Bryan A. Cheeseboro is a historian of the American Civil War Era and a board member of The Alliance to Preserve the Civil War Defenses of Washington. He is a military and civilian reenactor and the Reenactor Coordinator for the Alliance’s annual Fort Stevens Day event. He is the creator of The Civil War Era Historian’s Page on Facebook. He has been a featured speaker at Civil War Roundtables in Washington D.C. and Baltimore, and various other programs and podcasts. He has authored articles featured in Civil War focused publications. Bryan is a native Washingtonian and works for the U.S. National Archives in Washington D.C.