About the Author
Lesley J. Gordon is an associate professor of history at the University of Akron. She is the author of General George E. Pickett in Life and Legend; coeditor of Intimate Strategies of the Civil War: Military Commanders and Their Wives; and coauthor of This Terrible War: The Civil War and Its Aftermath.
John C. Inscoe is the author, editor, or coeditor of eight books, including The Heart of Confederate Appalachia; Enemies of the Country: New Perspectives on Unionists in the Civil War South; and Appalachians and Race: The Mountain South from Slavery to Segregation. He is a professor of history at the University of Georgia.