About the Author
Robert C. Jones grew up in the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania area. In 1981, he moved to the Atlanta, Georgia area, where he received a B.S. in Computer Science at DeVry Institute of Technology. From 1984-2009, Robert worked for Hewlett-Packard as a computer consultant. He now works as an author, researcher and videographer. Robert is President of the Kennesaw Historical Society, and Director of Programs and Education for the Kennesaw Museum Foundation. He has written several books on Civil War and railroad themes including "Retracing the Route of Sherman's Atlanta Campaign and March to the Sea", "Images of America: Kennesaw", and "The W&A, the General, and the Andrews Raid: A Brief History". Robert is an ordained elder in the Presbyterian Church. He has written and taught numerous adult Sunday School courses. He is the author of "A Brief History of Protestantism in the United States", "A Brief History of the Sacraments: Baptism and Communion", "Heaven and Hell: In the Bible, the Apocrypha and the Dead Sea Scrolls", "The Crusades and the Inquisition: A Brief History", "Monks and Monasteries: A Brief History", and "Meet the Apostles: Biblical and Legendary Accounts". Robert has also written several books on ghost towns in the Southwest, including Death Valley Ghost Towns – As They Appear Today and Ghost Towns of the Mojave National Preserve. He's also written extensively on ghost towns in Nevada, Arizona and New Mexico. In 2005, Robert co-authored a business-oriented book entitled Working Virtually: The Challenges of Virtual Teams.