Chris Mackowski, Ph.D., is an associate professor of journalism and mass communication at St. Bonaventure University. He also works as a historian for the National Park Service at Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park, where he gives tours at four major Civil War battlefields (Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Wilderness, and Spotsylvania), as well as at the building where Stonewall Jackson died. He’s the author of books on the battles of Wilderness and Chancellorsville, and with Kris White, co-author of Simply Murder: The Battle of Fredericksburg and The Last Days of Stonewall Jackson, plus monograph-length articles on Spotsylvania. Mackowski and White have also written for Civil War Times, America’s Civil War, Hallowed Ground, and Blue & Gray.
(Co-Founder of Emerging Civil War Blog)