Eyewitness to Gettysburg

Eyewitness to Gettysburg

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… See more details below

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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:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
48
Sales rank:
671,005
File size:
4 MB

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