The Assistant Director of the Charleston Museum in Charleston, South Carolina, Carl is a CPA and also holds a Master’s Degree in History from the University of Alabama. With a lifelong interest in the American Revolutionary War, he has served as a volunteer history interpreter for the National Park Service and has lectured extensively on the American Revolution. Beginning in June 2003, Carl has served as curator for a special exhibition at the Charleston Museum which included Revolutionary War artifacts and images from museums and archives in the United Kingdom, Germany, Canada, and the United States. Carl’s book, A Gallant Defense: The Siege of Charleston, 1780, was published by the University of South Carolina Press in 2003.
Todd is the founder of www.royalprovincial.com, an extensive web based study of Loyalist in the American Revolution. He organized, planned and executed the first-ever "School of the Loyalist" in July, 1997 at Historic New Bridge Landing, River Edge, New Jersey. He served as Chairman of the Retreat to Victory Committee, celebrating the 225th anniversary of the American Revolution in Bergen County, New Jersey. He is a member of the Company of Military Historians, the Bergen County Historical Society, and the Bergen County Revolutionary War Roundtable. He has lectured at the Brigade of the American Revolution School of Instruction (1998); King's Mountain National Park (2000); Manhattan Night Chapter DAR (2001); Hunterdon Historical Museum (2000, 2001); Princeton University (2002) and the Historic Camden/Kershaw County Historical Society's Banastre Tarleton Symposium (2002). Todd lives in NJ and is a living historian with the 4th Battalion, New Jersey Volunteers.
After receiving his BA in History from North Georgia College, Jay served on the Faculty and Staff of US Army Command and General Staff College, Ft. Leavenworth, KS. He also served as Historical Consultant to the National Park Service in production of "Another Such Victory," a documentary film shown at Guilford Courthouse National Military Park. He is a long time reenactor.
John W. "Bill" Gordon
Bill is a professor of national security affairs at the United States Marine Corps Command and Staff College in Quantico, Virginia. Formerly a professor of history and dean of undergraduate studies at The Citadel, he is the author of The Other Desert War: British Special Forces in North Africa, 1940–1943 and South Carolina and the American Revolution, A Battlefield History.
Currently in the history Ph.D. program for Early American History at the Ohio State University, John is the author of “All this Poor Province Could Do: North Carolina and the Seven Years War, 1757-1762,” The North Carolina Historical Review, January 2002; "To Disturb the Assembly: Tarleton's Charlottesville Raid and the British Invasion of Virginia, 1781,” Virginia Cavalcade, Autumn 2000; "That Unhappy Affair': Horatio Gates and the Battle of Camden (2001) published by the Kershaw County (SC) Historical Society; and "The American Militia in the South: from Camden to Guilford Courthouse," Muzzleloader, November/December 2001.
Holly A. Mayer
Holly Mayer (Ph.D. William and Mary) is Associate Professor of History at Duquesne University. Holly's major teaching and research field is Colonial America. Her book on the role of camp followers and the development of a military community in the Continental Army, Belonging to the Army was published by the University of South Carolina Press in 1997. Her next research project will study the impact of the Continental Army in creating a sense of national identity. She also edited a reader, For the Record: A Documentary History of America (co-authored with David E. Shi, W.W. Norton & Co, 1999, 2003), on U.S. history from colonial times through the Civil War.
An Adjunct Instructor in History, Moraine Valley Community College, Palos Hills, Illinois, James received his Bachelor of Arts in History from Temple University and a Master of Arts in History from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is a member of the Society for Military History and Phi Alpha Theta National History Honor Society.
Dan L. Morrill
As a Professor of History at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte he has developed a major interest in public history, especially historic preservation. As Consulting Director of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission since 1974, he has authored more than 100 Survey and Research Reports on prospective historic landmarks, has administered design review over restoration projects, has overseen the renovation of historic structures, and has prepared nominations for the National Register Places. Dan draws upon his extensive knowledge when teaching undergraduate courses in historic preservation. He is also active in military history. His book, Southern Campaigns of the American Revolution was published in 1994.
James R. Piecuch
An ABD in History at The College of William & Mary, Jim's dissertation is “Three Peoples, One King: Loyalists, Slaves, Indians, and the British Effort to Restore Royal Authority in the Deep South, 1775-1782,” directed by Professor James Axtell. Jim is the author of “Empowering the People: The Stamp Act in New Hampshire,” Historical New Hampshire, Vol. 49, No. 4, Winter 1994; “Washington and the Specter of Cromwell,” Chapter 11 in Ethan Fishman, et.al., editors, George Washington: Foundation of Presidential Leadership and Character, 2001; and “A War Averted: Luso-American Relations in the Revolutionary Era, 1775-1786,” Portuguese Studies Review, Vol. 5, No. 2, Fall-Winter 1996-1997. Jim was a speaker on The Battle of the Waxhaws (Buford's Massacre) at the 2002 Banastre Tarleton Symposium.
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