Jonathan A. Noyalas, is the Director of the McCormick Civil War Institute at Shenandoah University where he also teaches courses in Civil War era history. He is the author or editor of eleven books including his most recent Civil War Legacy in the Shenandoah: Remembrance, Reunion, and Reconciliation. Additionally, Prof. Noyalas is the author of more than 100 articles, essays, book chapters, and reviews which have appeared in a variety of scholarly and popular publications including Civil War History, Civil War Times, America’s Civil War, Blue & Gray, Hallowed Ground, and Civil War News. In addition to teaching and writing he has served as a consultant on a variety of projects including Civil War historian for the National Park Service’s historic resource study at Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park, content expert for the Civil War Trust’s Cedar Creek Battle App., and advisor for National Geographic’s three-part documentary series “Civil Warriors.” He has appeared on NPR’s “With Good Reason” and C-SPAN’s American History TV. Noyalas, the recipient of numerous awards for teaching, scholarship, and service, received the State Council for Higher Education in Virginia’s prestigious Outstanding Faculty Award in February 2016.