Anna Gibson Holloway & Jonathan W. White

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Anna Gibson Holloway & Jonathan W. White

Anna Gibson Holloway is the National Park Service’s maritime historian with the Park History Program in Washington, D.C. She holds a Ph.D. in history from the College of William & Mary, and is a leading expert on the Civil War ironclad USS Monitor. Her current research focuses on the Battle of Hampton Roads in popular culture, the Oyster Wars of the lower Chesapeake Bay, and nineteenth-century marine salvage firms. And yes, those do all go together. Sort of. Jonathan W. White is associate professor of American Studies at Christopher Newport University and a senior fellow with CNU’s Center for American Studies. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Abraham Lincoln Association, is Vice President of the Abraham Lincoln Institute, and serves on the Ford’s Theatre Advisory Council. His recent book, Emancipation, the Union Army, and the Reelection of Abraham Lincoln, was selected by Civil War Monitor as one of the best books of 2014, was a Finalist for both the Lincoln Prize and the Jefferson Davis Prize, and won the Abraham Lincoln Institute's 2015 Book Prize. Check out his website at www.jonathanwhite.org/.

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