The Civil War: A Narrative, Volume 5: Gettysburg To Vicksburg

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  • Title: The Civil War: A Narrative, Volume 5: Gettysburg To Vicksburg
  • Author: Shelby Foote
  • ISBN: 9780307290274
  • Page: 390
  • Format: Hardcover
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    1. Shelby Dade Foote, Jr was an American novelist and a noted historian of the American Civil War, writing a massive, three volume history of the war entitled The Civil War A Narrative With geographic and cultural roots in the Mississippi Delta, Foote s life and writing paralleled the radical shift from the agrarian planter system of the Old South to the Civil Rights era of the New South Foote was relatively unknown to the general public for most of his career until his appearance in Ken Burns s PBS documentary The Civil War in 1990, where he introduced a generation of Americans to a war that he believed was central to all our lives.

    2. The best of Foote's narrative thus far, this book manages to provide a more thorough account of the Battle of Gettysburg than almost any other work available. The common consensus, based on The Killer Angels, focuses so heavily on Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain's role, because of the 20th Maine's bayonet charge down Little Round Top, that we lose sight of other critical actors. Foote points out that the charge was almost superfluous at the point it was executed, because Col Oates had already been d [...]

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