Writer, editor. Born– January 14, 1951, Fort Meade, Md. Parents– Douglas Morgan and Evelyn (Mueller) Dederer. Married– Melissa. Children– Two. Education– University of South Florida, B.A., 1980; M.A., 1982; University of Alabama, Ph.D. candidate. Employed by PanAmerican Airways, Aerospace Division, British West Indies, 1968-1969; Surfside Slant Islander Weekly, Cocoa Beach, Florida, 1970-1975; U.S. Army, 1974-1977; editor of The Southern Historian; Graduate Council Fellow at the University of Alabama; visiting scholar at Brown University. Received a Colonial Dames Award, a University of Alabama Graduate Research Fellowship, Southern History Award, the A.B. Moore History Award; U.S. Army Center of Military History Fellowship.


John Morgan Dederer, University, Ala.


Making Bricks Without Straw; Nathanael Greene’s Southern Campaigns and Mao Tse-Tung’s Mobile War. Manhattan, Kan.; Sunflower University Press, 1983.

War In America to 1775; Before Yankee Doodle. New York; New York University Press, 1990.