Gettysburg

NOTE ON SOURCES General background sources for this book are Edwin B . Coddington , The Gettysburg Campaign ( Dayton , OH : Morningside , 1968 ) ; Harry ...

Gettysburg

Gettysburg

This book asks whether America in the 1990s knows what its present character, economics, and society cost, and whether the country's present battles have as noble a purpose and as hopeful a prospect as the great cataclysm of July 1863 - the Battle of Gettysburg. Walt Whitman perhaps said it best: "Will the America of the future - will this vast, rich Union ever realize what itself cost back there, after all?

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Gettysburg--The Second Day
Language: en
Pages: 624
Authors: Harry W. Pfanz
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-06-15 - Publisher: UNC Press Books

The second day's fighting at Gettysburg--the assault of the Army of Northern Virginia against the Army of the Potomac on 2 July 1863--was probably the critical engagement of that decisive battle and, therefore, among the most significant actions of the Civil War. Harry Pfanz, a former historian at Gettysburg National
Lincoln at Gettysburg
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Garry Wills
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-12-11 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

The power of words has rarely been given a more compelling demonstration than in the Gettysburg Address. Lincoln was asked to memorialize the gruesome battle. Instead, he gave the whole nation "a new birth of freedom" in the space of a mere 272 words. His entire life and previous training,
The Gettysburg Cyclorama
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Chris Brenneman, Sue Boardman
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-05-19 - Publisher: Savas Beatie

Thousands of books and articles have been written about the Battle of Gettysburg. Almost every topic has been thoroughly scrutinized except one: Paul PhilippoteauxÕs massive cyclorama painting The Battle of Gettysburg, which depicts PickettÕs Charge, the final attack at Gettysburg. The Gettysburg Cyclorama: The Turning Point of the Civil War
Gettysburg
Language: en
Pages: 270
Authors: Kent Gramm
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994 - Publisher:

This book asks whether America in the 1990s knows what its present character, economics, and society cost, and whether the country's present battles have as noble a purpose and as hopeful a prospect as the great cataclysm of July 1863 - the Battle of Gettysburg. Walt Whitman perhaps said it
Gettysburg
Language: en
Pages: 190
Authors: Elsie Singmaster
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Classics Civil War Fiction

This book presents a group of related fictional characters whose stories illuminate various facets of the bloodiest engagement of the American Civil War. Ranging from the first day of the battle until after the turn of the 20th century, the stories explore bravery, loyalty, memory, and loss. They expose the

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