Pickett's Charge: A Microhistory of the Final Attack at Gettysburg, July 3, 1863

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Oct 1, 1991 - History - 354 pages
7 Reviews
Back in print--the definitive account of 15 hours that changed the course of world history. This narrativently recreates how itoo familiar story . . . with objectivity . . . (and) explosive detail. . . . (A) stirring book".--The New Yorker.
  

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User Review  - Kathy Brown - Goodreads

This is a clear, easy to read, objective book about the Battle of Gettysburg. If you want to know what happened, hour by hour, reading this book is a must. Read full review

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User Review  - Caleb - Goodreads

A detailed, objective look at the infamous assault. This is my favorite book I have read about Pickett's Charge. It is presented very clearly and the whole book is fascinating to read. Read full review

Contents

Early Morning Mostly Confederate
1
Later Morning Mostly Union
49
Noonday Lull
82
Between the Signalshots
125
Cannonade
127
Second Lull
162
Advance
179
Highwater Mark
212
Afterwards
273
The Story of the Story
281
Appendices
295
Acknowledgments
311
Bibliography
313
Notes and References
329
Index
343
Copyright

Repulse
246

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About the author (1991)

George R. Stewart (1895-1980) was born in Pennsylvania and educated at Princeton. He received his Ph.D. in English literature from Columbia University in 1922, and joined the English faculty at the University of California, Berkeley, in 1924. He was a toponymist, founding member of the American Name Society, and a prolific and highly successful writer of novels and of popular nonfiction, especially dealing with U.S. history and with the American West.

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