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The Resource Pickett's charge : a new look at Gettysburg's final attack, Phillip Thomas Tucker, PhD

Pickett's charge : a new look at Gettysburg's final attack, Phillip Thomas Tucker, PhD

Label
Pickett's charge : a new look at Gettysburg's final attack
Title
Pickett's charge
Title remainder
a new look at Gettysburg's final attack
Statement of responsibility
Phillip Thomas Tucker, PhD
Title variation
Picketts charge
Title variation remainder
a new look at Gettysburgs final attack
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An "analysis of one of the most iconic and defining events in American history ... With the luxury of hindsight, historians have long denounced the folly of Lee's attack, but this work [posits] the tactical brilliance of a master plan that went awry. Special emphasis is placed on the common soldiers on both sides, especially the non-Virginia attackers outside of Pickett's Virginia Division"--Amazon.com
Summary
Pickett’s Charge is a detailed analysis of one of the most iconic and defining events in American history. This book presents a much-needed fresh look, including the unvarnished truths and ugly realities, about the unforgettable story. With the luxury of hindsight, historians have long denounced the folly of Lee’s attack, but this work reveals the tactical brilliance of a master plan that went awry. Special emphasis is placed on the common soldiers on both sides, especially the non-Virginia attackers outside of Pickett’s Virginia Division. These fighters’ moments of cowardice, failure, and triumph are explored using their own words from primary and unpublished sources. Without romance and glorification, the complexities and contradictions of the dramatic story of Pickett's Charge have been revealed in full to reveal this most pivotal moment in the nation’s life
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10523930
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tucker, Phillip Thomas
Dewey number
973.7/349
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E475.53
LC item number
.T83 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pickett, George E.
  • Confederate States of America
  • Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a new look at Gettysburg's final attack
Label
Pickett's charge : a new look at Gettysburg's final attack, Phillip Thomas Tucker, PhD
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 377-455) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Gettysburg time line: leading up to Pickett's charge -- Genesis of Pickett's charge: evolution of a brilliant tactical plan -- The war's greatest artillery bombardment -- Orchestrating the war's most magnificent charge -- A carefully calculated case of going for broke -- Running the artillery gauntlet -- The "vortex of fire" along the Emmitsburg Road -- Overrunning the angle -- Capturing additional Union cannon -- Requiem for an American tragedy
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxix, 472 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781634507967
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)914219438
Label
Pickett's charge : a new look at Gettysburg's final attack, Phillip Thomas Tucker, PhD
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 377-455) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Gettysburg time line: leading up to Pickett's charge -- Genesis of Pickett's charge: evolution of a brilliant tactical plan -- The war's greatest artillery bombardment -- Orchestrating the war's most magnificent charge -- A carefully calculated case of going for broke -- Running the artillery gauntlet -- The "vortex of fire" along the Emmitsburg Road -- Overrunning the angle -- Capturing additional Union cannon -- Requiem for an American tragedy
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxix, 472 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781634507967
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)914219438

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