone of the Rebelliion (University of Tennessee Press, 2008).|
|Allen C. Guelzo is the Henry R. Luce Professor of the Civil War Era at Gettysburg College and Director of the Gettysburg Semester. A two-time winner of the Lincoln Prize, he is the author of Lincoln and Douglas: The Debates that Defined America (Simon & Schuster, 2008) and most recently Fateful Lightning: A New History of the Civil War & Reconstruction (Oxford University Press, 2012).|
|Christopher Gwinn is a park ranger at Gettysburg National Military Park. A member of the Gettysburg College class of 2006, he has worked extensively for the National Park Service at sites such as Antietam National Battlefield, Boston National Historical Park, and the National Mall & Memorial Parks.|
|Troy Harman has worked for the National Park Service since 1984, at sites including Appomattox Court House National Historical Park and Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park. He has been a park ranger at Gettysburg National Military Park since 1989, and the author of Lee's Real Plan at Gettysburg (Stackpole Books, 2003).|
|Scott Hartwig is the Supervisory Historian at Gettysburg National Military Park, where has worked since 1980. He has written multiple articles for historical journals and magazines, and most recently authored To Antietam Creek: The Maryland Campaign of September 1862 (The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012).|
|John Heiser is a historian and the park librarian at Gettysburg National Military Park. He began his career with the National Park Service in 1976 at Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park, and has been at Gettysburg since 1980. He is a popular battlefield tour guide and speaker at Civil War roundtables.|
|Brian Jordan is an adjunct instructor of Civil War Era Studies at Gettysburg College, and is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in History at Yale University. He is the author of numerous articles for scholarly journals, as well as Unholy Sabbath: The Battle of South Mountain in History & Memory (Savas Beatie, 2012).|
|Christian Keller is a professor of Military History and Strategy at the U.S. Army War College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. He is the co-author of Damn Dutch: Pennsylvania Germans at Gettysburg (Stackpole Books, 2004), and the author of Chancellorsville and the Germans: Nativism, Ethnicity, and Civil War Memory (Fordham University Press, 2008).|
|Glenn LaFantasie is the Richard Frockt Family Professor of Civil War History at Western Kentucky University. He is the author of Twilight at Little Round Top (Vintage, 2007), Gettysburg Requiem: The Life and Lost Causes of Confederate William C. Oates (Oxford University Press, 2006), and most recently, Gettysburg Heroes: Perfect Soldiers, Hallowed Ground (Indiana University Press, 2008).|
|Ashley Whitehead Luskey is a park ranger at Richmond National Battlefield Park, where she has worked since 2008. She began career with the National Park Service at Colonial National Historical Park, serving as a historical interpreter at Historic Jamestowne. She is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in History from West Virginia University.|
|Brian Luskey is an Associate Professor of History at West Virginia University, where he offers courses in American economic history as well as the Civil War & Reconstruction. He has authored numerous articles for scholarly journals and his first book, On the Make: Clerks and the Quest for Capital in Nineteenth-Century America, was published by New York University Press in 2010.|
|Jaime A. Martinez is an Assistant Professor of History at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke, where she teaches courses on Jacksonian America, the Civil War & Reconstruction, and African-American History. She is currently completing a book on slave impressment in Confederate Virginia and North Carolina.|
|Jennifer Murray earned her Ph.D. from Auburn University in 2010. She is currently an Assistant Professor of History at the University of Virginia-Wise. Her dissertation and forthcoming book is entitled On a Great Battlefield: The Making, Management, and Memory of Gettysburg National Military Park, 1933-2009.|
|Mike Pride is a historian and author. His new is book is Our War: Days and Events in the Fight for the Union, an innovative history of New Hampshire's Civil War experience. He blogs on his book and the Civil War at our-war.com. Pride is editor emeritus of the award-winning Concord Monitor, where he ran the newsroom for 30 years. He served for nine years on the Pulitzer Prize Board, and has co-authored or co-edited five previous books, including My Brave Boys: To War with Colonel Cross and the Fighting Fifth (University Press of New England, 2001).
|Carol Reardon is the George Winfree Professor of American History at the Pennsylvania State University. She has authored numerous books and articles, including Pickett's Charge in History and Memory (University of North Carolina Press, 1997) and most recently With a Sword in One Hand and Jomini in the Other: The Problem of Military Thought in the Civil War North (University of North Carolina Press, 2012).
|Robert Sandow is an Associate Professor of History at Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania and the author of Deserter Country: Civil War Opposition in the Pennsylvania Appalachians (Fordham University Press, 2009).|
|Aaron Sheehan-Dean is the Eberly Professor of Civil War Studies at West Virginia University. He is the author of Why Confederates Fought: Family and Nation in Civil War Virginia (University of North Carolina Press, 2007).|
|Mark Snell is a professor of History at Shepherd University and Director of the George Tyler Moore Center for the Study of the Civil War. He is the author of From First to Last: The Life of Major General William B. Franklin (Fordham University Press, 2002) and West Virginia and the Civil War: Mountaineers are Always Free (History Press, 2011).|
|Richard Sommers is the Senior Historian at the Army Heritage and Education Center, and teaches at the U.S. Army War College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. He is the author of Richmond Redeemed: The Siege at Petersburg (Doubleday, 1981), which received the Bell I. Wiley Prize from the National History Society.
|Christopher Stowe is an Associate Professor of History at the United States Army Command and General Staff College at Fort Lee, Virginia. He is currently completing a biography of George Gordon Meade for Kent State University Press.|
|Charles "Chuck" Teague, Chaplain, Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Air Force, retired, is a park ranger at Gettysburg National Military Park. He is actively involved in organizations including Main Street Gettysburg, the Adams County Historical Society, and the Lincoln Fellowship of Pennsylvania. The author of several articles, he also wrote Gettysburg by the Numbers: The Essential Pocket Compendium of Crucial and Curious Data About the Battle (2006).
|James Trulock is a frequent speaker at Civil War Round Tables nation-wide, and collaborated with Alice Trulock in researching In the Hands of Providence: Joshua L. Chamberlain and the American Civil War (University of North Carolina Press, 1992). A past president of the Indianapolis Civil War Round Table, he has appeared as a guest historian for multiple Civil War television programs.|
|Jeffry Wert is the author of multiple books on the Civil War, most recently Cavalryman of the Lost Cause: A Biography of J.E.B. Stuart (Simon & Schuster, 2008) and The Sword of Lincoln (Simon & Schuster, 2005). He is a former history teacher from Pennsylvania and a popular battlefield tour guide.|