Storming Little Round Top
The 15th Alabama and Their Fight for the High Ground, July 2, 1863
By (author) Philip Tucker
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Storming Little Round Top by Philip Tucker
Book DescriptionThe fight for Little Round Top on July 2, 1863, is forever etched in the annals of America's Civil War. The heroic defense of the high ground by Joshua Chamberlain and the men of the 20th Maine is one of the most famous incidents in American history, made more so by its powerful depiction in the film Gettysburg. There are numerous written accounts of the Union defenders on Little Round Top but considerably less has been written--up to now--about the Confederate attackers who charged up the hill and faced an even more desperate challenge than those who defended it. Unique and colorful, this new study brings to life the men and officers of the 15th Alabama who gathered that day to assault the Union flank. The lively narration of this dramatic engagement is both detailed and authoritative. Veteran Civil War author Phillip Tucker colorfully evokes the men and the times--from descriptions of the Alabamans' Chattahoochee River valley home to sketches of the lives and personalities of William C. Oates and other key members of the regiment.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780306811463
(229mm x 152mm x 29mm)
Imprint: Da Capo Press Inc
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 15-Aug-2002
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Philip Tucker
Phillip Thomas Tucker is the chief historian of the 81st Training Wing at Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi, Mississippi. He is the author of The Confederacy's Fighting Chaplain, winner of the Douglas Southall Freeman Award; and Burnside's Bridge, a History Book Club selection.
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