Eyewitness to Gettysburg

Eyewitness to Gettysburg

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by Stephen G. Hyslop
     
 
Author James Robertson, one of America's most respected Civil War scholars and storytellers whose weekly talks about little-known people and events of the Civil War aired for 15 years on National Public Radio, brings history to life here in a collection of unexpected and true stories revealing the events that took place as great events unfolded. He explores such

Overview

Author James Robertson, one of America's most respected Civil War scholars and storytellers whose weekly talks about little-known people and events of the Civil War aired for 15 years on National Public Radio, brings history to life here in a collection of unexpected and true stories revealing the events that took place as great events unfolded. He explores such gripping subjects as the post-battle horrors of the wounded, the destruction of Robert E. Lee's aura of invincibility, and the invention of a new way to remove the wounded from the battlefield. In addition, an introductory overview of the Civil War traces the major events of the conflict year by year.
 
Painstakingly researched and deeply personal, this ebook offers a unique reading experience for the millions of Civil War buffs and all those interested in the previously untold stories behind this great chapter in America's past.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781426210495
Publisher:
National Geographic Society
Publication date:
05/07/2013
Series:
National Geographic Shorts
Sold by:
Penguin Random House Publisher Services
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
48
Sales rank:
258,875
File size:
4 MB

Meet the Author

Marc Kaufman has been a journalist for more than 35 years, including the last twelve as a science and space writer, foreign correspondent and editor for The Washington Post. He is also author of First Contact: Scientific Breakthroughs in the Hunt for Life Beyond Earth and has spoken extensively to crowds across the United States and abroad about astrobiology. He lives outside Washington, D.C. with his wife, Lynn Litterine.

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Eyewitness to Gettysburg 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Thrilling,it held my thoughts I did not put down the book . It is well research, and well excused in its writing, that told of feeling,and what was the general thinking of the men and their leaders. I enjoyed this book,and all it offered in my reading and kept me wanting more the writer, did a great job and writing to hold you in to finish the book great thank you.