Eyewitness Gettysburg: The Civil War's Greatest Battle

Eyewitness Gettysburg: The Civil War's Greatest Battle

by Rod Gragg

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781621573012
Publisher: Regnery History
Publication date: 06/27/2016
Edition description: First Trade Paper Edition
Pages: 416
Sales rank: 1,246,148
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.50(d)

About the Author

A former journalist, historian Rod Gragg is director of the Center for Military and Veterans Studies at Coastal Carolina University, where he also serves as an adjunct professor of history. His works have earned the Fletcher Pratt Award, the James I. Robertson Award and other honors, and have been selected for the Book-of-the-Month Club, the History Book Club and the Military History Book Club.

Table of Contents

Introduction ix

Chapter 1 "Advance into Pennsylvania" 1

Chapter 2 "Look at Pharaoh's Army Going to the Red Sea" 23

Chapter 3 "Into the Jaws of the Enemy" 49

Chapter 4 "We Must Fight a Battle Here" 89

Chapter 5 "He Is There and I Am Going to Attack Him" 143

Chapter 6 "Advance, Colonel, and Take Those Colors" 193

Chapter 7 "It Was a Close and Bloody Struggle" 229

Chapter 8 "The Whole Rebel Line Was Pouring Out Thunder and Iron" 279

Chapter 9 "Up, Men, and to Your Posts!" 331

Chapter 10 "Only the Flag of the Union Greets the Sky" 383

Appendix 1 Official After-Action Report of Major General George Meade 421

Appendix 2 Official After-Action Report of General Robert E. Lee 431

Acknowledgments 453

Notes 455

Bibliography 471

Index 485

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