Joe currently lives in Alexandria, Virginia where he is the Digital Historian at the Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington at Mount Vernon.

A New Orleanian by birth, Joe received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of New Orleans, and his Ph.D. from Texas Christian University.

The author of numerous studies on the military history of the Revolution and Early National United States, Joe was a fellow of the Department of History at the United States Military Academy prior to joining the staff at Mount Vernon.

Most recently, his research has focused on the relationship between the American Continental Army and its French allies.

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