Dr. Feis, Professor of history, Buena Vista University, is the author of Grant's Secret Service: The Intelligence War from Belmont to Appomattox (University of Nebraska Press, 2002) and co-author of For the Common Defense: A Military History of the United States from 1607 to 2012 (Free Press, 2012). He has also published numerous articles and book chapters on Civil War military intelligence. His research interests also include Iowa's role in the Civil War. He is currently working on a collection of primary documents entitled Iowa's War: The Civil War in Documents (Ohio University Press) and editing the memoirs of a prominent Iowa Civil War general.
The 2018 Lessons in History program is free to the public. Regular museum admission applies for entrance to the museum galleries.