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 About the Author

David A. Powell is a 1983 graduate of the Virginia Military Institute. After graduating with a degree in history, he entered the family business, CBS Messenger, in the Chicago area. He has published articles in a number of magazines and more than 15 historical simulations of various battles, and has led tours to various sites. For the past decade his focus has been on the epic Battle of Chickamauga.

Failure in the Saddle: Nathan Bedford Forrest, Joe Wheeler, and the Confederate Cavalry in the Chickamauga Campaign will be released this fall from Savas Beatie Publishers.

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