Stars in their courses: the Gettysburg campaign, June-July 1863

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A matchless account of the Battle of Gettysburg, drawn from Shelby Foote's landmark history of the Civil War Shelby Foote's monumental three-part chronicle, The Civil War: A Narrative, was hailed by Walker Percy as "an unparalleled achievement, an American Iliad, a unique work uniting the scholarship of the historian and the high readability of the first-class novelist." Here is the central chapter of the central volume, and therefore the capstone of the arch, in a single volume. Complete with detailed maps, Stars in Their Courses brilliantly recreates the three-day conflict: It is a masterly treatment of a key great battle and the events that preceded it--not as legend has it but as it really was, before it became distorted by controversy and overblown by remembered glory.
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record_details ils:a39329|Book|Books|1994 Modern Library ed.|English|Modern Library,|1994.|viii, 290 p. : maps ; 19 cm.
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subject_facet Gettysburg Campaign, 1863, Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863, United States -- History -- 1861-1865 -- Civil War -- Campaigns and battles
title_display Stars in their courses : the Gettysburg campaign, June-July 1863
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title_sub the Gettysburg campaign, June-July 1863
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