The Battle of Gettysburg

Author(s): Frank Haskell
Genre: History
Imprint: Classics Library
Product Number: EB00051315
Released: Dec 01, 2013
Business Term: Purchase MultiUse
ISBN: #9781470398446
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The Battle of Gettysburg is a vivid firsthand account of the most famous battle of the Civil War. Two weeks later, while his memory was fresh and his adrenaline still high, Union Lieutenant Frank Haskell-- a Medal of Honor recipient-- wrote this book, one of the most honest and accurate eyewitness accounts of war ever written. Haskell, an officer in the Army of the Potomac, describes soldiers preparing for and fighting in a battle that-- unknown to them-- would shape the destiny of a nation. Haskell is more than a casual observer, however, he is at the center of the Union line as Pickett' s Charge thunders up Cemetery Ridge. This powerfully insightful account-- unblemished by an attempt to look good in the history books-- preserves an intimate portrait of the most famous Civil War battlefield. Whether you' re an armchair historian or a devoted Civil War buff, Tom West' s distinctive narration will shed new light on this transcendent moment in American history.

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Author(s): Frank Haskell
Narrator(s): Tom West
Genre: History
Product Number Z2286
Released: Mar 28, 2011
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781449871857

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