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Pickett, leader of the charge

a biography of General George E. Pickett, C.S.A.

by Edward G. Longacre

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Published by White Mane in Shippensburg, PA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Confederate States of America
    • Subjects:
    • Pickett, George E. 1825-1875.,
    • Confederate States of America. Army -- Biography.,
    • Generals -- Confederate States of America -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 208-231) and index.

      Other titlesLeader of the charge
      StatementEdward G. Longacre.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE467.1.P57 L66 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 242 p. :
      Number of Pages242
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL804430M
      ISBN 101572490063
      LC Control Number95040941

      Recommended Reading: Pickett, Leader of the Charge: A Biography of General George E. Pickett, C.S.A. Publishers Weekly: This first modern biography of the man who led the final Confederate attack at Gettysburg depicts neither an archetypical cavalier nor a shallow incompetent. Though Pickett's promotion owed something to the patronage of his. Carol Reardon talks about her book, [Pickett's Charge in History and Memory], chronicling the Confederate attempt to break through the Union lines during the third day of the battle at Gettysburg.

      More than firsthand accounts of the American Civil War, many of them long forgotten and previously unpublished Includes accounts from Lee, Longstreet, Pickett, Meade, and Hancock Maps pinpoint each writer's location on the battlefield At Gettysburg on July 3, , Confederate soldiers launched one of history's most famous infantry assaults: Pickett's Charge.5/5(1). The charge required marching across an open field for about a mile, with the Union artillery holding high ground on all sides of the incoming Confederates. Though it is now known as Pickett's Charge, named after division commander George Pickett, the assignment for the charge .

      Pickett, leader of the charge: a biography of General George E. Pickett, C.S.A. by Edward G Longacre (Book) Pickett and his men by La Salle Corbell Pickett (Book).   Indescribably Grand a Mere Waste of Ammunition: The Confederate Artillery at Pickett’s Charge. Many times battles are won or lost due to organizational failures as much as they are by tactical decisions. One of the issues that plagued Robert E Lee at Gettysburg was the effects of the army reorganization prior to and after Chancellorsville.


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Stewart, Jr.), beginning with his Ph.D. dissertation at Columbia, remain important in their field. His book Pickett's Charge is a detailed history of the final attack at Gettysburg/5. A popular historian deconstructs “the greatest assault of the greatest battle of America’s greatest war.” Judging by the battlefield remains of combatants uncovered in or the Medal of Honor President Barack Obama bestowed on an artillery officer who helped thwart leader of the charge book Confederate assault, the real-world aftermath of Pickett’s Charge continues to : Phillip Thomas Tucker.

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Lee's most enigmatic subordinates. Longacre, Edward G. Pickett: Leader of the Charge White Mane Publishing Company, Shippensburg PA p [16] Reardon, Carol The Convergence of History and Myth in the Southern Past: Pickett’s Charge in The Third Day at Gettysburg and Beyond edited by Gallagher, Gary W.

University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill and London p () George Pickett is glorified in books and movies, even in futility; George Pickett's place in Civil War history is forever entrenched.

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Review written by Jerry : Phillip Thomas Tucker. Edward G. Longacre has written twenty-three books on the Civil War. His book The Cavalry at Gettysburg, available in a Bison Books edition, won the Fletcher Pratt Award as the best book of Civil War nonfiction. He is also the author of Pickett, Leader of the Charge and Lee's Cavalrymen, a main selection of the History Book Club.A list of all the characters in The Killer Angels.

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