Joan Waugh is professor of history at the University of California at Los Angeles, where she specializes in nineteenth-century history. Her current project includes the nature of surrender during the Civil War.
Patrick J. Kelly is associate professor of history at the University of Texas at San Antonio. His research examines the transnational impact of the Civil War along the Rio Grande borderlands.
Carole Emberton is assistant professor in the history department at the University at Buffalo (SUNY). Her first book, Beyond Redemption: Race, Violence, and the American South after the Civil War, will be published next year by the University of Chicago Press.
Caroline E. Janney is associate professor of history at Purdue University. She is the author of Burying the Dead but Not the Past: Ladies’ Memorial Associations and the Lost Cause.
David S. Reynolds, Distinguished Professor at the CUNY Graduate Center, is the author or editor of fifteen books, including Mightier than the Sword, Walt Whitman’s America, John Brown, Abolitionist, and Beneath the American Renaissance. He is the winner of the Bancroft Prize, the Christian Gauss Award, and the Ambassador Book Award and finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. [End Page 475]