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Gettysburg : the Meade-Sickles controversy

Auteur : Richard Allen Sauers
Éditeur : Washington, D.C. : Brassey's, 2003.
Collection : Military controversies.
Édition/format :   Livre : Biographie : Anglais : 1st edVoir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
Base de données :WorldCat
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"On July 2, 1863, the second day of fighting at Gettysburg, Maj. Gen. Daniel E. Sickles, in an ill-conceived interpretation of his orders, advanced his men beyond the established Union line and exposed his flanks to a potentially devastating Confederate attack. Shortly after being reprimanded by his commander, Maj. Gen. George G. Meade, for endangering the entire Union Army. Sickles was hit by a cannonball. He
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Genre/forme : Biography
History
Format – détails additionnels : Online version:
Sauers, Richard Allen.
Gettysburg.
Washington, D.C. : Brassey's, 2003
(OCoLC)606932826
Online version:
Sauers, Richard Allen.
Gettysburg.
Washington, D.C. : Brassey's, 2003
(OCoLC)608623692
Personne nommée : George Gordon Meade; Daniel Edgar Sickles; George Gordon Meade; Daniel Edgar Sickles
Type d’ouvrage : Biographie, Ressource Internet
Format : Livre, Ressource Internet
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : Richard Allen Sauers
ISBN : 1574884883 9781574884883
Numéro OCLC : 50339842
Notes : Series statement on jacket.
Description : xii, 207 p. : maps ; 24 cm.
Contenu : Background : the Gettysburg campaign through July 1 --
The second day at Gettysburg --
Germination : the Committee on the Conduct of the War --
Postwar development of the controversy, 1869-1930 --
The controversy within the context of Gettysburg historiography --
Confederate movements on the right flank at Gettysburg, July 2, 1863 --
General Sickles and his orders, July 2, 1863 --
The weak position on Cemetery Ridge --
The supposed retreat from Gettysburg.
Titre de collection : Military controversies.
Responsabilité : Richard A. Sauers.
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On July 2, 1863, at the Battle of Gettysburg, Maj. Gen. Daniel E. Sickles misinterpreted his orders, advancing his men beyond the established Union line and endangering the entire Union Army. For  Lire la suite...

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"This well-researched book is a significant contribution to the historiography of the Battle of Gettysburg." --THE JOURNAL OF MILITARY HISTORY

 
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