Mark R. Anderson is an independent historian and retired U.S. Air Force officer. He earned his B.A. in history from Purdue University and his M.A. in military studies from American Military University. He is the author of The Battle for the Fourteenth Colony: America’s War of Liberation in Canada, 1774-1776; The Invasion of Canada by the Americans, 1775-1776: As Told through Jean-Baptiste Badeaux’s Three Rivers Journal and New York Captain William Goforth's Letters; and contributed an essay to The 10 Key Campaigns of the American Revolution.