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The Generals of Gettysburg

The Leaders of America"s Greatest Battle

by Larry Tagg

  • 116 Want to read
  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Da Capo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military History - U.S. Civil War,
  • History,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • History: American,
  • Historical - U.S.,
  • Military,
  • United States - Civil War,
  • Biography & Autobiography : Military,
  • Generals,
  • History : United States - Civil War

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages384
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9626530M
    ISBN 100306812428
    ISBN 109780306812422


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General Robert E. Lee at Gettysburg is an excerpt from Fitzhugh Lee’s biography of the general that covers the Pennsylvania Campaign, which culminated with the Battle of Gettysburg, the most famous battle of the war and Lee’s most : Charles River Editors.

In addition to being the deadliest battle of the war, Gettysburg also had the highest number of generals killed in action. The Confederacy lost generals Paul Jones Semmes, William Barksdale, William Dorsey Pender, Richard Garnett, and Lewis Armistead, as well as J.

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General John Buford- The commander of a cavalry division in the Army of the Potomac, John Buford's troops encountered the head of a Confederate column on June 30th near was Buford who decided to stay in the area overnight and wait for the Confederates to return the following day. His choice would set the stage for the Battle of Gettysburg that began the following day, July 1, Antique Center of Gettysburg - 28 & 30 Baltimore St, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania - Rated based on 11 Reviews "The "eyes" have it.

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Charles Wright wrote a book about the service of his regiment, the 81st Ohio, during the Civil War; he later served many years as town clerk for Oxford, Ohio, and briefly as mayor.

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Directed by Ron Maxwell. With Tom Berenger, Martin Sheen, Stephen Lang, Richard Jordan. Inthe Northern and Southern forces fight at Gettysburg in the decisive battle of the American Civil War/10(K).

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Legend has it that the Confederates were actually looking for shoes, but they were actually on a reconnaissance mission. Filled with insightful anecdotes and lively narrative, The Generals of Gettysburg presents detailed information on the character and personality of all combat-command officers as well as an in-depth account of each man's actions on the field.

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The Killer Angels, Michael Shaara's classic Civil War novel about the men who led the fight at the Battle of Gettysburg, was a Pulitzer Prize-winning best seller. Now in Gods and Generals, Jeff Shaara carries forward his father's vision in an epic story that traces the lives, passions, and careers of these great military leaders from the first.

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