Gettysburg

The Last Invasion

Allen Guelzo

From the acclaimed Civil War historian, a brilliant new history—the most intimate and richly readable account we have had—of the climactic three-day battle of Gettysburg (July 1-3, 1863), which draws the reader into the heat, smoke, and grime of Gettysburg alongside the ordinary soldier.
Publication date:
February 2014
Publisher :
Presidio Press
Language:
English
Series :
Vintage Civil War Library
Illustration :
16 black and white photographs; 39 maps
Format Available     Quantity Price
Paperback
ISBN : 9780307740694
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£10.99
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• From the acclaimed Civil War historian, a brilliant new history—the most intimate and richly readable account we have had—of the climactic three-day battle of Gettysburg.

From the acclaimed Civil War historian, a brilliant new history—the most intimate and richly readable account we have had—of the climactic three-day battle of Gettysburg (July 1–3, 1863), which draws the reader into the heat, smoke, and grime of Gettysburg alongside the ordinary soldier, and depicts the combination of personalities and circumstances that produced the greatest battle of the Civil War, and one of the greatest in human history.

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this is the most compelling account of Gettysburg I've yet read, providing a clear narrative of the battle, as well as giving a good feel of the nature of the fighting and the life of the soldiers on both sides.
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