About the Author
is an historian, journalist, and author. Among his published works are Covered with Glory: The 26th North Carolina Infantry at Gettysburg
(for which he won the first Dr. James I. Robertson, Jr. Prize for Confederate History), Confederate Goliath: The Battle of Fort Fisher
(for which he won the Fletcher Pratt Award from the New York City Civil War Round Table as the best Civil War book of the year), and A Commitment to Valor
. He has also been awarded the Douglas Southall Freeman Award for history. His books have been selected for Book-of-the-Month clubs, the History Book Club, and the Military History Book Club
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