Most importantly, there were 64 Union soldiers who received the Medal of Honor for their heroism during the Battle of Gettysburg. And Steven Stanley's maps were outstanding, as always. Another 'must-have' winner from Savas Beatie! If you have studied the battle, this book can be used as handy reference tool. You will find it here. This is the perfect book for U. Printed on a nice glossy paper that is toned to make it look antique the book is loaded with period and modern photos. The New Gettysburg Campaign Handbook is an informative full-color guide for Authors J.
This is the perfect book for a teacher who wants to bring their class to Gettysburg to explore not only the battle, but the must see sites in the surrounding area. I enjoyed the section of quotes from participants in the battle as well as the section on personalities. Товар может иметь признаки легкого износа, но находится в полном эксплуатационном состоянии и функционирует должным образом. I highly recommend The New Gettysburg Campaign Handbook for anyone with an interest in the Gettysburg Campaign. Did any soldiers who fought here win the Medal of Honor? As enjoyable to look at as it is easy to use, every student of the Civil War and Gettysburg will want a copy of The New Gettysburg Campaign Handbook as a constant companion while reading other books on the campaign, and even as a supplement and general field guide while walking the hallowed Pennsylvania ground.
After I have what I feel is a complete map, I will find one of the historians for that battle to look it over for me and give me feedback. Товар с самой низкой ценой, который уже использовали или носили ранее. Chapters include quotes of interest from participants, tables and charts of the ages and seniority ranking of the generals of both sides; weather observations during the battle; a stunning photographic study of the entire campaign; a discussion of the battle' s myths and controversies; biographies of select officers, civilians, and battlefield photographers; trivia about the campaign; a comprehensive order of battle; a suggested reading list and websites; and much more. The New Gettysburg Campaign Handbook is very attractively designed, contains useful information and maps, and is highly recommended for Gettysburg enthusiasts at all levels of knowledge. Next I will draw in the water features. Though constrained by the 184 page limit adding a map and a caption would have been possible.
However, some things had to be left out in the interest of space, and the new volume serves as a perfect companion to the Guide. David Petruzzi and Steven Stanley use clear and concise writing with original maps, modern and historic photographs, tables, charts, and artwork to narrate the history of the Gettysburg Campaign from the opening battle at Brandy Station in Virginia on June 6, 1863, to the escape of Gen. The Battle of Gettysburg, as any subject of moment or any subject that properly inspires passion, can be studied for long periods of time and from many points of view without exhausting the material. Controversies, myths, misconceptions about the campaign and battle are addressed. With Stanley, he also produced The Complete Gettysburg Guide: Audio Driving and Walking Tour, Volume One: The Battlefield Savas Beatie, 2010. The second section provides a series of selected quotations from participants and onlookers to the campaign and the battle itself. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.
Also, anyone who is looking for their first book on the Battle of Gettysburg, would do well to start with The New Gettysburg Handbook. This is a book that can be understood and enjoyed equally by longtime students of the Civil War and by readers with a new or casual interest. Petruzzi has a particular interest in studying cavalry. Then I start adding in the treelines. The book contains dozens illustrations and photographs of the battle's participants and of the battlefield, then and now, along with outstanding, full-color maps drawn by Steven Stanley.
David Petruzzi and Steven Stanley have created a book that is for readers of all ages. Petruzzi and Stanley have achieved both. The two authors thoroughly demonstrated their abilities back in 2009 with their Complete Gettysburg Guide. As enjoyable to look at as it is easy to use, every student of the Civil War and Gettysburg will want a copy of The New Gettysburg Campaign Handbook as a constant companion while reading other books on the campaign, and even as a supplement and general field guide while walking the hallowed Pennsylvania ground. Written so that even a Civil War novice will understand them, these chapters provide an excellent overview of the battle. David Petruzzi is an award-winning Civil War cavalry historian. David Petruzzi, Steve produced the maps and the complete design of The Complete Gettysburg Guide: Walking and Driving Tours of the Battlefield, Town, Cemeteries, Field Hospital Sites, and other Topics of Historical Interest Savas Beatie, 2009 , the winner of the U.
Lee's Confederate Army of Northern Virginia across the Potomac River on July 14, 1863. . In this outstanding book the chapters are: - Foreward - Did You Know? Steve's maps have appeared in a wide variety of publications. There's good solid information that parents can use and the book can easily be shared with kids to help build their interest. In this book that is beautifully illustrated with many colored photographs, paintings, and pictures, they offer not only many fascinating facts of the battle, but other great sources that are recommended such as recommended books, places to see on the visit, but the history of the major leaders of the battle.
From the indepth scholars to the beginning buffs and students of the Civil War it is a book that they would enjoy having. For the largest of the engagements, Petruzzi and Stanley provide convenient graphs that register the losses suffered in each branch of service artillery, cavalry, and infantry. Lee's Confederate Army of Northern Virginia across the Potomac River on July 14, 1863. Depending on the battlefield, I was able to use maps drawn by others either historic or modern to get me in the ballpark, then I would start reading narratives to see how they describe the trees and start adding in the trees. As enjoyable to look at as it is easy to use, every casual and serious student of the Civil War and Gettysburg will want a copy of The New Gettysburg Campaign Handbook as a constant companion while reading other books on the campaign—and even as a supplement and general field guide while walking the hallowed Pennsylvania ground. With this impressive overview of Gettysburg published only two years ago, it might be hard to imagine what the authors could do to justify a second look. As enjoyable to look at as it is easy to use, every casual and serious student of the Civil War and Gettysburg will want a copy of The New Gettysburg Campaign Handbook as a constant companion while reading other books on the campaign—and even as a supplement and general field guide while walking the hallowed Pennsylvania ground.
In our country's troubled times, I found it worthwhile to revisit Gettysburg and to think about its importance. If you want just one book to get started to learn of the battle, I can recommend just this one highly. It is an enjoyable and informative handbook for all readers and travelers to the battlefield. There a few segments of the campaign that were missing from The Complete Gettysburg Guide that are also missing from The New Gettysburg Campaign Handbook. The most important portions of the book are the extremely detailed order of battle and the descriptions of the three days of the battle itself. The weather conditions are briefly discussed as are the role of the civilians in the battle. Campaign Handbook: Facts, Photos, and Artwork for Readers of All Ages, June 9 - July 14, 1863 The Paperback of the The New Gettysburg Campaign Handbook: Facts, David Petruzzi and Steven Stanley use clear and concise writing Editorial Reviews.