About the Author
Chris Phelps hails from Richmond, Virginia and was educated in Charleston, South Carolina where he lives with his wife Aimee and their three children. He is a well respected author with two published works on Charleston during the American Civil War: The Bombardment of Charleston 1863-65, and Charlestonians In War: The Charleston Battalion. Drawing on his background as a historian Chris runs America By Foot LLC, the largest walking tour company in the United States which specializes in academic tours in and around Charleston and South Carolina. Chris is a member of the South Carolina Historical Society, Charleston Historical Society, Charleston Library Society and the Charleston Civil War Round table.