Mike Patrick has been interested in Civil War history for most of his life. He and Carlos Valdez met when they both worked for Wal-Mart. They have been involved as historians and historical interpreters for a combined 60 years. They give presentations for churches, national military parks, national cemeteries, schools, and civic organizations. They have been involved with historical documentaries for the History Channel and PBS.\n\nMike lives in Anderson, MO. He has four grown children and ten grandchildren. Number 11 is on the way.