The Battle of Gettysburg

150 Things to Know


Book Description

  • Concise introduction to the Gettysburg campaign
  • Facts about all aspects of the battle and its participants
  • Revised and expanded for the 150th anniversary of the battle

    Just some of the fascinating topics covered:

  • What led to the battle and why it was fought at Gettysburg
  • Who led the troops on both sides of the field
  • What average soldiers experienced, in their own words
  • Heroic actions and calamitous mistakes in judgment
  • What weapons were used and how effective they were
  • What happened to local civilians during and after the fight
  • About the Author

    Sandy Allison is a writer and editor who lives in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania.

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