KEVIN J. DOUGHERTY is an instructor in the Department of History at the University of Southern Mississippi, where he teaches world civilization and military history. He is a retired Army officer and the author of The Peninsula Campaign of 1862: A Military Analysis and the forthcoming Civil War Leadership and Mexican War Experience.
MARTIN J. DOUGHERTY is a freelance writer and editor specializing in military and defense topics. His published works deal with subjects ranging from the history of small arms to naval warfare and private security.
PARKER HILLS is a retired brigadier general with 25 years of military service. He has conducted battlefield tours and military staff rides throughout the United States and is a graduate of the United States Army War College in Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania. He is the author of numerous writings on American history and the Civil War.
DR. CHRIS MCNAB is an editor and writer on military topics who has contributed to more than 50 titles over the last 12 years. He has written extensively on military history, weapons technology, and military strategy.
MICHAEL F. PAVKOVIC earned his Ph.D. from the University of Hawaii at Manoa. He currently serves as an associate professor of strategy and policy at the US Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island. He is co-author of What is Military History? and has published on a variety of subjects in military history.