Pickett's Charge--The Last Attack at Gettysburg
Sweeping away many of the myths that have long surrounded Pickett's Charge, Earl Hess offers the definitive history of the most famous military action of the Civil War. He transforms exhaustive research into a moving narrative account of the assault from both Union and Confederate perspectives, analyzing its planning, execution, aftermath, and legacy.
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Chapter 2 The Attackers
Chapter 3 The Defenders
Chapter 4 The Bombardment
Chapter 5 To Emmitsburg Road
Chapter 6 To the Stone Fence
Chapter 7 High Tide
Chapter 8 The Repulse
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