Retreat from Gettysburg

Retreat from Gettysburg In A Groundbreaking, Comprehensive History Of The Army Of Northern Virginia S Retreat From Gettysburg In July 1863, Kent Masterson Brown Draws On Previously Untapped Sources To Chronicle The Massive Effort Of General Robert E Lee And His Command As They Sought To Move People, Equipment, And Scavenged Supplies Through Hostile Territory And Plan The Army S Next Moves Brown Reveals That Even Though The Battle Of Gettysburg Was A Defeat For The Army Of Northern Virginia, Lee S Successful Retreat Maintained The Balance Of Power In The Eastern Theater And Left His Army With Enough Forage, Stores, And Fresh Meat To Ensure Its Continued Existence As An Effective Force.

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  • Hardcover
  • 534 pages
  • Retreat from Gettysburg
  • Kent Masterson Brown
  • English
  • 11 January 2017
  • 0807829218

10 thoughts on “Retreat from Gettysburg

  1. says:

    Should the Civil War have ended at Gettysburg Did Meade blunder by not pursuing Lee afterwards and finishing the job One would think this would be the central discussion of Retreat from Gettysburg Nah This is a deeply researched, all trees no forest, review of Lee s escape across the Potomac and Meade s delayed response Step by step, unit by unit, mile by mile I enjoyed reading of history happening in little towns where I grew up and played Little League baseball also, sure this is g Should the Civil War have ended at Gettysburg Did Meade blunder by not pur...

  2. says:

    This was a good description of Lee s retreat I thought it organized the events from Lee s retreat better than One Continuous Fight But perhaps being familiar with those events from the latter book made it easier in this book I would say the two books complement each other It did have some flaws its excessive details such as long lists of names of wounded for example was tedious However, other details are useful since they are seldom presented in other places The most prominent of thes This was a good description of Lee s retreat I thought it organized the events from Lee s retreat better than One Continuous Fight But perhaps being familiar with those events from the latter book made it easier i...

  3. says:

    The Aftermath Of GettysburgKent Masterson Brown s Retreat from Gettysburg 2005 has been justly praised as the first full length study of the Army of Northern Virginia as it withdrew from Gettysburg following the failure of Pickett s Charge on July 3, 1863, crossed South Mountain, and succeeded in crossing the Potomac River on July 14, 1863 Most histories of the battle devote only a few anti climactic pages to the retreat and tell the story from the standpoint of General Meade and the Army The Aftermath Of GettysburgKent Masterson Brown s Retreat from Gettysburg 2005 has been justly praised as the first full length study of the Army of Northern Virginia as it withdrew from Gettysburg following the failure of Pickett s Charge on July 3, 1863, crossed South Mountain, and succeeded in crossing the Potomac River on July 14, 1863 Most histories of the battle devote only a few anti climactic pages to the retreat and tell the story from the standpoint of General Meade and the Army of the Potomac These books then either praise or criticize Meade to varying degrees for not beingaggressive in attacking Lee s army As is well known, President Lincoln was hig...

  4. says:

    Until I read this book, I d been under the erroneous impression that the Gettysburg battled ended on July 3, 1863 I couldn t have beenwrong.It took about 10 days for the Army of Northern Virginia to get back to safety in Old Dominion The trip back was absolute torture Not only was the weather horrendous, but the Army of the Potomac, contrary to what I d believed, was in constant pursuit There were severalminor battles between the Confederates and the Yankees before the retreat Until I read this book, I d been under the erroneous impression that the G...

  5. says:

    I thought this book was okay, but a bit of a slow read I ended up not finishing it and moving on to other books.For what I was looking for I think I should have picked up One Continuous Fight instead Both of those books cover the same period the Gettysburg campaign...

  6. says:

    Great complement to the extensive books on the battle for any student of the battle of Gettysburg.

  7. says:

    One can debate whether Lee was at the too of his game during the battle, but his management of the retreat was masterful Kent Masterson Brown is one of my favorite Civil War authors and guides

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