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Pickett's Charge at Gettysburg

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A Guide to the Most Famous Attack in American History

James A. Hessler, Wayne E. Motts, Steven Stanley

Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
Price: 37.95
ISBN: 978-1-61121-200-6
eBook: 978-1-61121-201-3
On Sale: June 2015

7x10, 126 images, 31 maps

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150 years after the event, the grand near-suicidal attack against the Union position on Cemetery Ridge still emotionally resonates with Gettysburg enthusiasts like no other aspect of the battle. On the afternoon of July 3, Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee ordered more than 12,000 Southern infantry to undertake what would become the most legendary charge in American military history. This attack, popularly but inaccurately known as "Pickett's Charge," is often considered the turning point of the Civil War's seminal battle of Gettysburg. Read More...



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About the Author

James A. Hessler

James Hessler is a Licensed Battlefield Guide at Gettysburg National Military Park. His book Sickles at Gettysburg (Savas Beatie, 2009) was awarded the R.E. Lee Civil War Round Table’s Bachelder Coddington Award and the Gettysburg Civil War Round Table’s Distinguished Book Award as the most outs Read More...


Wayne E. Motts

Wayne E. Motts is the chief executive officer of The National Civil War Museum in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, has been a Licensed Battlefield Guide at the Gettysburg National Military Park for more than 25 years Read More...


Steven Stanley

Steven Stanley lives in Gettysburg and is a graphic artist specializing in historical map design and battlefield photography. Read More...


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