Edward P.C. Peterson grew up outside Pittsburgh, Pa. and attended Maryville College in Tennessee, majoring in Religion and Philosophy with a minor in American History. After a 35-year career as a Director of Christian Education and Youth Ministry, Ed retired and has settled in to writing and studying the American Civil war, a passion of his since childhood.
Living in Scranton, Pa. with his wife and granddaughter, he pursues his research as well as genealogical studies, painting, and a woodworking shop, Mountain Troll Rustics, where he specializes in making rustic frames and birdhouses with hand-carved faces. Ed enjoys public speaking, having done so with audiences of varying sizes discussing the Bible and Civil War history. When Glory Comes Late, a biography of his great-great-grandfather John Lancaster Moore, a union soldier, is his second book. He has also written a devotional for older and college-age young people called, The Sidewalk Gospel under the pseudonym of Vincent DeNardo, and a study of 35 Civil War Veterans buried in his church cemetery, entitled No Story too Small. Learn more at edwardpcpetersonwebsite.com.