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The Cavalry Battle That Saved the Union: Custer vs. Stuart at Gettysburg
     

The Cavalry Battle That Saved the Union: Custer vs. Stuart at Gettysburg

by Paul Walker
 

This battle, pitting two of America's most gifted military heroes against each other, decided the fate of the Civil War.

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This battle, pitting two of America's most gifted military heroes against each other, decided the fate of the Civil War.

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Walker (formerly with the U.S. Army's armored cavalry) describes Lee's battle plan for Gettysburg, the unforeseen encounter with a Union cavalry contingent, the battle that ensued, and its implications for the rest of the War. Black-and-white photographs, maps, and an order of battle listing support the narrative. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781589800120
Publisher:
Pelican Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/30/2002
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
977,889
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

A distinguished military graduate of Missouri State University, Paul D. Walker served two tours in Vietnam and went on to a thirty-year career in the armored cavalry division, earning sixteen awards for valor and achievement. He earned master’s degrees in both international relations and public administration from Shippensburg University and taught political science and history at a local university in Salt Lake City. He is a member of the Civil War Round Table, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Purple Heart Society, Vietnam Veterans of America, and American Legion. He has published two additional books on military strategy and history with Pelican: The Cavalry Battle That Saved the Union: Custer vs. Stuart at Gettysburg and Truman’s Dilemma: Invasion or The Bomb. Walker resides in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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