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"The Devil's to Pay"

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John Buford at Gettysburg. A History and Walking Tour.

Eric J. Wittenberg

Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
Price: 32.95
ISBN: 978-1-61121-208-2
eBook: 978-1-61121-209-9
On Sale: October 2014

17 maps and 79 images 6x9

Winner, 2014, Gettysburg Civil War Round Table Book Award

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Although many books on Gettysburg have addressed the role played by Brig. Gen. John Buford and his First Cavalry Division troops, there is not a single book-length study devoted entirely to the critical delaying actions waged by Buford and his dismounted troopers and his horse artillerists on the morning of July 1, 1863. Award-winning Civil War historian Eric J. Wittenberg rectifies this glaring oversight with "The Devil's to Pay": John Buford at Gettysburg. A History and Walking Tour. This comprehensive tactical study examines the role Buford and his horse soldiers played from June 29 through July 2, 1863, including the important actions that saved the shattered remnants of the Fi Read More...



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About the Author

Eric J. Wittenberg

Eric J. Wittenberg is an accomplished American Civil War cavalry historian and author. An attorney in Ohio, Wittenberg has authored over a dozen books on Civil War cavalry subjects, as well as... Read More...


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