Frederick J. Blue is professor emeritus in history at Youngstown State University. Among his publications are Salmon P. Chase: A Life in Politics (Kent State Univ. Press, 1987) and No Taint of Compromise: Crusaders in Antislavery Politics (Louisiana State Univ. Press, 2005).
J. Brent Morris received his Ph.D. from Cornell University in 2010. He is currently a visiting research fellow at the University of South Carolina Institute for Southern Studies and lecturer in history at the Aiken and Sumter campuses of the University of South Carolina. [End Page 208]