Books about Gettysburg that are outstanding

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Struggle for the Round Tops: Law's Alabama Brigade at the Battle of Gettysburg, July 2-3, 1863
1.  Struggle for the Round Tops: Law's Alabama Brigade at the Battle of Gettysburg, July 2-3, 1863 by J. Gary Laine
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  "The battle's Confederate perspective specifically "Little Round Top".  Accurate, interesting, and just good reading."
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Law's Alabama Brigade in the War Between the Union and the Confederacy
2.  Law's Alabama Brigade in the War Between the Union and the Confederacy by J. Gary Laine
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  "Law's Brigade played an important role on July 2, 1863 at Gettysburg.  This is their history."
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The Gettysburg Campaign: A Study in Command
3.  The Gettysburg Campaign: A Study in Command by Edwin B. Coddington
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  "The "must have" book to all Gettysburg historians.  Detailed reading.  Not for the casually interested."
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Stars in Their Courses: The Gettysburg Campaign, June-July 1863
4.  Stars in Their Courses: The Gettysburg Campaign, June-July 1863 by Shelby Foote
The list author says:
  "Famed author Shelby Foote's chapters about Gettysburg from his famous Civil War trilogy."
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Gettysburg: The Confederate High Tide (The Civil War Series)
5.  Gettysburg: The Confederate High Tide (The Civil War Series) by Champ Clark
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  "Excellent introduction to readers who don't know about the Battle of Gettysburg."
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Gettysburg (Voices of the Civil War)
6.  Gettysburg (Voices of the Civil War) by Time-Life Books
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  "Fantastic book that is full of pictures and personal accounts from soldiers and civilians who were involved in the battle."
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The Killer Angels: The Classic Novel of the Civil War (Civil War Trilogy)
7.  The Killer Angels: The Classic Novel of the Civil War (Civil War Trilogy) by Michael Shaara
The list author says:
  "Fictional account of the battle's important figures.  Based on official reports and diaries of the important soldiers who fought in the battle."
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They Met at Gettysburg: a Step-by-step Retelling of the Battle with Maps, Photos, Firsthand Accounts
8.  They Met at Gettysburg: a Step-by-step Retelling of the Battle with Maps, Photos, Firsthand Accounts by Edward J. Stackpole
The list author says:
  "Not to bad overview of the battle.  For the casual reader who wants to know more about the battle without the specifics."
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Through Blood and Fire at Gettysburg: General Joshua L. Chamberlain and the 20th Maine
9.  Through Blood and Fire at Gettysburg: General Joshua L. Chamberlain and the 20th Maine by Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain
The list author says:
  "The famed soldier, general, and warrior's account about the battle.  He "saved the day" on July 2, 1863."
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The War Between the Union and the Confederacy and Its Lost Opportunities with a History of the 15th Alabama Regiment and the .. Battles in which it was engaged
10.  The War Between the Union and the Confederacy and Its Lost Opportunities with a History of the 15th Alabama Regiment and the .. Battles in which it was engaged by W. Coape Oates
The list author says:
  "The brave Confederate Colonel's account about Gettysburg and the Civil War.  He was the foe who fought against J.L. Chamberlain's regiment."
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The Last Full Measure: The Life and Death of the First Minnesota Volunteers
11.  The Last Full Measure: The Life and Death of the First Minnesota Volunteers by Richard Moe
The list author says:
  "This famous "small" regiment saved the Union line at Gettysburg and payed dearly for it."
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Covered with Glory: The 26th North Carolina Infantry at the Battle of Gettysburg
12.  Covered with Glory: The 26th North Carolina Infantry at the Battle of Gettysburg by Rod Gragg
The list author says:
  "This Confederate regiment had the most casualties during the battle.  An interesting and harrowing account about the regiment."
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Nine Months to Gettysburg: Stannard's Vermonters and the Repulse of Pickett's Charge
13.  Nine Months to Gettysburg: Stannard's Vermonters and the Repulse of Pickett's Charge by Howard Coffin
The list author says:
  "This brave regiment defended the Union line at just the right time during Pickett's Charge.  An outstanding book about the regiment leading up to the battle and July 3, 1863."
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Gettysburg's Bloody Wheatfield
14.  Gettysburg's Bloody Wheatfield by Jay Jorgensen
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  "Alot of soldiers fought and died savagely during this phase of the battle.  An excellent account about the brutal 3 hours of the Wheatfield."
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Gettysburg--The Second Day (Civil War America)
15.  Gettysburg--The Second Day (Civil War America) by Harry W. Pfanz
The list author says:
  "A MUST READ to any serious Gettysburg enthusiast.  All of the 2nd day's fighting is in this book.  Outstanding read."
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