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Summer thunder [electronic resource] : a battlefield guide to the artillery at Gettysburg / Matt Spruill.

Author/Creator:
Spruill, Matt.
Publication:
Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press, c2010.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (361 p.)
Edition:
1st ed.
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Subjects:
Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863.
Gettysburg National Military Park (Pa.) -- Tours.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Artillery operations.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Among the myriad books examining the Battle of Gettysburg (July 1-3, 1863), Summer Thunder is one of a kind. A terrific resource for visitors to the national military park, it explores the clashing armies' deployment of artillery throughout the battle-from one position to another, from one day to the next. Matt Spruill, a retired U.S. Army colonel and former licensed Gettysburg guide, carefully takes readers to every point on the battlefield where artillery was used, and combining his own commentary with excerpts from the Official Records and other primary sources, he reveals th
Contents:
Contents; Introduction; 1. Prelude; 2. Wednesday, July 1, 1863; 3. Thursday, July 2, 1863; 4. Friday, July 3, 1863; 5. The Aftermath; Appendix I. Union Artillery Order of Battle; Appendix II. Confederate Artillery Order of Battle; Appendix III. Army of the Potomac Weapons Distribution by Corps and Reserve; Appendix IV. Army of Northern Virginia Weapons Distribution by Corps and Battalion; Appendix V. Cannons at Gettysburg; Appendix VI. Benner's Hill, July 2, 1863; Index
Notes:
Includes index.
ISBN:
1-283-09855-5
9786613098559
1-57233-741-9
OCLC:
699521296