David Lee Russell (davidleerussell.com) was born in Wilmington, North Carolina. After receiving his BS in aerospace engineering from North Carolina State University, he attended the Naval Aviation Officer’s Candidate School in Pensacola. Commissioned as an Ensign-Special Duty Intelligence, he served as a Naval Air Intelligence Officer in the Pacific, Southeast Asia, and the Indian Ocean. After leaving active duty service, David began a long career in information technology. He is the author of The American Revolution in the Southern Colonies (McFarlard, 2009), Victory on Sullivan’s Island: The British Cape Fear/Charles Town Expedition of 1776 (Infinity Publishing, 2002), Oglethorpe and Colonial Georgia: A History, 1733–1783 (McFarland, 2006), and The Duke of Southbourne (CreateSpace, 2011). David resides in Milton, Georgia.