Gettysburg: The Confederate High Tide (The Civil War Series)

Gettysburg: The Confederate High Tide (The Civil War Series)

Language: English

Pages: 176

ISBN: 0809447568

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

Beautifully bound and illustrated volume of the Civil War featuring Gettysburg: The Confederate High Tide.

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comrades halt others in the background. way through Hancock's faced two options: large force. So Stuart He could prudently ride back westward and maintain contact with Robert E. Lee's northbound army, or he could ride around Hancock. Characteristically. Stuart decided to follow the more daring course, taking his three brigades on a detour south and east before turning north. In doing so, he put two mountain ranges and the entire Federal army between himself and Lee's right flank.

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foe." Yet the Regulars were unable to effeel 22 into position near Winchester. That rail terminus of 3,500 inhabi- tants in the northern Shenandoah Valley lay directly athwart the Confederate invasion route, and Lee did not intend to leave its him as he marched to the north. For the past week, Union General in Chief Henry W. Halleck had been trying to get his garrison of 5,100 Federals behind commander at Winchester, Major General he will get gobbled up, posed position past

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