Gettysburg: The Final Fury

Gettysburg: The Final Fury

by Bruce Catton

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Overview

A Pulitzer Prize-winning author and respected authority on the Civil War clarifies the causes of the battle of Gettysburg and brings alive the most famous battle ever fought on American soil .

B & W illustrations

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780385020602
Publisher: Doubleday Religious Publishing
Publication date: 01/08/1974
Edition description: 1st ed.
Pages: 128

About the Author

Bruce Catton was born in Petoskey, Michigan, in 1899. A United States journalist and writer, Catton was one of America’s most popular Civil War historians. He worked as a newspaperman in Boston, Cleveland, and Washington, and also held a position at the U.S. Department of Commerce in 1948. Catton’s best-selling book, A Stillness at Appomattox, earned him a Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award in 1954. Before his death in 1978, Catton wrote a total of ten books detailing the Civil War.

Table of Contents

1 The Road to Gettysburg 3

2 First Day: Collision 17

3 Second Day: Fighting by Compulsion 35

4 Third Day: Climax 69

5 Long Remember 97

Index 111

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Jim_Morris More than 1 year ago
Very disappointing. With this being the 150th anniversary of the battle, the publishing date leads you to believe that this is a new book when it is in fact a reprint from 1974.
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