Joseph M. Beilein is an associate professor of history at Penn State Erie—The Behrend College, where he teaches classes on early American history, the Civil War, and military history. He is the author of Bushwhackers: Guerrilla Warfare, Manhood, and the Household in Civil War Missouri (2016), and co-editor of The Civil War Guerrilla: Unfolding the Black Flag in History, Memory, and Myth (2015). His current research projects include a biography of William Clarke Quantrill and a study of the relationship between manhood and alcohol in the Civil War. He was a Filson Fellow in 2009.
Andrew Fialka is a former Filson Fellow and currently an assistant professor at Middle Tennessee State University, where he teaches courses on American history and the Civil War. He also works at the University of Georgia's Center for Virtual History (eHistory.org) on digital humanities projects. His work on guerrilla war and spatial history has been published in The Register of the Kentucky Historical Society, The Guerrilla Hunters: Irregular Conflicts During the Civil War (2017), and The Civil War Guerrilla: Unfolding the Black Flag in History, Memory, and Myth (2015).
Lorien Foote is the Patricia and Bookman Peters Professor in History at Texas A&M University and the director of graduate studies for the history department. She teaches graduate seminars on war and society and undergraduate courses on nineteenth-century America. She is the author of four books, including The Yankee Plague: Escaped Union Prisoners and the Collapse of the Confederacy (2016). She is currently writing a book about retaliation during the Civil War and editing the Oxford Handbook of the Civil War.
Matthew Christopher Hulbert is a former Filson Fellow who received his Ph.D. in history from the University of Georgia. A historian of violence and memory, he has been a H. F. Guggenheim Fellow and was awarded the C. Vann Woodward Dissertation Prize from the Southern Historical Association in 2016. He is the author of the prize-winning The Ghosts of Guerrilla Memory: How Civil War Bushwhackers Became Gunslingers in the American West (2016). He is currently writing an intellectual biography of Major John Newman Edwards for Bison Books.
Barton A. Myers is associate professor of Civil War history at Washington and Lee University and author of the awarding-winning Executing Daniel Bright: Race, Loyalty, and Guerrilla Violence in a Coastal Carolina Community, 1861-1865 (2009). He is also author of Rebels Against the Confederacy: North Carolina's Unionists (2014), and co-editor of The Guerrilla Hunters: Irregular Conflicts during the Civil War (2017). He received his Ph.D. from the University of Georgia and is currently writing a book on partisan warfare in the Civil War South. In the summer of 2016, he was the C. Ballard Breaux Fellow at the Filson. [End Page 2]