It is my pleasure to welcome aboard the newest guest blogger of the Civil War Navy Sesquicentennial, John Grady. Grady is an accomplished historian and professional. He has contributed to USNI's Naval History on Civil War subjects, served as lead interviewer for the Naval Historical Foundation's Oral History Program, written book reviews on CWN topics for Militarylifestyles.com and the Naval Historical Foundation, and served as managing editor of the Navy Times.
He is currently completing a biography of Matthew F. Maury.
Welcome aboard, John!