Benjamin Huggins is an associate professor and editor at the Papers of George Washington project at the University of Virginia. He is the editor of three volumes of The Papers of George Washington, Revolutionary War Series. He received his Ph. D. in history from George Mason University in January 2009. In addition to his articles for the Journal of the American Revolution, he has written a chapter in A Companion to George Washington, Edward Lengel, ed. (Wiley-Blackwell, May 2012) on Washington as commander in chief in the first years of the French alliance. He is also the author of Willie Mangum and the North Carolina Whigs in the Age of Jackson (McFarland, 2016).