David and Jeanne have collaborated on books about the early American republic, the Antebellum period, and the Civil War, including Encyclopedia of the War of 1812 and the award-winning Encyclopedia of the American Civil War: A Social, Political, and Military History, which received the Society for Military History’s Distinguished Book Award. They are the authors of Washington’s Circle: The Creation of the President; Henry Clay: The Essential American; Old Hickory’s War: Andrew Jackson and the Quest for Empire; The War of 1812; Manifest Destiny; Daily Life in the Early American Republic: Creating a New Nation, 1790-1820; and The Mexican War.
In addition to their work as authors, the Heidlers are general editors for several series of monographs examining U.S. civil-military relations, American soldiers’ lives, and life on the home front. They have written a study of Indian Removal, published by W. W. Norton.
Jeanne is Professor Emeritus of History at the United States Air Force Academy.
They are represented by Geri Thoma of Writers House Literary Agency.