About the Author
John F Votaw is the Executive Director, Cantigny First Division Foundation, Wheaton, Illinois. Lieutenant Colonel (US Army, Retired) Votaw, a graduate of the US Military Academy (1961), commanded US Army cavalry and armored units through the battalion level and served in Vietnam in 1966-67. He completed graduate studies in history at the University of California, Davis (MA, 1969) and Temple University (PhD, 1991). He is currently Adjunct Associate Professor of History at Dominican University, River Forest, Illinois.