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Gettysburg

Author: Stephen W Sears
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Mariner Books editionView all editions and formats
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"The greatest of all Civil War campaigns, Gettysburg was the turning point of the turning point in our nation's history. From the first gleam in Lee's eye to the last Rebel retreating back across the Potomac, Stephen W. Sears brings every moment of the battle to life with the vivid narrative skill and impeccable scholarship that has made him, in the words of the New York Times Book Review, "arguably the preeminent  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen W Sears
ISBN: 0395867614 9780395867617 0618485384 9780618485383
OCLC Number: 56884045
Notes: "A Mariner Book."
Description: xiv, 623 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: We Should Assume the Aggressive --
High Command in Turmoil --
The Risk of Action --
Armies on the March --
Into the Enemy's Country --
High Stakes in Pennsylvania --
A Meeting Engagement --
The God of Battles Smiles South --
We May As Well Fight It Out Here --
A Simile of Hell Broke Loose --
Determined to Do or Die --
A Magnificent Display of Guns --
The Grand Charge --
A Long Road Back --
Epilogue: Great God! What Does It Mean? --
The Armies at Gettysburg.
Responsibility: Stephen W. Sears.
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Gettysburg, the greatest of all Civil War campaigns, was the turning point of the war. Sears tells the story in a single volume, from the first gleam in Lee's eye to the last Rebel hightailing it  Read more...

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"An outstanding battle study...This book...is absolutely indispensable for the well-versed." Publishers Weekly "A fine study, detailed and challenging, that complements such popular accounts of the Read more...

 
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