Matt Atkinson is a native of Houston,
Mississippi. He received a BBA in General Business and a BA in History
from Ole Miss and is currently working on a MA in History. Matt has
served as an interpreter at Petersburg National Battlefield, Natchez
National Historical Park, Manassas National Battlefield, and Gettysburg
National Military Park. He is currently employed at Vicksburg National
Bert H. Barnett has been a park
ranger/historian at Gettysburg National Military Park (NMP) since 1992.
He has also worked at Stones River, Manassas and Shiloh in his National
Park Service career. His essays in appeared in the last three GNMP
Eric A. Campbell is a twenty-year veteran of
the National Park Service. He has worked at Gettysburg National
Military Park as a ranger/historian for eighteen years. Previous to
Gettysburg he worked at Independence NHP. His book, "A Grand
Terrible Dramma": From Gettysburg to Petersburg, The Civil War Letters
of Charles Wellington Reed, the medal of honor winner bugler of the
9th Massachusetts Battery, was published by Fordham University Press in
2000, and won the Eastern National author's award in 2001.
Troy D. Harman has been with the National Park
Service since 1984 in historical interpretation. He currently works at
Gettysburg NMP. Previous to working here he worked at Appomattox Court
House NHS, Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania NMP, and Independence NHP. He
has a M.A. in history from Shippensburg University, and is the author of
the book Cemetery Hill: The General Plan Was
D. Scott Hartwig is a supervisory historian at
Gettysburg NMP. He is the author of numerous essays and articles, as
well as two books.
Lt. Colonel William D. Hewitt, U.S. Army
(Retired) served thirty-one years in the army, including six years
in intelligence and twenty-five years in armor and cavalry. Lt. Colonel
Hewitt taught for four years at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff
College's Center for Army Tactics. While serving here he rewrote the
primary tactics course for the College, supervised and reviewed all
secondary tactics instruction, and conducted tactics seminars with
senior army officers. He is the author of thirteen articles for
journals and military publications and two tactics manuals.
Anthony Nicastro is a graduate of the City
University of New York and is a United States Navy combat veteran. For
the past eleven years he has been an adjunct instructor for the
Harrisburg Area Community College. He has worked as a park ranger at
Eisenhower NHS and Gettysburg NMP. Since 1993 he has been a Licensed
Battlefield Guide and received the Superintendent's Award for excellence
in guiding in 2002.
Michael Phipps is a graduate of the Gilmore
School and Johns Hopkins University. He served as a light infantry
officer with the U.S. Army and Maryland National Guard, and also as a
police officer in Baltimore County, Maryland. He has been a licensed
battlefield guide for 13 years and is the author of "The Devil's
to Pay:" General John Buford, and "Come on, You
Wolverines:" Custer at Gettysburg.
Karlton D. Smith is a 12-year veteran
interpreter/historian at Gettysburg NMP. Previous to working at
Gettysburg he worked at Independence NHP. He has authored essays in
all of the Gettysburg NMP seminars.