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Decisions at Gettysburg

Matt Spruill

Decisions at Gettysburg

the nineteen critical decisions that defined the campaign

by Matt Spruill

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Published by University of Tennessee Press in Knoxville .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863,
  • Command of troops,
  • Case studies

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [183]-189) and index.

    StatementMatt Spruill
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE475.53 .S76 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 198 p. :
    Number of Pages198
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25100368M
    ISBN 101572337451
    ISBN 109781572337459
    LC Control Number2010030038
    OCLC/WorldCa649079971

    Decisions at Gettysburg: The Nineteen Critical Decisions That Defined the Campaign by Matt Spruill Last Thursday at the Rocky Mountain Civil War Roundtable meeting Matt Spruill talked about his newest book, Decisions at was a great talk and having read the book since then it is also a great book. In Gettysburg, Stephen W. Sears charts the Gettysburg Campaign, June 3 to J , Confederate General Robert E. Lee’s second invasion of the North during the American Civil War. The campaign culminated in the Battle of Gettysburg, July , in which approximat /5().

      New map may explain Lee's decisions at Gettysburg. MICHAEL RUBINKAM, who has written a new book on the Battle of Gettysburg. "But, Author: MICHAEL RUBINKAM.   When a leader makes a decision for his/her organization, timing may actually be more important than the decision taken. The battle of Gettysburg occurs largely because a Author: Jeffrey D Mccausland.

      New book re-assesses James Longstreet at Gettysburg. I have visited Gainesville, Georgia, on and off for 30 years during my business : Scott Mingus. Originally published in , this book tells the story of the three fateful days of Gettysburg in the words of the men and women who lived it. No mere chronicle of troop movements and military decisions, it is a path-breaking work in the reporting of Civil War history. Praised by The New York Times Book Review as the very best collection of firsthand accounts, written by soldiers and.


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In his book Decisions at Gettysburg, Matt Spruill defines what some of the major decisions and repercussions were in the campaign that help to aid in the “what if” struggle of this fateful engagement. What this book offers are new looks into the grand strategies and the small decisions which would shape the future of the by: 1.

The success of Decisions at Gettysburg launched a series of books exploring critical decisions in various battles and campaigns during the Civil War. In this revised second edition, Spruill updates the nineteen critical decisions, adding a twentieth decision, and aligns the book with others in the Command Decisions in America’s Civil War : Univ Tennessee Press.

The decisions Spruill identifies range from broad strategical considerations to apparently small tactical matters. In general, the decisions become more individualized and focused as the book proceeds from the planning of the Gettysburg campaign to its final day.4/5.

Hewitt’s work, The Campaign of Gettysburg: Command Decisions, is an interesting book which chronicles the different parts of the battle. While most historians tend to think of battle as the first, second and third day of fighting, Hewitt takes a different approach by separating the major points of action as the pinpoints of the campaign.4/5(3).

At Gettysburg, he contends, had any of the nineteen Decisions at Gettysburg book he identifies not been made and/or another decision made in its stead, all sorts of events from those decision points on would have been different and the campaign and battle as we know it today would appear differently.

Supporting Robert E. Lee's Decisions at Gettysburg By Michael Zuhoski The American Civil war began inand lasted four grueling years. In the end, it took the lives of overmen, and left countless others horribly mangled. It was a war that almost tore the nation apart, and. Gettysburg: A History for the People is a masterful telling of one of the most important turning points in American history.

Licensed Battlefield Guide John Cox has walked the ground and knows the story. Simply first-rate. --Lance J. Herdegen, author The Iron Brigade in Civil War and Memory: The Black Hats from Bull Run to Appomattox and /5(34). Any study of the Gettysburg Campaign should begin with Coddington’s brilliant book.

His work is not just a retelling of the battle but a critical analysis of the leadership and command decisions of the officers of the Union and Confederate armies. The Killer Angels is a historical novel by Michael Shaara that was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in The book tells the story of the three days of the Battle of Gettysburg in the American Civil War, and the day leading up to it: Jas the troops of both the Union and the Confederacy move into battle around the town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, and July 1, July 2, and Author: Michael Shaara.

New map may explain Lee's decisions at Gettysburg More GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) — On the second day of fighting at Gettysburg, Confederate Gen. Robert E.

Lee listened to scouting reports, scanned the battlefield and ordered his second-in-command, James Longstreet, to attack the Union Army's left : MICHAEL RUBINKAM.

Still The Essential Account Of The Gettysburg Campaign Edwin Coddington's () "The Gettysburg Campaign" () remains not only the seminal account of the Battle of Gettysburg but also a model of Civil War and historical writing.

The book is an inspiring example of scholarship at its best/5. The success of Decisions at Gettysburg launched a series of books exploring critical decisions in various battles and campaigns during the Civil War. Decisions at Gettysburg: The Nineteen Critical Decisions That Defined the Campaign by Matt Spruill, University of Tennessee Press,$ EVEN THOUGH HISTORIANS HAVE already spilled a veritable ocean of ink on the subject, new titles promising fresh approaches to understanding the course and outcome of the Gettysburg Campaign continue to appear.

• Decisions at Gettysburg: The Twenty Critical Decisions That Defined the Battle, Second Edition by Matt Spruill (UT Press, ). Published inMatt Spruill's Decisions at Gettysburg was the progenitor of University of Tennessee Press's Command Decisions in America’s Civil War series, which did not formally launch until A masterful, single-volume history of the Civil War's greatest campaign.

Drawing on original source material, from soldiers' letters to official military records of the war, Stephen W. Sears's Gettysburg is a remarkable and dramatic account of the legendary campaign.

He takes particular care in his study of the battle's leaders and offers detailed analyses of their/5. Gettysburg book.

Read 10 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. An intriguing look at what might have happened if certain decisions had /5(10).

The book tells the story of the Battle of Gettysburg, attempting to present both a factual retelling of events as well as the emotional experience of living it. The book introduces the armies and individuals, the events leading up to the battle, and the action on a day-by-day, moment-by-moment basis.

The Battle of Gettysburg has inspired scrutiny from virtually every angle, but until the first publication of Matt Spruill's Decisions at Gettysburg investigations of critical decisions made by In this revised second edition, Spruill updates the nineteen critical decisions, and adds a twentieth.

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From these case studies, Iannello constructs a model of organizations that, while structured, is nevertheless non-hierarchical.

She terms this organization from the "modified consensus model."Cited by:. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Gettysburg Decisions and Destiny by Historynet World History Group at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Due to COVID, orders may be : Historynet World History Group. I went back and forth on whether to include this title in my Top 10 Gettysburg Books list, but in the end the positives outweighed the negatives.

Martin’s book to me is a better representation of the July 1 fighting at Gettysburg than Harry Pfanz’ similarly titled book. I wanted to include a book on the first day’s fighting, so this by.Get this from a library! Decisions at Gettysburg: the nineteen critical decisions that defined the campaign.

[Matt Spruill] -- The Campaign and Battle of Gettysburg have inspired scrutiny from virtually every angle. Standing out amid the voluminous scholarship, this book is not merely one more narrative history of the events.