Rashness of That Hour: Politics, Gettysburg, and the Downfall of Confederate Brigadier General Alfred Iverson (Google eBook)

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Casemate Publishers, 2010 - History - 360 pages
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Drawing on a wealth of newly discovered and unpublished sources, The Rashness of that Hour explores the story behind one of the Civil War's most notorious blunders. An in-depth analysis of the events at Gettysburg is balanced with an insider's examination of a brigade that was in turmoil long before its final rendezvous with July 1 destiny.
  

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User Review  - Joel Manuel - Goodreads

Page turner about the unbelievable amount of political infighting over promotions in Iverson's doomed brigade, which was slaughtered on the first day at Gettysburg. Another typically high-quality book from publisher Savas-Beatie. Read full review

Contents

Chapter
1
Chapter 3
52
We Have No Doubt Succeeded in Deceiving Hooker
124
The Yankees Crossed Fired on Us a Good While
225
For a Few Minutes the Fighting was Terrific
247
We Have an Awful Night of
300
The Glory it Had is Now Passed Away
325
Bibliography
359
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About the author (2010)

Robert J. Wynstra recently retired as a senior writer for the News and Public Affairs Office in the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences at the University of Illinois. He holds Bachelor's and Master's degrees in history and a Master's degree in journalism, all from the University of Illinois. Rob has been researching Alfred Iverson's role in the Civil War for more than ten years. He is finishing work on a study of Robert Rodes' Division in the Gettysburg Campaign.

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