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Gettysburg as the Generals Remembered It: Postwar Perspectives of Ten Commanders
     

Gettysburg as the Generals Remembered It: Postwar Perspectives of Ten Commanders

by Robert P. Broadwater
 

ISBN-10: 0786449950

ISBN-13: 9780786449958

Pub. Date: 05/25/2010

Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers

This is an examination of reminiscences of the primary leaders on both sides at the battle of Gettysburg and a comparison of these reminiscences to the historical record. Many generals presented statements written decades after the Civil War, when the Gettysburg Campaign was the topic of historical research and personal controversy. This comparative history

Overview

This is an examination of reminiscences of the primary leaders on both sides at the battle of Gettysburg and a comparison of these reminiscences to the historical record. Many generals presented statements written decades after the Civil War, when the Gettysburg Campaign was the topic of historical research and personal controversy. This comparative history illuminates how history is shaped as well as how the famous battle unfolded.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786449958
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
05/25/2010
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
203
Sales rank:
442,410
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

The Comte de Paris 5

General Oliver Howard 13

General Henry W. Slocum 20

General Abner Doubleday 28

General Daniel Sickles 36

General David Gregg 56

General John Newton 62

General Daniel Butterfield 71

Major General John Gibbon 83

Lieutenant General James Longstreet 94

General Fitzhugh Lee 147

Epilogue 182

Appendix: Organization, Strength and Losses of the Opposing Armies at Gettysburg 185

Notes 189

Bibliography 191

Index 193

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