The Battle of Gettysburg (Turning Points in American History)

by Vincent J. Coffey

Publisher: Silver Burdett Pr

Written in English
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  • Military - General,
  • United States - Civil War,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Children: Grades 4-6
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL9883622M
ISBN 100382099117
ISBN 109780382099113

Excerpts from the diary of Union soldier Nathaniel Rollins about being taken prisoner during the Battle of Gettysburg, June July 6, A letter from Confederate soldier George Franklin Robinson to his wife describing army morale and movements after Gettysburg, J On July 3, in Gettysburg, PA the Union lured the Confederate troops out into the open field. Pickett charged and the tide of the war changed in the Union's favor. Aired: 04/03/   Directed by Ron Maxwell. With Tom Berenger, Martin Sheen, Stephen Lang, Richard Jordan. In , the Northern and Southern forces fight at Gettysburg in the decisive battle of the American Civil War/10(K).

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Gift Ideas in Civil War Gettysburg History ‹ Any Department. This The Battle of Gettysburg book is for people and historians who already know the basics of the Battle of Gettysburg.

This book answers many questions- how and why did the armies bump into each other in this small crossroads city with no military significance?/5(25). Battle of Gettysburg, major engagement in the American Civil War that was fought southwest of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and was a crushing Southern defeat.

The three-day conflict involved more t Confederate troops commanded by General Robert E. Lee and nea Union troops under General George Meade. Links to Individual Top 10 Gettysburg Book Lists.

These Civil War bloggers released their Top 10 Civil War Books on the Campaign and Battle of Gettysburg on their own blogs over the three day anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg from JulyThe roster of bloggers and links to their Top 10 Gettysburg Books lists are as follows. " Flames Beyond Gettysburg " I really do consider a must-read, since it reminds you that the battle was the main feature but there was an awful, awful lot going on here in PA in late June and early July because the battle was just part of an entire invasion.

It ALL leads back to the battle, nothing is some disparate subject. In the summer ofConfederate Gen. Robert E. Lee launched his second invasion of the Northern states. Forces collided at the crossroads town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania from JulyIt resulted in an estima casualties on both sides, the bloodiest single battle of the entire war.

The Battle of Gettysburg was a significant Union victory considered by many to. The Killer Angels is a historical novel by Michael The Battle of Gettysburg book that was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in The book tells the story of the three days of the Battle of Gettysburg in the American Civil War, and the day leading up to it: Jas the troops of both the Union and the Confederacy move into battle around the town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, and July Author: Michael Shaara.

CMH Pub 75– Cover: Scene from the Gettysburg Cyclorama painting, The Battle of Gettysburg, by. Paul Phillippoteaux, depicting Pickett’s Charge and fighting at the Angle.

Inthe Civil War is raging throughout the country. Does Henry have what it takes to survive the Battle of Gettysburg. The explanations of the battle are told in a way that is complete and at the level of the elementary school student.

Any study of the American Civil War must include coverage of the battle of Gettysburg and given the sound coverage in this book, it is an excellent resource for the study of history in American elementary schools.5/5(2).

The African American "John Burns" of the Battle of Gettysburg In addition to John Burns, the well-known "citizen soldier" of the Battle of Gettysburg who fought alongside Union troops on McPherson's Ridge on July 1, there are accounts of an African-American civilian from the Gettysburg area who fought alongside Union troops on Culp's Hill.

Battle Summary: The Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (July 1–July 3, ), was the largest battle of the American Civil War as well as the largest battle ever fought in North America, involving aro men in the Union’s Army of the Potomac under Major General George Gordon Meade and approximat in the Confederacy’s Army of Northern Virginia.

This book tells the sweeping story of the Gettysburg Campaign in dramatic fashion. To bring the marching and battle scenes to life, talented contemporary photographers—some dressed in period-authentic uniforms—participated in th Civil War reenactment events across the country.

They made more thanimages. The Killer Angels tells the story of the Battle of Gettysburg. On July 1,the Army of Northern Virginia, or Confederate army, and the Army of the Potomac, or Union army, fought the largest battle of the American Civil War.

When the battle ended, 51, men were dead, wounded, or missing. All the characters in the novel are based on real Cited by: 1.

Gettysburg Kids Book. likes. GETTYSBURG KIDS WHO DID THE IMPOSSIBLE. (Savas Beatie, ) tells the exciting stories of ordinary kids caught in an extraordinary situation.

"I Survived The Battle of Gettysburg " Book Trailer Jorge Berger. Loading Unsubscribe from Jorge Berger. Cancel Unsubscribe. Working Subscribe Subscribed Unsubscribe 2. The program “The Battle of Gettysburg: Why It Matters” was held on Wednesday, July 1, at p.m. CT at the Central Library of the Kansas City Public Library.

Synopsis The bloody, three-day battle of Gettysburg in the summer of resulted in thousands of casualties on both sides. Considered the turning point of the Civil War, the campaign rallied the Union : CONTENTS BOOK CONTENTS BIBLIOGRAPHIC RECORD American Historical Documents, – The Harvard Classics.

– Haskell’s Account of the Battle of Gettysburg: Paras. 1–25 [Frank Aretas Haskell was born at Tunbridge, Vermont, on J He graduated at Dartmouth College inand went to Madison, Wisconsin, to. What Was the Battle of Gettysburg. has 3 reviews and 3 ratings.

Reviewer kyle wrote: After LIncolns speech the three day battle turned into a war. You should go read this book because it gives gret details about the battle of Gettysburg.

I can relate to this book because my granpa read it to me when I was young. I give this boo /5(3). The Battle of Gettysburg took place on Julyin and near the town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. This battle was one of the most important battles of the Civil War for the North.

Robert E. Lee had invaded the North and was trying to defeat the Union Army once and for all. However, the Union Army held him off and sent him retreating. "Gettysburg: The Story of the Battle with Maps is a unique exploration of the battle. The maps are very easy to follow. Each one shows the entire battlefield, making it possible to understand the context of each movement, attack, and counterattack during the three days.

The accompanying text brings the battle alive and nicely compliments the maps."Brand: Stackpole Books. We still struggle to understand and to develop the implications of this "new birth".Stephen Sears is a distinguished military historian of the Civil War who has written in this book an outstanding account of the pivotal battle of Gettysburg (July 1 -- July 3, ).5/5(4).

From the acclaimed Civil War historian, a brilliant new history–the most intimate and richly readable account we have had–of the climactic three-day battle of Gettysburg (July 1–3, ), which draws the reader into the heat, smoke, and grime of Gettysburg alongside the ordinary soldier, and depicts the combination of personalities and circumstances that produced the.

Gettysburg campaign, June–July,series of decisive battles of the U.S. Civil War. The Road to Gettysburg After his victory in the battle of Chancellorsville, Confederate general Robert E. Lee undertook a second invasion of the North.

The reorganized Army of Northern Virginia crossed the Potomac (June 17) via the Shenandoah valley, which Richard S. Ewell (2d Corps), as leader. Whether you need an overview of The Battle of Gettysburg or a detailed summary of the book for a college project or just for fun, brings you the book-wise summaries of The Battle of Gettysburg for free.

The Battle of Gettysburg summary and study guide are also available on the mobile version of the website. This stunning narrative of the epic Battle of Gettysburg begins with the clash of Union and Confederate armies at Chancellorsville and concludes with Robert E.

Lee's retreat through Pennsylvania and escape across the Potomac. Award-winning historian Craig L. Symonds recounts the events of three Brand: New Word City, Inc. Battle of Gettysburg [cyclorama] At head of title: The greatest work of the celebrated French artist Paul Philippoteaux. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Contributor: Philippoteaux, Paul Date: Battle of Gettysburg and Union. The Battle of Gettysburg was the turning point of the American Civil War. This is the most famous and important Civil War Battle that occurred on July 1st-3rd in Gettysburg, importantly Gettysburg was the clash between the two major American Cultures of their time: the North and the South.

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This is a video supplement to the book, Our Fathers at Gettysburg, as described in Chapter 24 of the book. It displays an animated battlefield map of Pickett's Charge. I liked the Book "The Battle of Gettysburg, " It shows what the battle was like by describing how the soldiers fought and the /5(30).Make Offer - Battle Of Gettysburg / High Water Mark The Civil War / Sterling (g) Antique Civil War Battle of Gettysburg Memorial Paperweight 3 Inch Hexagon $