Gary W Gallagher is a civil war historian with a special interest in the military aspects of the war. He is the author or co-author of several books including Lee and His Generals in War and Memory and The Confederate War. He has also served as President of the Association of Preservation of Civil War sites. He is a professor of history at the University of Virginia.
Alan T. Nolan, an Indianapolis lawyer, is author of <i>The Iron Brigade</i>, a military history, and <i>As Sounding Brass</i>, a novel.