CONTRIBUTOR:

Ethan S. Rafuse

AFFILIATION:

TITLE:

Professor of Military History

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INSTITUTION:

United States Army Command and General Staff College

BIOGRAPHY:

Ethan S. Rafuse received his B.A. and M.A. degrees in history at George Mason University, and his Ph.D. in history and political science at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. A former park ranger at Manassas National Battlefield and the Harry S Truman National Historic Site, in 2001-03 he taught military history at the United States Military Academy at West Point and since 2004 has been a member of the Department of Military History at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, where he is a professor of history. He has published over 250 articles, essays, and reviews, and is the author, editor, or co-editor of nine books, including McClellan’s War: The Failure of Moderation in the Struggle for the Union, Robert E. Lee and the Fall of the Confederacy, 1863-1865, and Guide to the Richmond and Petersburg Campaigns of 1864-65.