The Story of the Battle With Maps

Paperback - 2013
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70 color maps and insightful text tell the hour-by-hour story of the 3-day Battle of Gettysburg
Each map shows the same 3 1/2 by 4 1/2 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
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
Crystal-clear maps and narrative make this an ideal introduction for newcomers while the unique approach offers fresh perspectives for those who've read every book on the battle
Perfect companion for battlefield visits and armchair-general debates
Published: Mechanicsburg, PA :, Stackpole Books,, 2013.
ISBN: 9780811712187
Branch Call Number: 973.7349 GET
Characteristics: 151 pages :,color illustrations, maps ;,28 cm
Additional Contributors: Stackpole Books (Firm)


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Library_Dragon Oct 14, 2013

Amazingly detailed blow-by-blow account of the battle of Gettysburg. Anyone with a military background and an interest in the Civil War will doubtless enjoy this one.


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