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2 edition of Guide to the Battle of Gettysburg found in the catalog.

Guide to the Battle of Gettysburg

Jay Luvaas

Guide to the Battle of Gettysburg

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Published by University Press of Kansas in Lawrence, Kan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863,
  • Tours,
  • Gettysburg National Military Park (Pa.),
  • Guidebooks,
  • Historic sites

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Other titlesU.S. Army War College guide to the Battle of Gettysburg.
    Statementedited by Jay Luvaas, Harold W. Nelson, Leonard J. Fullenkamp ; maps by Steven Stanley
    SeriesU.S. Army War College guides to Civil War battles
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE475.53 .G88 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25270512M
    ISBN 109780700618538, 9780700618545
    LC Control Number2012011403


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The Complete Gettysburg Guide: Walking and Driving Tours of the Battlefield, Town, Cemeteries, Field Hospital Sites/5(86). Visit the National Military Park with a Professional, Licensed Battlefield Guide.

This year’s honored presenter will be Ron Kirkwood. The Gettysburg National Military Park encompasses nearly 6, acres with over 26 miles of roads connecting major battlefield landmarks including Cemetery Hill and the “High Water Mark”.

The book gives twenty five different destinations on the battlefield, has excellent maps, and has excerpts from veterans descriptions of the battle. This was required reading for a course on the American I have been to the Gettysburg battlefield twice; once in in and again inand will bring this book with me the next time I go/5.

Guide to the Battle of Gettysburg. May pages. Series: U.S. Army War College Guides to Civil War Battles. Hardback - $ ISBN Hardback Edition Unjacketed Paperback - $ Gettysburg National Military Park - Along over 40 miles of scenic roads, 1, monuments, markers, and memorials commemorate the Battle of Gettysburg.

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Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guides come from many different and varied backgrounds. What they have in common is a deep interest in the American Civil War and the Battle of Gettysburg. Besides knowing the general history of the Battle of Gettysburg, each guide has his/her own interest or specialty.

Get this from a library. Guide to the Battle of Gettysburg. [Jay Luvaas; Harold W Nelson; Army War College (U.S.);] -- "Here in one compact volume is a day-by-day and hour-by-hour account of the Battle of Gettysburg This guide provides a unique blend of documentary sources and terrain descriptions with   " 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. This is the revised edition of a respected and popular guide to Gettysburg National Military Park.

The authors have made significant changes to the guide, addressing alterations to the park during the past fifteen years and adding new information and improved maps that enrich park visitors' understanding of the Battle of Gettysburg.

The Battle of Gettysburg was the largest and deadliest of the American Civil War. Today the battlefield is an incredible outdoor classroom with over a thousand monuments to the men who fought there.

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You can also print a two page quiz. Activity #6. Watch an interview with the author. Lauren Tarshis answers a number of interesting questions.

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The Gettysburg Campaign June–July Strategic Setting After the Confederates’ victory at Chancellorsville in May. The Gettysburg battlefield guide is the first of many Civil War guidebooks and set the standard for the other books.

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"The authors have gone far beyond [a battlefield guide] An excellent source for Civil War buffs and anyone interested in the history and locale of Gettysburg."--Library Journal Best Reference Book “This new Field Guide is the best to appear on this subject in recent years.

Highly recommended. A compact but richly detailed volume depicting the events of the Battle of Gettysburg day-by-day and hour-by-hour, the guide retains its signature blend of official reports, commanding officers' observations, and terrain descriptions, as well as easy-to-use maps that allow park visitors to follow the battle as it actually : University Press of Kansas.

Licensed Battlefield Guide often must dig into other integral elements of the broader Gettysburg narrative through human interest stories about local civilians before, during, and after the battle, as well as the political, religious, social and history of the town of Size: 80KB.

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.

In this lively guide to the Gettysburg battlefield, Carol Reardon and Tom Vossler invite readers to participate in a tour of this hallowed ground. Ideal for carrying on trips through the park as well as for the armchair historian, this book includes comprehensive maps and deft descriptions of the action that situate visitors in time and place.4/4(1).

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The authors have made significant changes to the guide, addressing alterations to the park during the past fifteen years and adding new information and improved maps that enrich park visitors' understanding Brand: University Press of Kansas.

Edited by BG (Ret) Harold W. Nelson (Class of ) and COL (Ret) Len Fullenkamp (Class of ) New Edition - May Paperback. Here at last is the long-anticipated revised edition of one of the most respected and popular guides to the Gettysburg National Military Park.

One of the best companions [for such excursions] is the U.S. Army War College's Guide to the Battle of Gettysburg."--New York Times "These guides are the most thorough, detailed, and accurate books of their kind.

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Renamed Gettysburg in honor of Gen. James Gettys, the town grew quickly after being incorporated in Its square, at the crossroads of four major highways and several secondary roads, was a stopping point for travelers.

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Fought over three days inthe battle of Gettysburg was a significant turning point during the Civil War. Today, visitors to Gettysburg can tour the battlefields, explore museums and watch live theater performances, of the event.

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One of the most famous battles of the American Civil War that took place from July 1st to the 3rd in Author: Stephen Kaczor.