Maine Roads to Gettysburg: How Joshua Chamberlain, Oliver Howard, and 4,000 Men from the Pine Tree State Helped Win the Civil War's Bloodiest Battle

Maine Roads to Gettysburg: How Joshua Chamberlain, Oliver Howard, and 4,000 Men from the Pine Tree State Helped Win the Civil War's Bloodiest Battle

by Tom Huntington

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780811718400
Publisher: Stackpole Books
Publication date: 05/01/2018
Pages: 432
Sales rank: 243,505
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Tom Huntington is the author of Searching for George Gordon Meade: The Forgotten Victor of Gettysburg, as well as Guide to Gettysburg Battlefield Monuments, Pennsylvania Civil War Trails, and Ben Franklin’s Philadelphia. He is also the former editor of American History and Historic Traveler magazines, and his writing has appeared in many publications, including Smithsonian, Air & Space, American Heritage, British Heritage, and Yankee. He was born and bred in Augusta, Maine, but now lives in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, not far from Gettysburg.

Table of Contents

List of Maps ix

Acknowledgments xi

Introduction: Joshua Chamberlain Returns to Gettysburg xv

Chapter 1 Maine Goes to War 1

Chapter 2 Maine Spills Blood 20

Chapter 3 McClellan Makes His Move 41

Chapter 4 Howard Loses His Arm 58

Chapter 5 Ames Gets a Regiment 78

Chapter 6 The 7th Maine Makes a Charge 96

Chapter 7 The 19th Maine Smells Powder 111

Chapter 8 Hooker Takes Command 138

Chapter 9 Howard Gets Flanked 154

Chapter 10 The Army Moves North 180

Chapter 11 The 16th Maine Gets Sacrificed 206

Chapter 12 The 17th Maine Finds a Wall 233

Chapter 13 The 20th Maine Holds the Left 261

Chapter 14 The Army of the Potomac Triumphs 288

Chapter 15 Aftermath 312

Notes 337

Bibliography 359

Index 371

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