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Gettysburg
     

Gettysburg

by Hugh Bicheno
 

This gripping narrative history, drawing upon primary sources and brimming with rare illustrations and informative maps, catapults you behind the lines at Gettysburg. From the strategic reasons for Lee's invasion to the culminating tragedy of Pickett's Charge, in which grossly outnumbered Confederate troops withstood a blistering barrage of artillery before finally

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This gripping narrative history, drawing upon primary sources and brimming with rare illustrations and informative maps, catapults you behind the lines at Gettysburg. From the strategic reasons for Lee's invasion to the culminating tragedy of Pickett's Charge, in which grossly outnumbered Confederate troops withstood a blistering barrage of artillery before finally being repulsed, every aspect, military rationale, and personality is explored. A must for Civil War buffs, this original account sheds new insights on the battle that changed American history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780304356980
Publisher:
Orion Publishing Group, Limited
Publication date:
12/01/2001
Series:
Fields of Battle Series
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.90(d)

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