Gettysburg Perspectives

Gettysburg Perspectives

by Scott D. Butcher
     
 

While Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, is best know for the role it played in a pivotal three-day battle in 1863 during America's Civil War, the beauty of this historic town and its surroundings are less well known. Over 140 eye-catching color photos and an engaging text reveal beauty and history, including sites such as Lincoln Square, the Lutheran Theological Seminary,

Overview

While Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, is best know for the role it played in a pivotal three-day battle in 1863 during America's Civil War, the beauty of this historic town and its surroundings are less well known. Over 140 eye-catching color photos and an engaging text reveal beauty and history, including sites such as Lincoln Square, the Lutheran Theological Seminary, Gettysburg College, historic houses and shops along Baltimore, Carlisle, Chambersburg, and York Streets, Steinwehr Avenue, Taneytown Road, the Gettysburg Hotel, the Soldier's National Cemetery, and, of course, Gettysburg National Military Park. Victorian homes, including structures that played an active role in the Battle of Gettysburg, and a sampling from the roughly 1,400 monuments dedicated to Civil War soldiers, generals, and battalions are all included. This is the perfect guide for visitors and residents of historic Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764332968
Publisher:
Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
Publication date:
06/28/2009
Pages:
80
Sales rank:
1,112,739
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.30(d)

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