Gary Gallagher ed., The First Day at Gettysburg


Leading Historians on Gettysburg 

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Gary W. Gallagher’s The First Day at Gettysburg is a thought-provoking compilation, in the tradition of Antietam and Struggle for the Shenandoah. “…specialists and buffs will delight in The First Day at Gettysburg.

There are fresh ideas here… it will be impossible to think or write about Gettysburg without confronting these essays and their implications.”         –Emory M. Thomas.

Contributors are: Alan T. Nolan on Robert E. Lee; Gallagher on A.P. Hill and Richard S. Ewell; A. Wilson Greene on O.O. Howard and the XI Corps; and Robert K. Krick on the failure of Confederate brigade leadership.

Very good; dust jacket. Signed by Gallagher and all contributors on custom bookplate.

Gallagher, Gary W., ed. THE FIRST DAY AT GETTYSBURG: ESSAYS ON CONFEDERATE AND UNION LEADERSHIP. Kent: (1992). 1st edition, 173p., ft.(map), illustrations, maps.