ROBERT M. CALHOON is professor of history at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He is the author of The Loyalists in Revolutionary America, 1760-1781 ( New York, 1973). His textbook, Revolutionary America: An Interpretive Overview ( New York, 1976), received the William R. Davie Award from the North Carolina Society, Sons of the American Revolution. In conjunction with his current research on religion in the postrevolutionary South, he edited Religion and the American Revolution in North Carolina, published in 1976 by the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources.
ROBERT F. DURDEN is chairman of the department of history at Duke University where he has taught since completing graduate work at Princeton in 1952. His research has centered on late nineteenth-century United States and especially southern history. His most recent books are The Gray and the Black: The Confederate Debate on Emancipation ( Baton Rouge, 1972); The Dukes of Durham, 1865-1929 ( Durham, 1975); and with Jeffrey J. Crow, Maverick Republican in the Old North State: A Political Biography of Daniel L. Russell ( Baton Rouge, 1977).
H. G. JONES, curator of the North Carolina Collection, holds a Ph.D. degree from Duke University and is the author of For History's Sake (Chapel Hill, 1966) and The Records of a Nation ( New York, 1969). He has taught history in colleges in North Carolina and Georgia and has served as director of the North Carolina Department of Archives and History and president of