Half Title Page.
Table of Contents.
How to Use This Book.
Research Topics for Defining Moments: The Battle of Gettysburg.
1: Narrative Overview.
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.
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.