About this title: Considered the preeminent historian of the Civil War, Bruce Catton takes an incisive look at the turning point of the war, when the great armies of the North and South came to Gettysburg in July, 1863. Catton analyzes the course of events, paying full heed to the human tragedies that occurred, and examines the military and political consequences of Gettysburg. 48 photographs, illustrations, and maps.
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