A Strange and Blighted Land: Gettysburg, the Aftermath of a Battle
This volume covers the more dismal side of the Gettysburg campaign: burials of Union and Confederate corpses, removal of the 3,000 horses killed, care of the wounded, descriptions of field hospitals, disposition of POWs, cleanup of the battle ground, collection of weapons, early relic hunters, battlefield guides, and a tour of the grim and bloody fields as described by a host of early visitors.
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No Tongue Can Depict the Carnage
Sightseers Flock to the Field 7 Cemetery Hill 8 Mencheys
The Natural Cycles of Life and Death 82 The First Inter
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