Russell F. Weigley (1930-2004) was one of the foremost military historians of his generation. A student of earlier PHA president Roy F. Nichols, he taught briefly at Penn and Drexel before moving to Temple University where he taught from 1962 to his retirement in 1999 as Distinguished University Professor of History. Among his books are The American Way of War (1972), Eisenhower’s Lieutenants (1981), and The Great Civil War (2000). He also edited Philadelphia: A 300-Year History (1982). He was the editor of Pennsylvania History from 1962 to 1967.