Timothy R. Talbott is Director of Education, Interpretation, Visitor Services, and Collections, at Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier. He is the founding member and President of the Battle of New Market Heights Memorial and Education Association. Talbott 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.