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Gettysburg From the acclaimed Civil War historian, and coinciding with the 150th anniversary of the legendary battle a brilliant new history the most intimate and richly readable account we have had that draws the reader into the muck and grime of Gettysburg alongside the ordinary soldier, and depicts, as never before, the combination of personalities and circumstances that produced one of the great battles of all time.Though the Battle of Gettysburg has been written about at length and thoroughly dissected in terms of strategic importance, never before has a book dived down so closely to the individual soldier to explore the experience of the three days of intense fighting for the people involved, or looked so closely at the way politics swayed military decisions, or placed the battle in the context of nineteenth century military practice Guelzo shows us the face, the sights and sounds of nineteenth century combat the stone walls and gunpowder clouds of Pickett s Charge the reason that the Army of Northern Virginia could be smelled before it could be seen the march of thousands of men from the banks of the Rappahannock in Virginia to the Pennsylvania hills What emerges is a previously untold story from the personal politics roiling the Union and Confederate officer ranks, to the peculiar character of artillery units Through such scrutiny the cornerstone battle of the Civil War is given extraordinarily vivid new life. Best Download [ Gettysburg ] By [ Allen C. Guelzo ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – pandorajewelry70off.us

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Ä Gettysburg☆ Ebook By ☆ Allen C. Guelzo green – pandorajewelry70off.us
  • Hardcover
  • 656 pages
  • Gettysburg
  • Allen C. Guelzo
  • English
  • 05 May 2018
  • 0307594084

10 thoughts on “Gettysburg

  1. says:

    Gettysburg is the most famous battle in American history Occurring over three days in July 1863, it was a seesaw affair in which the fate of a nation continually rested on a wobbling flank, a rugged hillside, a gap in a line It was a battle that took ordinary local geographic features and made them immortal the Peach Orchard Devil s Den Little Round Top When it was over, nothing had been decided The Confe...

  2. says:

    When I saw that this book came out, I asked Do we need yet onebook on Gettysburg From Coddington a magisterial treatment on, there have been many fine works on this battle After a while, I got a sense of deja vu If you were a Civil War historian, at some point you wrote a book on Gettysburg Allen Guelzo brings an edginess to his examination of Gettysburg He questions some of the accepted wisdom about the battle and injects his own perspective some examples later on.As a history o When I saw that this book came out, I asked Do we need yet onebook on Gettysburg From Coddington a magisterial treatment on, there have been many fine works on this battle After a while, I got a sense of deja vu If you were a Civil War historian, at some point you w...

  3. says:

    According to Allen C Guelzo, as of 2004 6,193 books, articles and pamphlets have been written about the Battle of Gettysburg Now in the 150th anniversary year of a battle that has been seared into American memory we have another prodigious volume that describes and analyzes the battle, the leading characters, as well as the soldiers who were involved in the fighting Guelzo s work GETTYSBURG THE LAST INVASION may be the best one volume account since that of Bruce Catton s appeared in 1952 In According to Allen C Guelzo, as of 2004 6,193 books, articles and pamphlets have been written about the Battle of Gettysburg Now in the 150th anniversary year of a battle that has been seared into American memory we have another prodigious volume that describes and analyzes the battle, the leading characters, as well as the soldiers who were involved in the fighting Guelzo s work GETTYSBURG THE LAST INVASION may be the best one volume account since that of Bruce Catton s appeared in 1952 In summari...

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    There are a number of good books about the Gettysburg campaign Shelby Foote s account in the second volume of The Civil War, Stephen Sears s Gettysburg, Harry Pfanz s detailed analyses of the first and second days, and the books on Pickett s Charge by Earl Hess, George Stewart, and Carol Reardon but Guelzo s is remarkably well done He s read everything see his prefatory notes on what s not available , writes strongly see his description of Dan Sickles or of Powell Hill , makes very clea There are a number of good books about the Gettysburg campaign Shelby Foote s account in the second volume of The Civil War, Stephen Sears s Gettysburg, Harry Pfanz s detailed analyses of the first and second days, and the books on Pickett s Charge by Earl Hess, George Stewart, and Ca...

  5. says:

    This was a faboulas book I will give you all a full review shortly.Enjoy and Be Blessed.Diamond

  6. says:

    The book is impressive in many ways, including the depth of detail This was less impressive, however, when I read about the unit that I re enact, in which the author misnames the officer who was killed John instead of his actual name Augustus Van Horn Ellis no, he never used a nickname There were some noticeable inconsistencies, such as a digression on how few soldiers were felled by so many bullets, averaging, he says only one or two per volley directed at them, then a few pages later des The book is impressive in many ways, including the depth of detail This was less impressive, however, when I read about the unit that I re enact, in which the author misnames the officer who was killed John instead of his actual name Augustus Van Horn Ellis no, he never used a nickname There were some noticeable inconsistencies, such as a digression on how few soldiers were felled by so many bullets, averaging, he says only one or two per volley directed at them, then a few pages later describes a single volley decimating the whole front line of an actual unit While he mentions certain controversies, he chooses ...

  7. says:

    Gettysburg The Last Invasion by Allen C GuelzoThis book is so filled with information that it could have ended up being another boring geek read that only appealed to a limited audience.However, I find that the i...

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    The sesquicentennial of the Battle of Gettysburg July 1 July 3, 1863 offers the opportunity to reflect upon the battle and its significance Although every aspect of the battle has been written about extensively, attempts at understanding continue, as with any historical subject of complexity and moment Allen Guelzo s new book Gettysburg The Last Invasion 2013 offers a detailed, insightful, and beautifully written history of the Gettysburg campaign that has much to teach both readers The sesquicentennial of the Battle of Gettysburg July 1 July 3, 1863 offers the opportunity to reflect upon the battle and its significance Although every aspect of the battle has been written about extensively, attempts at understanding continue, as with any historical subject of complexity and moment Allen Guelzo s new book Gettysburg The Last Invasion 2013 offers a detailed, insightful, and beautifully written history of the Gettysburg campaign that has much to teach both readers new to the battle and readers who have studied it in detail Guelzo, Henry R Luce Professor of the Civil War Era and Director of Civil War Era Studies at Gettysburg College, has written broadly about the Civil War and about Abraham Lincoln His writings tend to show an interest in ideas, including broad philosophical and religious questions He has also written about the early American theologian, Jo...

  9. says:

    This book is great for the historian, the buff , and the casual reader who wants a better understanding of a pivotal event in American history Excellently and abundantly sourced, Gettysburg The Last Invasion paints a rich tableau of the town before the battle, the course of events that brought the armies to the quiet crossroads, and manages to explain the strategic and tact...

  10. says:

    If you are going to visit Gettysburg you need to read this book before you go.If you read The Killer Angels by Michael Shaara and want to know , read this book.Some will be disappointed because Guelzo doesn t give enough attention to some of the favorite subjects of the battle, like Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain, but hethan makes up for this by telling the stories of people who are less familiar If not Chamberlain, then who is the hero for Guelzo First, would be Reynolds who gets credi If you are going to visit Gettysburg you need to read this book before you go.If you read The Killer Angels by Michael Shaara and want to know , read this book.Some will be disappointed because Guelzo doesn t give enough attention to some of the favorite subjects of the battle, like Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain, but hethan makes up for this by telling the stories of people who are less familiar If not Chamberlain, then who is the hero for Guelzo First, would be Reynolds who gets credit for forcing the Union to the battlefield On Little Round Top, the credit, wit...

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