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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Three days at Gettysburg.
Kent, Ohio : Kent State University Press, c1999
|Material Type:||Government publication, State or province government publication|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Gary W Gallagher
|Notes:||Includes The first day at Gettysburg (1992) and The second day at Gettysburg (1993) with new essays.|
|Description:||xiii, 373 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||R.E. Lee and July 1 at Gettysburg / Alan T. Nolan --
Confederate corps leadership on the first day at Gettysburg : A.P. Hill and Richard S. Ewell in a difficult debut / Gary W. Gallagher --
From Chancellorsville to Cemetery Hill : O.O. Howard and Eleventh Corps leadership / A. Wilson Greene --
Three confederate disasters on Oak Ridge : failures of brigade leadership on the first day at Gettysburg / Robert K. Krick --
"If the enemy is there, we must attack him" : R.E. Lee and the second day at Gettysburg / Gary W. Gallagher --
Peach orchard revisited : Daniel E. Sickles and the Third Corps on July 2, 1863 / William Glenn Robertson --
"If Longstreet --
says so, it is most likely not true" : James Longstreet and the second day at Gettysburg / Robert K. Krick --
"Step all-important and essential to victory" : Henry W. Slocum and the Twelfth Corps on July 1-2, 1863 / A. Wilson Greene --
"No troops on the field had done better" : John C. Caldwell's division in the wheatfield, July 2, 1863 / D. Scott Hartwig --
"Rarely has more skill, vigor, or wisdom been shown" : George G. Meade on July 3 at Gettysburg / Richard A. Sauers --
James Longstreet's Virginia defenders / Carol Reardon --
"Every map of the field cries out about it" : the failure of Confederate artillary at Pickett's charge / Peter S. Carmichael --
"I do not believe that Pickett's division would have reached our line" : Henry J. Hunt and the Union artillary on July 3, 1863 / Gary M. Kross.
|Other Titles:||3 days at Gettysburg
First day at Gettysburg.
Second day at Gettysburg.
|Responsibility:||edited by Gary W. Gallagher.|
They have trained the investigative lens on relatively neglected officers, with an eye toward illuminating not only what happened at Gettysburg, but also the nature of command at different levels.