The Battle of Gettysburg

150 Things to Know

Sandy Allison

This concise introduction to the Gettysburg campaign relates fascinating facts about all aspects of the battle and its participants.
Publication date:
August 2013
Publisher :
Stackpole Books
Language:
English
Illustration :
75
Format Available     Quantity Price
Paperback
ISBN : 9780811712811

Dimensions : 210 X 140 mm
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£7.95

Overview
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• This concise introduction to the Gettysburg campaign relates fascinating facts about all aspects of the battle and its participants

This concise introduction to the Gettysburg campaign relates fascinating facts about all aspects of the battle and its participants. Revised and expanded for the 150th anniversary of the battle, it explains why the battle began, how it was fought, who was in command, what the soldiers experienced, and how the nation, the armies, and the town of Gettysburg dealt with the aftermath of the fighting -- all in a compact, fun-to-read format.
* Fascinating facts about all aspects of the battle and its participants
* Revised and expanded for the 150th anniversary of the battle

Just some of the fascinating topics covered:
* What led to the battle and why it was fought at Gettysburg
* Who led the troops on both sides of the field
* What average soldiers experienced, in their own words
* Heroic actions and calamitous mistakes in judgment
* What weapons were used and how effective they were
* What happened to local civilians during and after the fight