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The Controversial Civil War General Who Committed Murder, Abandoned Little Round Top, and Declared Himself the Hero of Gettysburg

James A. Hessler

Format: Hardcover, 504 pages
Price: $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-932714-64-7
eBook: 978-1-611210-45-3
On Sale: June 2009; SOLD OUT!

Format: Paperback, 504 pages
Price: $22.95
ISBN: 978-1-932714-84-5
eBook: 978-1-611210-45-3
On Sale: March 2010

39 b/w photos, 6 maps, order of battle, biblio, endnotes, index

WINNER: 2009 Bachelder-Coddington Literary Award

WINNER: 2009 Gettysburg Round Table’s Distinguished Book Award

FINALIST: 2009 Army Historical Foundation's Distinguished Writing Award, Biography

James A. Hessler's book is a balanced and entertaining account of Sickles' colorful life. Civil War enthusiasts who want to understand General Sickles' . . . Read More


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James A. Hessler

James A. Hessler works in the financial services industry and is a Licensed Battlefield Guide at Gettysburg National Military Park. He has taught Sickles and Gettysburg-related courses for Harrisburg Area Community College and the Gettysburg Foundation. Read More...

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