From the acclaimed Civil War historian, and coinciding with the 150th anniversary of the legendary battle a brilliant new history the most intimate and richly readable account we have had that draws the reader into the muck and grime of Gettysburg alongside the ordinary soldier, and depicts, as
In this companion to his celebrated earlier book, Gettysburg The Second Day, Harry Pfanz provides the first definitive account of the fighting between the Army of the Potomac and Robert E Lee s Army of Northern Virginia at Cemetery Hill and Culp s Hill two of the most critical engagements fought
The bloodiest battle in American history is under way .It s 1863, and Thomas and his little sister, Birdie, have fled the farm where they were born and raised as slaves Following the North Star, looking for freedom, they soon cross paths with a Union soldier Everything changes Corporal Henry
The New Gettysburg Campaign Handbook: Facts, Photos, and Artwork for Readers of All Ages, June 9 - July 14, 1863 (Savas Beatie Handbook)
The New Gettysburg Campaign Handbookis an informative full color guide for American Civil War and Gettysburg enthusiasts of all ages Authors J David Petruzzi and Steven Stanley use clear and concise writing broken down into short and easy to understand chapters complete with original maps, modern
A masterful, single volume history of the Civil War s greatest campaign Drawing on original source material, from soldiers letters to official military records of the war, Stephen W Sears s Gettysburg is a remarkable and dramatic account of the legendary campaign He takes particular care in his
For good reason, the second and third days of the Battle of Gettysburg have received the lion s share of attention from historians With this book, however, the critical first day s fighting finally receives its due After sketching the background of the Gettysburg campaign and recounting the events
Jeffry D Wert re creates the last day of the bloody Battle of Gettysburg in astonishing detail, taking readers from Meade s council of war to the seven hour struggle for Culp s Hill the most sustained combat of the entire engagement Drawing on hundreds of sources, including than 400
The Battle of Gettyburg remains one of the most controversial military actions in America s history, and one of the most studied.Professor Coddington s is an analysis not only of the battle proper, but of the actions of both Union and Confederate armies for the six months prior to the battle and the
Two mighty armies blunder toward each other, one led by confident, beloved Robert E Lee and the other by dour George Meade They ll meet in a Pennsylvania crossroads town where no one planned to fight In this sweeping, savagely realistic novel, the greatest battle ever fought on American soil
America s Civil War raged for than four years, but it is the three days of fighting in the Pennsylvania countryside in July 1863 that continues to fascinate, appall, and inspire new generations with its unparalleled saga of sacrifice and courage From Chancellorsville, where General Robert E.
The Battle of Gettysburg exerts a unique hold on the national imagination Many writers have argued that it represented the turning point of the Civil War, after which Confederate fortunes moved inexorably toward defeat Successive generations of historians have not exhausted the topic of leadership
More academic and photographic accounts on the battle of Gettysburg exist than for all other battles of the Civil War combined and for good reason The three days of maneuver, attack, and counterattack consisted of literally scores of encounters, from corps size actions to small unit engagements.
A must read for those interested in the battle of Gettysburg, the bloodiest battle of the bloodiest war in American history Long recognized as one of the best introductions to the campaign, Albert A Nofi s The Gettysburg Campaign does not focus exclusively on the three days of the battle, but shows