Air Force officer; historian.  Married–Karen; children–two.  Education; B.A., The Citadel; M.A. English, UNC; M.A. political science, Auburn University at Montgomery; M.A. history, Auburn University. Served as an Air Force Officer for 28 years; retired as colonel.  Author of many newspaper articles on Montgomery history;  editor of local history books for NewSouth publishers.  Taught history at the University of Maryland Far East Division; the Citadel; the Air War College; and several Alabama institutions.


Publishers websites.


Air Force Officer’s Guide.  35th edition.  Stackpole Books, 2008.

Respectable and Disreputable: Leisure Time in Antebellum Montgomery.  NewSouth Books, 2013.

They Served Here:  Twenty-Three Maxwell Men.  Maxwell Air Force Base, 1999.

Through Others’ Eyes: Published Accounts of Antebellum Montgomery.  NewSouth Boooks, 2014.

The Very Worst Road:  Travellers’ Accounts of Crossing Alabama’s Old Creek Indian Territory, 1820-47.  University of Alabama Press, 2009.


A Sense of Place:  Montgomery’s Architectural Heritage.  River City Publishers, 2001.