Pickett's Charge: The Last Attack at Gettysburg

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Univ of North Carolina Press, 2001 - History - 497 pages
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Pickett's Charge is probably the best-known military engagement of the Civil War, widely regarded as the defining moment of the battle of Gettysburg and celebrated as the high-water mark of the Confederacy. But as Earl Hess notes, the epic stature of Pick
  

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Contents

The Last Attack at Gettysburg
1
The Attackers
36
The Defenders
82
The Bombardment
125
The Emmitsburg Road
166
To the Stone Fence
201
High Tide
248
The Repulse
296
Glory Enough
341
Making Sense of Picketts Charge
385
Order of Battle
405
Notes
409
Bibliography
459
Index
483
Copyright

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About the author (2001)

Earl J. Hess is associate professor of history at Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, Tennessee. He is author of several books on the Civil War, includingThe Union Soldier in Battle: Enduring the Ordeal of Combat, and coauthor of Pea Ridge: Civil War Campaign in the West.

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