Fields of Battle: Gettysburg (Fields Of Battle Series)

Fields of Battle: Gettysburg (Fields Of Battle Series)

by HughBicheno (Author)

Synopsis

Hugh Bicheno's compelling and original account is an important re-examination of the bloodiest battle ever fought on North American soil. With meticulous attention to detail, the author clearly and concisely revisits every aspect of the battle, from the strategic reasons for Lee's invasion of the North to the desperate fight for Little Round Top and the culminating tragedy of Pickett's Charge. The result is, in the words of the Fields of Battle series editor Professor Richard Holmes, 'a seriously good book, by far the best thing written on the subject to date.'

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Format: Paperback
Pages: 192
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Published: 25 Oct 2001

ISBN 10: 0304356980
ISBN 13: 9780304356980
Book Overview: Part of a new series edited by Richard Holmes An important and concise re-examination of the bloody battle Illustrated throughout with specially commissioned colour maps and photography

Author Bio
Hugh Bicheno has had careers as an academic, an intelligence officer and a freelance kidnap and ransom negotiator. After twenty-five years in the Americas, during which time he visited most of the Independence and Civil War battlefields, he now lives in Cambridge and is devoted to writing about men at war.