STEPHEN D ENGLE is professor of history at Florida Atlantic University. He is the author of many books and articles on the Civil War, particularly the war in the western theater, including biographies of German-American Franz Sigel (Yankee Dutchman, 1993, reprint 1999) and Union General Don Carlos Buell (Most Promising of All. 1999). His forthcoming work, Struggle for the Heartland, a volume in the "Great Campaigns of the Civil War" series, focusses on the early phase of the Civil War in the West.
PROFESSOR ROBERT O'NEILL, AO D.Phil, is the Chichele Professor of the History of War at the University of Oxford and Series Editor of the Essential Histories. His wealth of knowledge and expertise shapes the series content, and provides up-to-the-minute research and theory. Born in 1936 an Australian citizen, he served in the Australian army (1955-68) and has held a number of eminent positions in history circles. He has been Chichele Professor of the History of War and a Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford, since 1987. He is the author of many books Including works on the German army and the Nazi party, and the Korean and Vietnam wars.
The war in the West 1861 -July 1863
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