• Terry Winschel recently retired as historian at Vicksburg National Military Park. He is regarded, along with Ed Bearss, as the leading authority on the Vicksburg Campaign. His books include: Triumph & Defeat: The Vicksburg Campaign; Vicksburg: Fall of the Confederate Gibraltar; and Vicksburg is the Key: The Struggle for the Mississippi River.

  • Mitch Yockelson is an archivist at the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) where he  heads the Archival Recovery Team (ART). Additionally, he teaches military history at Norwich University. He is the author of Borrowed Soldiers, Americans under British Command, 1918; MacArthur: America’s General; and Grant: Savior of the Union. A fourth book, Forty-Seven Days: How Pershing’s Warriors Came of Age to Defeat the Germans in Autumn, 1918, will soon be published.