William C. "Jack" Davis
JACK DAVIS retired in 2013 as Professor of History and Executive Director of the Virginia Center for Civil War Studies at Virginia Tech He served as the principal historical consultant to the A. & E. television series, Civil War Journal and has authored or edited many books including ‘A Government of Our Own’: The Making of the Confederacy; An Honorable Defeat: The Last Days of the Confederate Government and Look Away!: A History of the Confederate States of America. His most recent book, Crucible of Command: Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee: The War They Fought, the Peace They Forged has just been published.