Ennis Duling lives in East Poultney, Vermont, on land settled by a Revolutionary War veteran. Now retired, he was the communications director at Castleton State College (Castleton University), which is located eight miles south of the Hubbardton Battlefield. In addition to the American Revolution, his interests include local and Vermont history, the history of education, and the social ferment of the early nineteenth century. His articles and book reviews on the American Revolution have appeared in Vermont History. He is a graduate of Gettysburg College and serves on the boards of the Mount Independence Coalition and the Poultney Historical Society.