C. W. Whitehair is a Civil War historian and author. In 2000, he and his wife began portraying civilian living historians. From 2008 until 2012, Charles was a volunteer Historical Interpreter for the Harpers Ferry National Park in Harpers Ferry, WV. He is also formally a member of the Harpers Ferry Historical Association and currently a member of the Florida Writers Association. Charles has written ten books on the Civil War, fifty articles, and a best selling short story. He has previously been a guest speaker at Civil War Round Tables, historical associations, schools, libraries, publishing classes, and Civil War events. He has also presented at the United States Naval Academy and on Capitol Hill in Washington, D. C., in addition to appearing in several historical documentaries and several movies.