Matthew M. Montelione is a Revolutionary War researcher who focuses on the local experiences of Loyalists on eastern Long Island, New York. His chief character of study is steadfast Loyalist Richard Floyd IV, a wealthy Brookhaven landowner, military officer, and judge. His work on Floyd was published in Long Island History Journal in December 2015 (VOL 24-2). Montelione also writes horror, historical fiction, and fantasy stories. His comic book project “Spirit Guild” is a fantasy miniseries set on Long Island during the American Revolution.