Symposium Spotlight: Phill Greenwalt

Welcome to another installment of our 2022 Emerging Civil War Symposium Spotlight Series. We are introducing you to each of our outstanding speakers that will be presenting at the Eighth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium August 5 – 7, 2022. Today’s featured speaker is Phill Greenwalt.

Author and historian Phillip Greenwalt.

Phill Greenwalt, full-time contributor to Emerging Civil War and co-founder of Emerging Revolutionary War, is currently a Supervisory Ranger at Catoctin Mountain National Park in Thurmont, Maryland. Prior to his current position, Phill spent time at George Washington Birthplace National Monument, Thomas Stone National Historic Site, and Everglades National Park. He started with the National Park Service as a historical interpreter intern at Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park. He has also had the honor to be on official details for the Sesquicentennial of the surrender at Appomattox Court House and the Bicentennial of the Battle of Fort McHenry and the writing of the Star-Spangled Banner.

Phill is the co-author of Bloody Autumn: The Shenandoah Valley Campaign of 1864, Hurricane from the Heavens: The Battle of Cold Harbor, and Calamity in Carolina: The Battles of Averasboro and Bentonville (all three with Daniel Davis).

Most recently Phill has authored for the Emerging Revolutionary War Series The Winter that Won the War: The Winter Encampment at Valley Forge, 1777-1778, and A Single Blow: The Battles of Lexington and Concord and the Beginning of the American Revolution, April 19, 1775. 

Phill graduated from George Mason University with a M.A. in American History and also has a B.A. in History from Wheeling Jesuit University.

You can find more information about the 2022 Emerging Civil War Symposium by clicking here.

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