Publisher Random House Books for Young Readers
Release Date
Category Juvenile Nonfiction
Total Pages 151
ISBN 9780394891811
Rating 5/5 from 1 reviews

Describes the bloodiest engagement of the Civil War, the Battle of Gettysburg, and its impact on the people in that part of Pennsylvania.

Gettysburg  The Second Day
  • Author : Harry W. Pfanz
  • Publisher : UNC Press Books
  • Release Date : 2011-06-15

The second day's fighting at Gettysburg--the assault of the Army of Northern Virginia against the Army of the Potomac on 2 July 1863--was probably the critical engagement of that decisive battle and, therefore, among the most significant actions of the Civil War. Harry Pfanz, a former historian at Gettysburg National Military

  • Author : MacKinlay Kantor
  • Publisher : Random House Books for Young Readers
  • Release Date : 1987

Describes the bloodiest engagement of the Civil War, the Battle of Gettysburg, and its impact on the people in that part of Pennsylvania.

  • Author : Stephen W. Sears
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2004-11-03

The greatest of all Civil War campaigns, Gettysburg was the turning point of the turning point in our nation’s history. Volumes have been written about this momentous three-day battle, but recent histories have tended to focus on the particulars rather than the big picture: on the generals or on

Lincoln at Gettysburg
  • Author : Garry Wills
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 1992

An account of Lincoln's revolutionary speech describes how, in the space of 272 words, the President brought to bear the rhetoric of the Greek Revival, the categories of transcendentalism, and the imagery of the Rural Cemetary Movement

The Gettysburg Campaign
  • Author : Edwin B. Coddington
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 1997-03

The Battle of Gettyburg remains one of the most controversial military actions in America's history, and one of the most studied. Professor Coddington's is an analysis not only of the battle proper, but of the actions of both Union and Confederate armies for the six months prior to the battle

The Complete Gettysburg Guide
  • Author : J. David Petruzzi
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2009

Some two million people visit the battlefield at Gettysburg each year. It is one of the most popular historical destinations in the United States. Most visitors tour the field by following the National Park Service's suggested auto tour. The standard tour, however, skips crucial monuments, markers, battle actions, town sites,

  • Author : Allen C. Guelzo
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2014

Recounts the Battle of Gettysburg from the perspectives of ordinary soldiers to offer insight into 19th-century military practices, the pivotal influence of politics on the battle's course, and the unique characters of artillery units. Reprint.

  • Author : Bruce Catton
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2013-06-11

This classic work by Pulitzer Prize winner Bruce Catton, one of the great historians of the Civil War, takes an incisive look at the turning point of the war, when the great armies of the North and South came to Gettysburg in July 1863. Engaging and authoritative, Catton analyzes the course

The Gettysburg Cyclorama
  • Author : Chris Brenneman,Sue Boardman
  • Publisher : Savas Beatie
  • Release Date : 2015-05-19

Thousands of books and articles have been written about the Battle of Gettysburg. Almost every topic has been thoroughly scrutinized except one: Paul PhilippoteauxÕs massive cyclorama painting The Battle of Gettysburg, which depicts PickettÕs Charge, the final attack at Gettysburg. The Gettysburg Cyclorama: The Turning Point of the

Gettysburg  the First Day
  • Author : Harry Willcox Pfanz
  • Publisher : Univ of North Carolina Press
  • Release Date : 2001

The author of Gettysburg--The Second Day turns the clock back to the first day of the fateful Civil War battle, describing the maneuvers, engagements, and skirmishes as the two armies vied for position.

  • Author : Newt Gingrich,William R. Forstchen
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2010-04-01

The Civil War is the American Iliad. Lincoln, Stonewall Jackson, Grant, and Lee still stand as heroic ideals, as stirring to our national memory as were the legendary Achilles and Hector to the world of the ancient Greeks. Within the story of our Iliad one battle stands forth above all

Guide to Gettysburg Battlefield Monuments
  • Author : Tom Huntington
  • Publisher : Stackpole Books
  • Release Date : 2013

Where to find every monument and tablet on the Gettysburg Battlefield--over 800 in all--organized by state, military unit, person, or army Photos and descriptions of each monument, with information on who is being honored and what they did during the battle Covers the entire Gettysburg National Military Park and all three

What Was the Battle of Gettysburg
  • Author : Jim O'Connor,Who HQ
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2013-02-07

"Four score and seven years ago..." begins Abraham Lincoln's beautiful speech commemorating the three-day battle that turned the tide of the Civil War. The South had been winning up to this point. So how did Union troops stop General Robert E. Lee's invasion of the North? With black-and-illustrations throughout and

Longstreet at Gettysburg
  • Author : Cory M. Pfarr
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2019-02-25

This is the first book-length, critical analysis of Lieutenant General James Longstreet’s actions at the Battle of Gettysburg. The author argues that Longstreet’s record has been discredited unfairly, beginning with character assassination by his contemporaries after the war and, persistently, by historians in the decades since. By closely

  • Author : C. M. Butzer
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2008-12-23

Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address is familiar to all Americans. But never has his most famous speech—his 271 indelible words—been presented in such a visual and accessible format. Graphic artist and Civil War aficionado C. M. Butzer deftly uses a detailed, comic-book style to depict the Battle of Gettysburg; the