Gettysburg: An Alternate History

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Greenhill Books, Sep 20, 2001 - History - 320 pages
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-- The most intriguing 'what if' of the American Civil War
-- Exciting and graphic recreation of alternate possibilities
-- America's greatest battle as you've never seen it before

Everyone with an interest in America's greatest battle comes up against its controversies. What if J. E. B. Stuart had arrived on the battlefield before the second day? What if Ewell had pressed hard on the heels of the Union rout on the first day? What if Pickett's charge had been stronger and better led? What if the Army of the Potomac had been commanded by a more aggressive counter-attacker than Meade?

Gettysburg presents some of these possibilities as though they were the reality, and explores the impact they would have on the battle and on the course of the war. The alternate events are anchored firmly in the context of the actual events, and are all within the scope of what was genuinely possible.

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I'm more interested in what really happened at Gettysburg rather than this "what could have happened" scenario. Read full review

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LT. COL. Peter G. Tsouras, USAR (RET.), is a military historian who recently retired from the Defense Intelligence Agency, where he served as a senior intelligence officer. He also served at the National Ground Intelligence Agency (NGIC) and with the 1st Battalion, 64th Armor, in Germany. Tsouras is the author or editor of twenty-two books on current military operations, military history, and alternate history. He lives in Alexandria, Virginia with his family.

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