Walter Edgar retired from the University of South Carolina in 2012, after a forty-year career. he currently hosts “Walter Edgar’s Journal" and “SOUTH CAROLINA FROM A TO Z” on SC ETV Radio.

Among more than a dozen books that he has written or edited are South Carolina: A History and Partisans and Redcoats: The Southern Campaign that Turned the Tide of the American Revolution. He was also editor-in-chief of The South Carolina Encyclopedia.