By Bradley Gottfried
After a number of variants and printings in precisely years, the bestselling 'The Maps of Gettysburg' is offered for the 1st time in a full-color, hardcover edition!
Thousands of books and articles were written approximately Gettysburg, however the operation continues to be probably the most advanced and tough to appreciate. Bradley Gottfried’s groundbreaking 'The Maps of Gettysburg: An Atlas of the Gettysburg crusade, June three – July thirteen, 1863' is a distinct and thorough learn of this multifaceted campaign.
The 'Maps of Gettysburg' breaks down the whole operation into thirty map units or “action-sections” enriched with a hundred and forty four unique, full-page colour maps comprising the full crusade. those cartographic originals bore all the way down to the regimental and battery point and contain the march to and from the battlefield and almost each major occasion in among. at the least two―and as many as twenty―maps accompany every one map set. Keyed to every piece of cartography is an entire dealing with web page of particular textual content describing the devices, personalities, events, and strive against (including charges from eyewitnesses) depicted at the accompanying map, all of which makes the Gettysburg tale come alive.
This presentation makes it effortless for readers to quick find a map and textual content on nearly any section of the crusade, from the march into Pennsylvania in the course of June to the final accomplice withdrawal of troops around the Potomac River on July thirteen, 1863. critical scholars of the conflict will savour the large and authoritative endnotes and whole order of conflict. they are going to additionally are looking to convey the e-book alongside on their journeys to the battlefield.
Perfect for the simple chair or for stomping the hallowed floor of Gettysburg, 'The Maps of Gettysburg' is a seminal paintings that belongs at the bookshelf of each critical and informal scholar of the battle.
About the writer: Bradley M. Gottfried, Ph.D., is the President of the varsity of Southern Maryland. An avid Civil struggle historian, Dr. Gottfried is the writer of 5 books, together with 'Brigades of Gettysburg: The Union and accomplice Brigades on the conflict of Gettysburg' (2002). he's presently operating with co-editor Theodore P. Savas on a Gettysburg crusade encyclopedia.