The Battle of Gettysburg, 1st Edition

  • Kevin Hillstrom
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  • ISBN-10: 0780813243
  • ISBN-13: 9780780813243
  • DDC: 973.7
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 240 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released January 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Defining Moments: The Battle of Gettysburg provides an authoritative, fascinating account of the Battle of Gettysburg and its importance in the American Civil War.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
How to Use This Book.
Research Topics for Defining Moments: The Battle of Gettysburg.
1: Narrative Overview.
2: Prologue.
3: Slavery Threatens the Union.
4: America Erupts into Civil War.
5: Armies Gather Near Gettysburg.
6: The Battle Is Joined.
7: Pickett's Charge and Lee's Retreat.
8: The War Draws to a Close.
9: Legacy of the Battle of Gettysburg.
10: Biographies.
11: Chamberlain, Joshua Lawrence (1828–1914).
12: Grant, Ulysses S. (1822–1885).
13: Hancock, Winfield Scott (1824–1886).
14: Lee, Robert E. (1807–1870).
15: Lincoln, Abraham (1809–1865).
16: Longstreet, James (1821–1904).
17: Meade, George G. (1815–1872).
18: Pickett, George E. (1825–1875).
19: Stuart, J. E. B. “Jeb” (1833–1864).
20: Primary Sources.
21: The Army of Northern Virginia Invades Pennsylvania.
22: Lee's Army Advances to Gettysburg.
23: Impressions of the Battle from a British Observer.
24: Longstreet and Lee Debate Strategy before the Second Day of Battle.
25: Chamberlain Describes the Battle of Little Round Top.
26: Meade Decides to Stay Put after Day Two at Gettysburg.
27: A Rebel Officer Remembers Pickett's Charge.
28: A Yankee Soldier Recalls Pickett's Charge.
29: A Northern Newspaper Hails the Victory at Gettysburg.
30: General Lee Writes Home after Gettysburg.
31: Lincoln's Unsent Letter to Meade.
32: Lincoln's Gettysburg Address.
33: Woodrow Wilson Addresses Civil War Veterans at Gettysburg.
34: A Civil War Historian Reflects on Gettysburg.
Important People, Places, and Terms.
Sources for Further Study.
Photo and Illustration Credits.