ABOUT THE CO-EDITORS
Gregory J. W. Urwin and Cathy Kunzinger Urwin
photographed at their former place of employment,
the University of Central Arkansas.
Photo by Melanie Siegel.
Gregory Urwin is a professor
of history and associate director of the Center for the Study of Force
and Diplomacy at Temple University. He is the author or editor of eight
Custer Victorious: The Civil War Battles of General
George Armstrong Custer, The United States Infantry: An Illustrated
History, 1775-1918, The United States Cavalry: An Illustrated History,
1776-1944, and Facing Fearful Odds: The Siege of Wake Island.
The latter received the General Wallace M. Greene, Jr., Award from the
Marine Corps Heritage Foundation as the "outstanding non-fiction book published
in 1998 pertinent to Marine Corps history." His newest book is Black
Flag over Dixie: Racial Atrocities and Reprisals in the Civil War.
Cathy Kunzinger Urwin is
a former adjunct professor of history at the University of Central Arkansas.
Her first book, Agenda for Reform: Winthrop Rockfeller as Governor of
Arkansas, 1967-1971, was published by University of Arkansas Press
in 1991. Former U.S. president Bill Clinton, who was then governor of Arkansas,
praised the book with these words: "Agenda for Reform is a thoughtful
examination of this paradoxical period in the state's history, and Urwin's
mastery of her subject asserts itself in this enlightening and highly readable
Greg and Cathy Urwin met
in 1980 while earning their Ph.D.s in history at the University of Notre
Dame. They have been married since December 31, 1982, and are the parents
of one son, Edward Gregory Urwin, as aspiring ballet dancer to whom this
edition of History of the 33d Iowa Infantry Volunteer Regiment, 1863-6
Cathy with then-Governor Bill Clinton at a
Little Rock signing for her 1991 book, Agenda for Reform:
Winthrop Rockfeller as Governor of Arkansas, 1967-1971. Clinton wrote an endorsement for Agenda
for Reform. Shortly after this photograph was taken, he entered the race for the Democractic
Edward G. Urwin assisted his parents with some
the research for the annotations to this book.