Gettysburg

Gettysburg

The Final Fury

Book - 2013
Average Rating:
Rate this:
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
0345806050
Branch Call Number: 973.734 CATTO
Characteristics: xii,115 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
Notes: Includes index

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at GL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top