America's Bloody Hill of Destiny, A New Look at the Struggle for Little Round Top, Gettysburg, July 2, 1863

America's Bloody Hill of Destiny, A New Look at the Struggle for Little Round Top, Gettysburg, July 2, 1863

by Phillip Tucker

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781634990479
Publisher: America Through Time
Publication date: 12/10/2018
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author


PHILLIP THOMAS TUCKER, PhD, has authored nearly thirty books on various aspects of the American experience. He has long specialized in the most forgotten and overlooked subjects of the Civil War, presenting unique narratives of a ground-breaking nature. After earning a PhD in American history from St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri, Tucker served as a professional historian for the Department of Defense, mostly in the Washington, D.C., area.

Table of Contents

Introduction 7

1 Creation of an Elite Regiment 29

2 Decisive Showdown at Gettysburg 54

3 America's Rocky Hill of Destiny 72

4 First Determined Attack on Little Round Top 151

5 Repeated Desperate Assaults up the Hill of Death 178

6 Almost Winning It All: The Collapse and Rout of the 16th Michigan 236

Epilogue 268

Endnotes 293

Bibliography 316

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