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 He also serves as historical content editor for Savas Beatie’s Emerging Civil War Book Series.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 five years, he has spoken to more than 50 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, Hallowed Ground 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