Allen C. Guelzo is the Henry R. Luce Professor of the Civil War Era and Director of Civil War Studies at Gettysburg College. He is the author of numerous books treating subjects from Jonathan Edwards, to evangelical Christianity, to Lincoln and the Civil War era. Among his recent books are Abraham Lincoln: Redeemer President (Eerdmans, 1999), which won the Lincoln Prize for 2000; Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation: The End of Slavery in America (Simon & Schuster, 2004), which won the Lincoln Prize for 2005; Lincoln and Douglas: The Debates That Defined America (Simon & Schuster, 2008); Abraham Lincoln as a Man of Ideas (Southern Illinois University Press, 2009); and Lincoln: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford University Press, 2009).
Randall M. Miller is the William Dirk Warren ‘05 Sesquicentennial Chair and Professor of History at Saint Joseph’s University. He is author or editor of numerous books. Among his books related to the Civil War are, as coeditor, Religion and the American Civil War (Oxford University Press, 1998), and The Birth of the Grand Old Party: The Republicans’ First Generation (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2002). His most recent book, coauthored with Paul Cimbala, is The Northern Home Front in the Civil War (Praeger, 2012).
Matthew Pinsker holds the Brian Pohanka Chair for Civil War History at Dickinson College. Among his many interests, he writes on political issues, personalities, and history. In Lincoln studies, he is best known for his highly acclaimed Lincoln’s Sanctuary: Abraham Lincoln and the Soldiers’ Home (Oxford University Press, 2003). He also wrote Abraham Lincoln (CQ Press, 2002) for the “American Presidents Reference Series.”
Harry S. Stout is the Jonathan Edwards Chair of American Religious History at Yale University. He is the author of several highly regarded books in American religious history. His interests in the Civil War have led to two important books, Upon the Altar of the Nation: A Moral History of the Civil War (Viking, 2006), and, as coeditor, Religion and the American Civil War (Oxford University Press, 1998).
Gregory J. W. Urwin is Professor of History at Temple University, Vice-President of the Society for Military History, and the General Editor of the “Campaigns and Commanders” series at the University of Oklahoma Press. Among his many much-respected works on military history, he has published Custer Victorious: The Civil War Battles of General George Armstrong Custer (Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1983), and, as editor, Black Flag over Dixie: Racial Atrocities and Reprisals in the Civil War (Southern Illinois University Press, 2004).