Pennsylvania Civil War Trails: The Guide to Battle Sites, Monuments, Museums and Towns

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Official companion guide to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania's Civil War Trails initiative
  • Visitor information for 7 different road trips to Civil War sites around the state
  • 60 historic and present-day photos
  • Guide to battlefields, monuments, and museums
  • Extensive section on Gettysburg
  • Greencastle; ...
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Overview

Official companion guide to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania's Civil War Trails initiative
  • Visitor information for 7 different road trips to Civil War sites around the state
  • 60 historic and present-day photos
  • Guide to battlefields, monuments, and museums
  • Extensive section on Gettysburg
  • Greencastle; Mercersburg; Chambersburg; Shippensburg; Carlisle; Mechanicsburg; Harrisburg; York; Wrightsville, Marietta, and Columbia; Hanover; Gettysburg
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780811733793
  • Publisher: Stackpole Books
  • Publication date: 3/10/2007
  • Pages: 150
  • Sales rank: 781,067
  • Product dimensions: 5.41 (w) x 8.45 (h) x 0.44 (d)

Meet the Author

Tom Huntington lives in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, and is an editor for Stackpole Magazines. He is the former editor of Historic Traveler and American History magazines. His articles on historical topics have appeared in Civil War Times, America's Civil War, American Heritage, Smithsonian, Yankee, America in WWII, Air & Space, and British Heritage.
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Table of Contents


Preface     vii
Introduction: The Stage Is Set     1
Franklin County: The Invasion Begins     9
Cumberland County: Up the Valley     30
Harrisburg: A Capital War     52
York: Divided and Conquered     67
Susquehanna River Towns: A Bridge Too Far     78
Hanover: Fighting in the Streets     87
Gettysburg: High-Water Mark     98
Off the Trail     134
Bibliography     139
Acknowledgments     143
Index     145
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