Gettysburg: The Second Day

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Univ of North Carolina Press, Mar 1, 1998 - History - 624 pages
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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 Civi
  

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The definitive history of the second day at Gettysburg. The very best of micro of the US Civil War micro history trend. Read full review

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This book is considered to be one of the best Civil War books written. It is a very detailed book regarding troop movements, identifying locations were battles were fought, and who was involved. It is ... Read full review

Contents

From the Potomac to Pennsylvania
1
The Army of Northern Virginia i July
20
The Army of the Potomac 1 July
30
Meades Scattered Corps Assemble 2 July
55
The Third Corps Morning 2 July
82
Confederate Preparations 2 July
104
Sickles Takes Up the Forward Line
124
Longstreet s Corps Opens the Attack MCLAWSS DIVISION GOES ON LINE
149
The Confederates Seize the Wheatfield
267
McLaws Strikes the Peach Orchard
303
From the Peach Orchard to Cemetery Ridge
336
Andersons Division Attacks
351
The Repulse
390
Epilogue
425
APPENDIX
441
NOTES
467

Devils Den
177
Little Round Top
201
The Opening Attacks in the Wheatfield
241
BIBLIOGRAPHY
557
INDEX
577
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Harry W. Pfanz is author of Gettysburg--Culp's Hill and Cemetery Hill. He served ten years as a historian at Gettysburg National Military Park and retired from the position of Chief Historian of the National Park Service in 1981.

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