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The first day at Gettysburg : crisis at the crossroads

Author: Warren W Hassler
Publisher: Tuscaloosa, Ala. : University of Alabama Press, [2010], ©1970.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Hassler's history [will survive] as our most detailed narrative of the first day's battle, examining the day's action so minutely that no succeeding historian of Gettysburg will be able to ignore it. Hassler's book has solid virtues in addition to its thoroughness of detail: It offers a persuasive argument that the first day's events largely determined the eventual outcome of the battle. Hassler displays uncommonly  Read more...
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History
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Hassler, Warren W.
First day at Gettysburg.
Tuscaloosa, Ala. : University of Alabama Press, [2010], ©1970
(DLC) 2010000257
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Warren W Hassler
ISBN: 9780817383923 0817383921 9780817351038 0817351035 9780817356170 0817356177
OCLC Number: 680620791
Description: 1 online resource (214 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: The convergence on Gettysburg --
The meeting of the ways --
The early morning fight of Buford --
Reynolds climaxes his career --
The first affair at the railroad cut --
The Iron Brigade in McPherson Grove --
Reinforcements come forward --
The arrival and deployment of the Eleventh Corps --
The advent of Early, and his fight with Schurz --
The Oak Rridge combat of Robinson and Rodes --
The second contest at the railroad cut --
The federals lose McPherson Ridge --
Pender's clash with Doubleday on Seminary Ridge --
The retreat through the town --
The federals rally on Cemetery Hill --
The price in blood.
Other Titles: Crisis at the crossroads
Responsibility: Warren W. Hassler, Jr.

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Originally published: Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 1970, under title Crisis at the crossroads: the first day at Gettybsurg.  Read more...

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