Rob Orrison, co-founder of Emerging Revolutionary War, has been working in the history field for more than 25 years. Rob received his Bachelor’s Degree in Historic Preservation at Longwood College (now University) and received his Master’s Degree in Public History from George Mason University. Currently Rob serves as the Division Manager for the Prince William County Office of Historic Preservation, which operates 12 historic sites, museums, and parks in Prince William County (VA).
Outside of work, Rob serves as the President of the Virginia Association of Museums and on the Board of Civil War Trails. His published works include books about the Battle of Bristoe Station, Guide to the Gettysburg Campaign, Guide to the Antietam Campaign and “A Single Blow: The Battles of Lexington and Concord” with Phillip Greenwalt. He is currently working on a book with Mark Wilcox on the Battle of Camden, due out in August 2022. He lives in Dumfries with his wife Jamie and sons Carter and Grayson.