The Gettysburg Campaign: A Study in Command, Volume 1

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Simon and Schuster, 1968 - Biography & Autobiography - 866 pages
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User Review  - KirkLowery - LibraryThing

As other reviewers have noted, this is the single best "Bible" of the battle of Gettysburg. It is heavily documented and is well-written. Its focus is upon the command and control successes and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Dimitri Laureys - Goodreads

Coddington's reputation for writing the best account of Gettysburg is well-deserved. It goes above and beyond a standard battle narrative. The context of the campaign alone accounts for a hundred ... Read full review

Contents

Lee Prepares for a Summer Campaign 1863
3
Hooker Marks Time
26
Brandy Station a Double Surprise
47
Armies on the Move
73
Hooker Bows Out
103
Pennsylvania Prepares for Invasion
134
The Confederates Plunder Pennsylvania
153
The Confederates Move to Battle
180
The Fight for Little Round Top and the Peach Orchard
385
The Whole Union Line Ablaze
411
Lee and Meade Ponder and Plan
442
The Battle for Culps Hill July 3
465
Picketts Charge
493
Retreat and Pursuit
535
Official Rosters
575
Army of Northern Virginia
587

Meade Takes Over
209
Arms and Men
242
Reynolds Accepts a Challenge
260
The Fruits of Victory Elude Lee
286
Meade Prepares for Battle
323
Lee Plans an Offensive
359
List of Abbreviations
597
Notes
599
Bibliography
823
Index
840
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