About the Author
Michael G. Mahon, a native of Huntingon Station, New York, earned his B.A. at the State University of New York at Stony Brook and his M.A. at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. The author of several articles on the Civil War, he also wrote "The Shenandoah Valley, 1861-1865: The Destruction of the Granary of the Confederacy" (081171540X).