Scott S. Sheads is a retired ranger-historian and Historic Weapons Officer at Fort McHenry National Historic Site and Shrine in Baltimore, Md., a position he took up in 1979. He served as a co-historian for the Smithsonian Institution’s “Saving the Star-Spangled Banner Project,” and for the National Park Service’s “The Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail” study. He has published several books and numerous articles.
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