Gettysburg: The Story of the Battle with Maps

Gettysburg: The Story of the Battle with Maps

by Stackpole Books

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Overview

70 color maps and insightful text tell the hour-by-hour story of the 3-day Battle of GettysburgEach map shows the same 3 1/2-by-4 1/2-mile view of the battlefield, allowing the reader to visualize the battle as it developed over the entire area, including key engagements, troop movements and positions, and locations of commandersSheds new light on important events such as the first clash west of town on July 1, the fighting for Cemetery Hill, the defense of Little Round Top, Pickett's Charge, and moreCrystal-clear maps and narrative make this an ideal introduction for newcomers while the unique approach offers fresh perspectives for those who've read every book on the battlePerfect companion for battlefield visits and armchair-general debates

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780811712187
Publisher: Stackpole Books
Publication date: 06/01/2013
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 436,776
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

M. David Detweiler graduated from Yale and has worked as a journalist and editor and published short stories and novels. He was the key editor for Gettysburg: The Story of the Battle with Maps. Detweiler is an amateur military history buff, composer, and sometime fly angler. President and CEO of Stackpole Inc. for the past quarter century, he lives in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, with his wife and enjoys chasing the unsolvable what-ifs of history.

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