David W. Blight is the author of Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American Memory. He teaches at Yale University.
Thomas J. Brown, who teaches at the University of South Carolina, is the author of Civil War Eras.
Alice Fahs teaches at the University of California at Irvine. She is the author of The Imagined Civil War: Popular Literature of the North and South, 1861– 1865.
Gary W. Gallagher has published numerous works, including Lee and His Army in Confederate History and The Confederate War. He teaches at the University of Virginia.
J. Matthew Gallman is the author of Mastering Wartime: A Social History of Philadelphia during the Civil War. He teaches at the University of Florida.
Patrick J. Kelly, who teaches at the University of Texas at San Antonio, is the author of Creating a National Home: Building the Veterans' Welfare State, 1860–1900.
Stuart McConnell's publications include Glorious Contentment: The Grand Army of the Republic, 1865–1900. He teaches at Pitzer College in Claremont, California.
James M. McPherson of Princeton University is the author of many books, including Battle Cry of Freedom and For Cause and Comrades.
Joan Waugh, who teaches at the University of California at Los Angeles, is the author of Unsentimental Reformer: The life of Josephine Shaw Lowell.
LeeAnn Whites is the author of The Civil War as a Crisis in Gender: Augusta, Georgia, 1860–1890 and teaches at the University of Missouri at Columbia.
Jon Wiener's most recent book is Gimme Some Truth. He is a contributing editor to the Nation magazine and teaches at the University of California at Irvine.