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The Cavalry at Gettysburg free pdf 'For cavalry and/or Gettysburg enthusiasts, this book is a must- for other Civil War buffs, it possesses the qualities sought by students of the conflict...It bristles with analysis, details, judgments, personality profiles, and evaluations and combat descriptions, even down to the squadron and company levels. The mounted operations of the campaign from organizational, strategic, and tactical viewpoints are examined thoroughly' - "Civil War Times Illustrated".'The author's graphic recountings of the Virginia fights at Brandy Station, Aldie, Middleburg, and Upperville, the Pennsylvania encounters at Hanover, Hunterstown, Gettysburg, and Fairfield, and finally the retreat to Virginia, are the finest this reviewer has read under a single cover. For those who enjoy the thunder of hoof beats, the clang of sabers, and the crack of pistols and carbines, this book has all of it. Generals and privates share the pages, as the mounted opponents parry and thrust across hundreds of miles of territory from June 9 to July 14, 1863' - "Civil War Times Illustrated".'Edward Longacre's study is a much-needed, long overdue piece of the complex mosaic which makes up the Gettysburg story. No Civil War Library should be without it. The volume adds an important perspective to one's understanding of this critical military operation' - "Military Images". Edward G. Longacre's books on the Civil War have won both the Fletcher Pratt Award of the Civil War Round Table of New York and the Moncado prize of the American Military Institute. They include "To Gettysburg and Beyond: The Twelfth New Jersey Volunteer Infantry", "II Corps", "Army of the Potomac, 1862-1865" (1988).

About Edward G. Longacre

Edward G. Longacre's books on the Civil War have won both the Fletcher Pratt Award of the Civil War Round Table of New York and the Moncado prize of the American Military Institute. They include Mounted Raids of the Civil War, available in a Bison Books edition.

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Author : Edward G. Longacre
Publisher : University of Nebraska Press
Data Published : 01 June 1993
ISBN : 0803279418
EAN : 9780803279414
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 340 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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