Timothy R. Talbott is the Chief Administrative Officer for the Central Virginia Battlefields Trust. He is formerly the Director of Education, Interpretation, Visitor Services, and Collections, at Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier. Talbott is the founding member and President of the Battle of New Market Heights Memorial and Education Association. He earned bachelor’s degrees from Milligan College (Communications) and East Tennessee State University (History) and a master’s of arts in Public History from Appalachian State University. Tim maintains the Random Thoughts on History blog and has published articles in both book and scholarly journal formats.