About the Author
James M. Madden, born in Jersey City, New Jersey, has a BS in marketing from Saint Peter's University and is a political consultant and local historian who has contributed to or authored many books and publications. He is a trustee and treasurer of the New Jersey Civil War Heritage Association and its 150th Anniversary Committee, a member of the Lincoln Group of NYC, the Association of Professional Genealogists, Hudson County Genealogical and Historical Society and the Company of Military Historians.
Harry Ziegler worked for many years at the Asbury Park Press, New Jersey's second largest newspaper, rising from reporter to bureau chief, editor and managing editor of the paper. He is currently associate principal of Bishop George Ahr High School, Edison, New Jersey, and has co-authored several books on New Jersey history.