Jay Winik The Washington Post
Chronicled with considerable flair and authority.
Willian D. Bushnell Civil War Book Review
A compelling, gripping, and hour-by-hour account...Wert has once again added immeasurably to Civil War scholarship with this masterful story of men at war.
Stephen W. Sears author of Chancellorsville
A deeply researched, thorough, and rock-solid narrative of the climactic day at Gettysburg, by one of our best...historians.The Dallas Morning News
Wert's artistic blend of analysis and narrative, enlivened by telling, firsthand descriptions of the carnage, allows readers to see Gettysburg as never before.
About the Author
Jeffry D. Wert is the author of eight previous books on Civil War topics, most recently Cavalryman of the Lost Cause
and The Sword of Lincoln
. His articles and essays on the Civil War have appeared in many publications, including Civil War Times Illustrated
, American History Illustrated
, and Blue and Gray
. A former history teacher at Penns Valley High School, he lives in Centre Hall, Pennsylvania, slightly more than one hour from the battlefield at Gettysburg.