The Final Fury

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This classic work by Pulitzer Prize winner Bruce Catton, one of the great historians of the Civil War, takes an incisive look at the turning point of the war, when the great armies of the North and South came to Gettysburg in July 1863. Engaging and authoritative, Catton analyzes the course of events at Gettysburg, clarifying its causes and bringing to life the most famous battle ever fought on American soil. Paying full heed to the human tragedies that occurred, Gettysburg: The Final Fury gives an hour-by-hour account of the three-day battle, from the skirmish that began the engagement, to Picketts ill-fated charge. Catton provides context for the fateful decisions made by each armys commanders, and examines the battles military and political consequences, placing it within the larger narrative of the Civil War and American history.
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, A Division of Random House, Inc., 2013
Edition: First Vintage Books edition
ISBN: 9780345806055
Branch Call Number: 973.734 CATTO
Characteristics: xii,115 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
Notes: Includes index


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