Dr. Brandon H. Beck is Lt. Commander of the SCV Camp in Caledonia,Mississippi. He is the founder and now Director Emeritus of the McCormick Civil War Institute at Shenandoah University in Winchester,Virginia. He lives in Columbus,Mississippi.
He is the author of 12 books about the War. The five most recent are :
1. Third Alabama! The Civil War Memoir of Genl. Cullen A. Battle.
2. Defending the Mississippi Prairie. Genl. Forrest and the Battle of Okolona.
3. Holly Springs. Van Dorn, the CSS Arkansas and The Raid That Saved Vicksburg.
4. Foiling Streight’s Raid. Emma Sansom’s Courage and Forrest’s Pursuit.
5. Winchester’s Battles. A History and Guide to Virginia’s Most War Torn Town.
His topic is:
  She Rode With Forrest> Emma Sansom and Forrest at Black Creek, May 2, 1863.