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Marc Leepson

historian, author, journalist

Marc Leepson is a journalist, historian and the author of six books, most recently *Desperate Engagement*. He has been a writer for Congressional Quarterly in Washington, D.C., and a free-lance writer since 1986. His writings have been published in *Preservation, Smithsonian, Military History, Civil War Times, America's Civil War, Vietnam magazine, the Washington Post, New York Times, New York Times Book Review, The Wall Street Journal, Baltimore Sun, Chicago Tribune, Detroit News, Dallas Morning News, Christian Science Monitor, Newsday, The Arizona Republic, St. Petersburg Times,* and *USA Today.* He also has written entries for *the Encyclopedia Americana, the Encyclopedia Americana Yearbook, and the Dictionary of Virginia Biography. *