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Gettysburg's Bloody Wheatfield

Gettysburg's Bloody Wheatfield

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by Jay Jorgensen
     
 

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The fight for the Wheatfield at Gettysburg on July 2, 1863, has long been one of the most confusing and misunderstood engagements of that famous battle until now. Gettysburg’s Bloody Wheatfield provides readers with a blow-by-blow description of the fight where one out of every three soldiers was a casualty.

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The fight for the Wheatfield at Gettysburg on July 2, 1863, has long been one of the most confusing and misunderstood engagements of that famous battle until now. Gettysburg’s Bloody Wheatfield provides readers with a blow-by-blow description of the fight where one out of every three soldiers was a casualty.

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This brief book provides an analysis of the fighting in George Rose's wheatfield, occurring as a part of the Battle of Gettysburg. It considers the significance of the engagement, the Confederacy's strategy in moving north, the attack on the wheatfield, the decisive maneuvers, and the aftermath. Appendices list the troops fighting on both sides. Jorgensen has a graduate degree in Civil War studies from the American Military University. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781940669151
Publisher:
Savas Publishing
Publication date:
03/31/2014
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Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
704,478
File size:
12 MB
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Meet the Author

Jay Jorgensen earned a bachelor’s degree in history from Fairleigh Dickinson University and received his juris doctorate from Villanova University School of Law. He has a master of arts degree in military history and Civil War studies from American Military University. He is a partner in the law firm of Jorgensen & Barnes and also serves as a municipal court judge in New Jersey. Jay is a frequent presenter at Civil War Round Tables and has had six articles published in Gettysburg Magazine. He lives in Colonia, New Jersey, with his wife and two sons.

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