The Most Glorious Fourth: Vicksburg and Gettysburg, July 4, 1863

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Paw Prints, Nov 3, 2008 - History - 468 pages
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Recreates the most pivotal point of the Civil War by interconnecting gripping narratives of the surrender of Vicksburg and the retreat of General Lee's Army of Northern Virginia after a brutal defeat at Gettysburg, and portraying all of the critical figures, from Lincoln waiting in the telegraph office for news from Generals Grant and Meade to the women from both towns taking care of the the wounded soldiers. Reprint. 13,000 first printing.

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User Review  - Garp83 - LibraryThing

I picked The Most Glorious Fourth: Vicksburg and Gettysburg, July 4, 1863, by Duane Schultz, off of a shelf at a used book store willfully, as I was searching for something more to read about ... Read full review

THE MOST GLORIOUS FOURTH: Vicksburg and Gettysburg, July 4th, 1863

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Two Civil War victories by the Union make this date the most important July 4 in US history—quibblers should know that the Declaration of Independence wasn't signed on Independence Day.Prolific ... Read full review

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Duane Schultz lives in Clearwater, Florida.

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