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Author LinkReardon, Carol.
Title LinkA field guide to Gettysburg : experiencing the battlefield through its history, places, & people / Carol Reardon & Tom Vossler.
Distribution Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2013]
Description 454 pages :  illustrations (some colored) ;  23 cm.
Type of Material Book
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Contents: Stop 1. The key terrain of Cemetery Hill -- [pt. I.] July 1, 1863: The first day of battle. 1. The meeting engagement : Stop 2. The cavalry fight ; Stop 3. The death of Reynolds ; Stop 4. The fight around the railroad cut -- 2. The battle is joined and expands : Stop 5. Ewell enters the fight ; Stop 6. Oak Ridge ; Stop 7. The artillery duel on the XI corps line -- 3. The Union line collapses : Stop 8. Barlow’s knoll ; Stop 9. Coster Avenue ; Stop 10. Ramseur’s attack ; Stop 11. Bucktails versus Tar Heels on McPherson’s Ridge ; Stop 12. The iron brigade takes a stand ; Stop 13. The last stand at the Seminary -- Day one conclusion -- [pt. II.] July 2, 1863: The second day of battle : 4. Lee, Meade, and challenges of high command : Stop 14. Pitzer’s Woods ; Stop 15. Longstreet’s main effort hits a snag ; Stop 16. The Sherfy peach orchard ; Stop 17. Longstreet’s main effort begins -- 5. Longstreet attacks : Stop 18. Little Round Top ; Stop 19. The fight for Devil’s Den ; Stop 20. The bloody wheatfield ; Stop 21. The salient collapses ; Stop 22. The collapse of the Emmitsburg Road Line ; Stop 23. Holding the Cemetery Ridge line -- 6. Ewell tries the Union right flank : Stop 24. Benner’s Hill ; Stop 25. Lower Culp’s Hill, July 2 ; Stop 26. Stevens’s Knoll ; Stop 27. East Cemetery Hill -- Day two conclusion -- [pt. III.] July 3, 1863: The third day of battle. 7. Commanders consider, and reconsider, their options : Stop 28. Meade’s headquarters ; Stop 29. Spangler’s spring ; Stop 30. Culp’s Hill, July 3 ; Stop 31. Organizing the assault against the Union center -- 8. The high-water mark? : Stop 32. Pickett’s charge ; Stop 33. The Union repulse of Pickett’s charge ; Stop 34. East cavalry field -- Stop 35. The Soldiers’ National Cemetery -- The aftermath: July 4, 1863, and beyond.
Summary Presents a guide to the Gettysburg battlefield with comprehensive maps and descriptions of the action, narratives about key figures and events, and a variety of contemporary and postwar source materials offering stories and interpretations.
Conf.Sub. LinkGettysburg, Battle of (Pennsylvania : 1863)
Subject LinkGettysburg National Military Park (Pa.) -- Tours.
LinkGettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863.
Subject LinkPennsylvania -- Gettysburg.
LinkPennsylvania -- Gettysburg National Military Park.
LinkTours.
Add.Author LinkVossler, Tom.
LinkSmolinski, Richard, donor.

System Number 000680213
ISBN Link9780807835258 (pbk : alk. paper)
Link0807835250 (pbk : alk. paper)

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