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The fog of Gettysburg

Ken Allers

The fog of Gettysburg

the myths and mysteries of the battle

by Ken Allers

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Published by Cumberland House in Nashville, Tenn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863 -- Miscellanea

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementKen Allers, Jr.
    GenreMiscellanea.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE475.53 .A43 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17008105M
    ISBN 101581826478
    ISBN 109781581826470
    LC Control Number2008031149
    OCLC/WorldCa221175875


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Now readers will the answers to such questions as: Were the people of Gettysburg unaware that a battle was brewing, or were they awaiting it.

Was George Sandoe the first casualty of Gettysburg?/5(10). The Fog of Gettysburg covers the myths, misunderstandings, and mysteries of the battle, the episodes that still provoke questions about what happened or why.

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Now readers will the answers to such questions as: Were the people of Gettysburg unaware that a battle was brewing, or were they awaiting it. Was George Sandoe the first casualty of Gettysburg?Reviews: 5. Kenneth L. Allers Jr. is the author of The Fog of Gettysburg ( avg rating, 30 ratings, 3 reviews, published ) and The Fog of Gettysburg ( avg /5.

As a student of the over analyzed and much written about battle at Gettysburg on July 1,2 and 3 ofMr. Allers' The Fog of Gettysburg is an entertaining read even if there is nothing really new.

He writes in concise chapters on many of the myths and mysteries surrounding the battle but really introduces no new theories, but instead rehashes the old shop worn beliefs of how, who, and why of the battle/5.

The Fog of Gettysburg The Myths and Mysteries of the Battle (Book): Allers, Ken: Pennsylvanians have a saying: America was born in Philadelphia and saved at Gettysburg. In this way they acknowledge The fog of Gettysburg book Gettysburg was the defining battle of the Civil War.

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Photo by smokejmt. 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 July A masterful, single-volume history of the Civil War's greatest campaign.

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Vallely. Another book on Gettysburg. Fortunately, the answer is “yes.” While the battle of Gettysburg is indeed the most analyzed three days in American history, the time for revisions, interpretations, and critical analysis is not even close to coming to an end.

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In Gettysburg: The Living and the Dead, writer Kent Gramm and photographer Chris Heisey tell the famous battle’s story through the eyes of those who lived and died histories that simply recount the three furious days in Julythis book transports readers onto the battlefield and into the event’s historical echoes, making for a delightful, immersive : Southern Illinois University Press.

The Fog of Gettysburg covers the myths, misunderstandings, and mysteries of the battle, the episodes that still provoke questions about what happened or why. Now readers will the answers to such questions as: Were the people of Gettysburg unaware that a battle was brewing, or were they awaiting it.

Was George Sandoe the first casualty of Gettysburg?Brand: Cumberland House. Books Worth Reading. While my collection of books on the Battle of Gettysburg is no doubt smaller than many other buffs but perhaps larger than others, I feel that I have collected what is a fairly representative list of good, quality books on the subject, including, of course, Edwin Coddington's "The Gettysburg Campaign: A Study in Command." In addition, the trilogy of books by Harry Pfanz.

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The Story of the Twenty-fifth Michigan. Benjamin F. Travis. This victory was lost in the fog of war because it occurred on the same day that Vicksburg, Miss surrendered to U S Grant and at the end of the Battle of Gettysburg, PA as Lee began his retreat out of Pennsylvania.5/5(2).

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I received Amazon's promo email about a new Gettysburg book, Barksdale's Charge: The True High Tide of the Confederacy at Gettysburg, July 2,by Philip Thomas Tucker.

That would be the charge through the Peach Orchard to the foot of Cemetery Ridge. Rather than go into details of the battle, Tarshis offers broad overviews of slavery and the war's course (adding more about the latter in an afterword that includes the text of the Gettysburg Address).

She folds these into quick pictures of military camp life and the violence-laced fog of war/5(76). We know how it will end, but let’s ignore that, letting the fog of war suspend historical knowledge.

Guelzo directs the Civil War Studies program at Gettysburg College. Read this book on Questia. On the first three days of July inmore thanUnion and Rebel soldiers fought a monumental battle in Gettysburg, a bloody contest that has been hailed as "the turning point of the Civil War.".

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Fiebeger is a complete and exhaustive look at one of the pivotal battles of the American Civil War. Colonel Gustav J. Fiebeger () was U. soldier, military engineer, and author who was a Professor of Civil and Military Engineering at the U.

Brand: Maine Book Barn Publishing. “Widow of Gettysburg” by Jocelyn Green, book two of the “Heroines Behind the Lines” series, kept my interest and gave much insight into just what it was like to live on the battlefield during the Civil War.

Women, children, men not involved in the armies all these were caught in the middle during the Battle of Gettysburg/5(49). From Civil War historian Wert (A Brotherhood of Valor,etc.), an astute mixture of strategic analysis and common soldiers’ narratives detailing the 24 climactic hours on which the Union of 51, casualties at the Battle of Gettysburg, approximately one-third fell on July 3, Since then, debates on responsibility for success and failure have raged almost as heatedly as.

Sears' contribution to the extensive body of literature on the Civil War in general, and Gettysburg in particular, is the skill with which he narrates a story.

His writing is crisp yet crammed with essential detail, as one would expect of a former editor of American Heritage and the author of six award-winning books. The Killer Angels. Those days at Gettysburg are fascinating to myself.

I reside very close to Gettysburg and have stood on those actual battlefields, Devils Den, Pickett's charge and it's just amazing (and very, very sad too) Looking over the big field where Pickett's charge took place, I actually get goose bumps trying to imagine the courage of the rebels to walk across that big open field 5/5(19).

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Rather than go into details of the battle, Tarshis offers broad overviews of slavery and the war’s course (adding more about the latter in an afterword that includes the text of the Gettysburg Address).

She folds these into quick pictures of military camp life and the violence-laced fog of war.Ultimate General: Gettysburg is a critically acclaimed tactical battle simulator that allows you to lead thousands of soldiers in the battle of Gettysburg as commander of either the Union or Confederate army.

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