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Winfield Scott Hancock : Gettysburg hero

Author: Perry D Jamieson
Publisher: Abilene, Tex. : McWhiney Foundation Press, ©2003.
Series: Civil War campaigns and commanders series.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Winfield Scott Hancock gained his greatest fame for his crucial contributions to the Federal victory at Gettysburg. Union veterans remember this brave Pennsylvanian as a general who led from the front and whose forceful presence could change the course of a battle." "A senior officer of the Eleventh Corps described how Hancock influenced the defeated Northern troops at the end of the first day's fighting at
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Military history
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jamieson, Perry D.
Winfield Scott Hancock.
Abilene, Tex. : McWhiney Foundation Press, c2003
(OCoLC)607645029
Online version:
Jamieson, Perry D.
Winfield Scott Hancock.
Abilene, Tex. : McWhiney Foundation Press, c2003
(OCoLC)607750781
Named Person: Winfield Scott Hancock; Winfield S Hancock; Winfield Scott Hancock
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Perry D Jamieson
ISBN: 1893114392 9781893114395
OCLC Number: 52251099
Description: 199 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: A Young Soldier --
The Peninsula and Second Manassas --
Antietam and Fredericksburg --
Chancellorsville --
The Gettysburg Campaign --
The First Day at Gettysburg --
The Second Day at Gettysburg --
The Third Day at Gettysburg --
Convalescence and the Battle of the Wilderness --
The Battle of Spotsylvania Court House --
The River Crossings and Cold Harbor --
Petersburg --
The End of the Civil War --
The Indian Wars --
Reconstruction --
A Respected Soldier --
Presidential Campaign --
Death and Memorials.
Series Title: Civil War campaigns and commanders series.
Other Titles: Winfield Scott Hancock, Gettysburg hero
Responsibility: Perry D. Jamieson.
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In addition to contributing to the Federal victory at Gettysburg, Hancock also served during the Mexican-American War, Reconstruction and the Indian Wars. This title introduces readers to an American  Read more...

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