Kristopher White is a historian for the Penn-Trafford Recreation Board and a continuing education instructor for the Community College of Allegheny County near Pittsburgh, PA. He also serves as historical content editor for Savas Beatie’s new Emerging Civil War Book Series. White is a graduate of Norwich University with a MA in Military History, as well as a graduate of California University of Pennsylvania with a BA in History. For five years he served as a staff military historian at Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park, where he still volunteers his services. For a short time he was a member of the Association of Licensed Battlefield Guides at Gettysburg. Over the past seven years, he has spoken to more than 40 roundtables and historical societies, and has been a featured guest on the Pennsylvania Cable Network’s coverage of the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg. He is the author and co-author of numerous articles that have appeared in America’s Civil War, Blue and Gray, Civil War Times, and Armchair General. White co-authored The Last Days of Stonewall Jackson, Simply Murder: The Battle of Fredericksburg, and A Season of Slaughter: The Battle of Spotsylvania Court House with long-time friend Chris Mackowski. The two have authored numerous articles together and are currently working on a follow-up to their acclaimed book Chancellorsville’s Forgotten Front: The Battles of Second Fredericksburg and Salem Church, May 3, 1863; which will detail the actions around the Chancellorsville Crossroads on May 3, 1863.
Co-Founder of Emerging Civil War