About the Author
Robert C. Jones is President of the Kennesaw Historical Society, and Director of Programs and Education for the Kennesaw Museum Foundation. He is also an at-large member of the Civil War Roundtable of Cobb County (Georgia). He has written several books on Civil War and railroad themes, including "Civil War Prison Camps: A Brief History", "Famous Songs of the Civil War", "Retracing the Route of Sherman's Atlanta Campaign and March to the Sea", "The Battle of Griswoldville: An Infantry Battle on Sherman's March to the Sea", "The Fifteen Most Critical Moments of the Civil War", "The Reading Railroad: An Illustrated Timeline", "The Pennsylvania Railroad: An Illustrated Timeline", "The Battle of Allatoona Pass: The Forgotten Battle of Sherman’s Atlanta Campaign", "The Ten Best – and Worst – Generals of the Civil War", "The Top 10 Innovations of the Civil War", "Bleeding Kansas: The Real Start of the Civil War", "The Top 20 Railroad Songs of All Time", "The Top 25 Civil War Spies and Irregulars", "The Top 20 Most Influential Leaders of the Civil War”, “The Top 25 Most Influential Women of the Civil War” and "The W&A, the General, and the Andrews Raid: A Brief History". Robert has also written several books on ghost towns in the Southwest, including "Death Valley Ghost Towns – As They Appear Today", "Ghost Towns of the Mojave National Preserve", "Ghost Towns of Southern Arizona and New Mexico" and "Ghost Towns of Western Nevada". Another Western-themed book, "The Top 10 Gunslingers and Lawmen of the Old West", was published in 2012. In 2005, Robert co-authored a business-oriented book entitled "Working Virtually: The Challenges of Virtual Teams". In 2013, he authored "The Leo Beuerman Story: As Told By His Family".