About the Author

Brenda Chambers McKean has been an independent researcher and collector of antebellum and Civil War history for twenty-five years. This book is a compilation of ten years work. Ms. McKean is a retired nurse anesthetist, a graduate of Duke University.

Presently she lives in Timberlake, North Carolina with her grandson. You may contact the author for comments / feedback at oldtenngrad@yahoo.com.