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Gettysburg - The Story of the Battle with Maps - cover

Gettysburg - The Story of the Battle with Maps

Books Editors of Stackpole

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

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A unique visual account: “The hour-by-hour maps of the maneuvering and fighting provide the clearest cartographic picture of the battle in existence.” —James M. McPherson, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Battle Cry of Freedom   In this extraordinary book, seventy crystal-clear color maps and insightful text tell the hour-by-hour story of the three-day Battle of Gettysburg. Each map shows the same three-and-a-half-by-four-and-a-half-mile view of the battlefield, allowing the reader to visualize the battle as it developed over the entire area, including key engagements, troop movements and positions, and locations of commanders. It sheds new light on important events such as the first clash west of town on July 1, the fighting for Cemetery Hill, the defense of Little Round Top, Pickett’s Charge, and more.   “The accompanying text brings the battle alive and nicely compliments the maps.” —D. Scott Hartwig, author of To Antietam Creek   “The movements are depicted clearly, and in full color, so that even a complete newcomer to the battle can follow the action easily.”—Craig L. Symonds, author of The American Heritage History of the Battle of Gettysburg
Available since: 06/14/2023.
Print length: 142 pages.

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