The First Day at Gettysburg: Essays on Confederate and Union Leadership

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Many writers have argued that the Battle of Gettysburg represented the turning point of the Civil War, after which the Confederate fortunes moved inexorably toward defeat. Often overshadowed by more famous events on the second and third day, the initial phase of the contest offers very interesting problems of leadership. In this collection of essays, the contributors examine several controversial aspects of leadership on that opening day, including Lee's strategy and tactics, the conduct of Confederate corps commanders Richard S. Ewell and A.P. Hill, Oliver Otis Howard's role on the Union side, and a series of notable debacles among Lee's brigadiers. Drawing on the range of sources, the authors combine interpretation and new evidence, aiming to challenge readers to reconsider their understanding of the events of July 1, 1863.

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Gary W. Gallagher is professor of history at the University of Virginia. He is a contributing editor of The Kent State University Press publications Antietam: Essays on the 1862 Maryland Campaign (1989); Struggle for the Shenandoah: Essays on the 1864 Valley Campaign (1991); The Second Day at Gettysburg: Essays on Confederate and Union Leadership (1993); and Three Days at Gettysburg: Essays on Confederate and Union Leadership (1999).

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Published by Kent State University Press, Kent, OH, U.S.A. (1992)
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Book Description Kent State University Press, Kent, OH, U.S.A., 1992. Soft Cover. Book Condition: As New. No Jacket. Reprint. 173 pages b/w photos maps. Bookseller Inventory # 307785

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