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Pickett's charge in history and memory

Author: Carol Reardon
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1997.
Series: Civil War America (Series)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this book, Reardon shows that the story told today of Pickett's Charge is really an amalgam of history and memory. The evolution of that mix, she concludes, tells us much about how we come to understand our nation's past.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Reardon, Carol.
Pickett's charge in history and memory.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1997
(DLC) 97010965
(OCoLC)36549056
Named Person: George E Pickett; George E Pickett; George E (Soldat) Pickett
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Carol Reardon
ISBN: 9780807873540 0807873543 9781469602301 146960230X
OCLC Number: 778455389
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 285 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Prologue: history, memory, and Pickett's charge --
Disconnected threads --
Scarcely anybody can give a correct account --
History as it ought to have been --
Binding the wounds of war --
Monuments to memory --
Southern dissenters speak out --
Virginia victorious --
Hand-grips at the sacred wall --
Epilogue: the old bright way of the tales.
Series Title: Civil War America (Series)
Responsibility: Carol Reardon.

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This text examines the events of 3rd July 1863: Pickett's Charge at Gettysburg - considered by many to be the ""climax of the climax"" of the American Civil War. The author explores how and why it  Read more...

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