Meade of Gettysburg by Freeman Cleaves

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Published by University of Oklahoma Press .

Written in English

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  • American history: c 1500 to c 1800,
  • Biography: historical,
  • Civil war,
  • United States - Civil War,
  • Military History - U.S. Civil War,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • USA,
  • General,
  • Historical - General

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages396
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7939572M
ISBN 100806122986
ISBN 109780806122984

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"Meade: Victor of Gettysburg," by Richard A. Sauers, is a short ( plus xv pages) biography of the man described on the book's dust jacket as "one of the Civil War's most underrated leaders." The book features three maps, a chronology of Meade's life, black-and-white photographs, endnotes citing Sauers' sources, and a short bibliographic /5(6).

While researching Searching for George Gordon Meade: The Forgotten Victor of Gettysburg, author Tom Huntington visited a severed leg, a buried arm, and a horse's also hiked across Civil War battlefields, recited the names of fallen soldiers at a candlelit ceremony at Gettysburg, and drank a champagne toast in a Philadelphia cemetery on New Year's Eve/5(59).

Book Description University of Oklahoma Press, United States, Paperback. Condition: New. Revised ed. Language: English. Brand new Book. General George Gordon Meade is best known to history as the commander of the victorious Army of the Potomac at Gettysburg 4/5(23).

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Rather, it is a thoroughly researched, well-written, objective study of the man's entire military career, including his part in the Mexican 3/5(1). Meade book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

A compact (x) and concise biography of a Civil War leader overshadowed by his /5. Book Reviews HUNT: Meade and Lee After Gettysburg () Posted 1/10/ Reviewed By Jennifer M. Murray. Meade and Lee After Gettysburg: The Forgotten Final Stage of the Gettysburg Campaign from Falling Waters to Culpepper Court House, July 14.

WINNER,GETTYSBURG CIVIL WAR ROUND TABLE BOOK AWARD "EASTERN THEATER BOOK OF THE YEAR"--CIVIL WAR BOOKS AND AUTHORS Jeffrey Hunt’s Meade and Lee After Gettysburg: The Forgotten Final Stage of the Gettysburg Campaign, from Falling Waters to Culpeper Court House, Julyexposes for Civil War readers what has been hiding in plain sight for years: The Gettysburg /5(44).

Meade of Gettysburg is one of the few books written about the life of General George G. Meade. From reading other books about the Civil War, I became interested in General Meade.

I was surprised to find that there are only a few books written about this soldier. When I purchased the book, I thought it would be about Meade's actions in the /5. General George Gordon Meade is best known to history as the commander of the victorious Army of the Potomac at Gettysburg, the greatest battle of the Civil War.

In his own lifetime meager credit Meade of Gettysburg book allotted him for his achievement at Gettysburg, for his long pursuit of General Robert E. Lee into Virginia, and for the furious marches his men were. Commentators often dismiss Meade when discussing the great leaders of the Civil War.

Meade of Gettysburg book in this long-anticipated book, Kent Masterson Brown draws on an expans Although he took command of the Army of the Potomac only three days before the first shots were fired at Gettysburg, Union general George G.

Meade guided his forces to victory in the Author: Kent Masterson Brown. Meade of Gettysburg by Freeman Cleaves (, Univ. of Oklahoma Press) G, ex-library with associated markings, moderate wear on boards, no DJ Famine Books is proud to be working with the Frederic Friends of the Rating: % positive.

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Gen. Daniel E. /5(1). For the Gettysburg literature, publisher Savas Beatie has for some time now performed excellent double duty in improving upon aging standard works and providing fresh perspectives on understudied or underappreciated aspects of the campaign. Meade and Lee After Gettysburg is an excellent example of the : Savas Beatie.

General George Gordon Meade is best known to history as the commander of the victorious Army of the Potomac at Gettysburg, the greatest battle of the Civil War. In his own lifetime meager credit was allotted him for his achievement at Gettysburg, for his long pursuit of Pages: Lot includes (1) With Meade at Gettysburg by George Gordon Meade,(with dust jacket, water stained), (2) High Tide at Gettysburg by Glenn Tucker, first edition, with dust jacket, inscribed M.

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Author Bio Richard A. Sauers, Ph.D., has written numerous books on the Civil War including Meade: Victor at Gettysburg, Advance the Colors. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip.

Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Software. An illustration of two photographs. Meade of Gettysburg by Cleaves, Freeman, Publication date Pages: Buford came to Gettysburg late one night.

Riding west with his brigades of blue horses, While Pettigrew with his North Carolinians. Were moving east toward the town with a. wagon-train, Hoping to capture shoes. The two came in touch. Benet, John Brown's Body. If neither General Meade nor General Lee planned to fight at Gettysburg, how did it.

This book looks at the forgotten last stage of the Gettysburg Campaign. In the aftermath of the escape of Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia across the Potomac at Falling Waters and Williamsport, George Meade's Army of the Potomac sought to flank Lee and trap part of the ANV in the lower Shenandoah Valley/5.

Rising from the Union officer corps to lead the previously ill-fated Army of the Potomac, Meade took command only hours before his forces stumbled upon Robert E.

LeeÆs Confederates at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Author: Richard A. Sauers. "The account of the Battle of Gettysburg from which this narrative has been compiled was written by General Meade's son Colonel Meade who served on his father's staff as aid-de-camp through that battle and the following two years of the war and until the death of General Meade in   Book News: Meade at Gettysburg Even though George Gordon Meade won a hard-fought defensive victory at Gettysburg and led the Army of the Potomac for the duration of the war, he's still generally regarded as a fairly middling army commander (with historian and future Meade biographer Jennifer Murray being a rare voice in rating Meade.

But in this long-anticipated book, Kent Masterson Brown draws on an expansive archive to reappraise Meade's leadership during the Battle of Gettysburg.

Using Meade's published and unpublished papers alongside diaries, letters, and memoirs of fellow officers and enlisted men, Brown highlights how Meade's rapid advance of the army to Gettysburg Author: Kent Masterson Brown.

George Gordon Meade (Decem – November 6, ) was a career United States Army officer and civil engineer best known for decisively defeating Confederate General Robert E. Lee at the Battle of Gettysburg in the American Civil previously fought with distinction in the Second Seminole War and the Mexican–American the Civil War, he served as a Union general Buried: Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Libraries). Richard A. Sauers, Ph.D., has written numerous books on the Civil War including Meade: Victor at Gettysburg, Advance the Colors. Pennsylvania Civil War Battleflags, The Civil War Journal of Colonel William J.

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George Meade. From Texas to Pennsylvania, each stop on Huntington's travels illuminates more about Gen. Meade, painting a portrait of the general for readers. We cover his battlefield role at Gettysburg in pretty good detail, and I think all of the background then helps one better understand his post-war battles with Meade, and Sickles' attempts to defend his Gettysburg performance.

Finally, he immerses himself in veteran affairs and not surprisingly keeps himself embroiled in various controversies. Meade of Gettysburg by Freeman Cleaves,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(27). Jeffrey Hunt’s Meade and Lee After Gettysburg: The Forgotten Final Stage of the Gettysburg Campaign, from Falling Waters to Culpeper Court House, Julyexposes for Civil War readers what has been hiding in plain sight for years: The Gettysburg Campaign did not end at the banks of the Potomac on J but deep in central Virginia two weeks later along the line of the.

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George Gordon Meade (Decem – November 6, ) was a career United States Army officer and civil engineer. During the Civil War he served as a Union general, rising from command of a brigade to command of the Army of the Potomac just days before the Battle of Gettysburg.

Most of Kent’s books have been featured selections of the History Book Club and Military Book Club; Cushing of Gettysburg, Retreat From Gettysburg, and One of Morgan’s Men have also received numerous national awards. His current book project, George Gordon Meade and the Gettysburg Campaign, will go to press in early Kent is also.

In this book, Joe Mieczkowski studies the events after the Battle of Gettysburg, including the retreat of General Robert E. Lee and his pursuit by General George Meade.

For three days in JulyLee had hurled his army against the Federal positions. The Army of the Potomac under Meade .Brown’s current book project, George Gordon Meade and the Gettysburg Campaign, will go to press in early Kent is also President and Content Developer for Witnessing History, LLC.

Kent is also President and Content Developer for Witnessing History, LLC.Description. A Manuscript Document, signed by many members of George Meade’s Gettysburg staff. A petition, stating that as there is “much irregularity in the delivery of the daily papers at these headquarters, it is proposed – with the sanction of the Provost Marshal General – to reinstate Mr.

Hazlett, Postmaster, as newspaper agent.

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