Overall this is a very great book, very well written and definately worth reading for further insight!
So, if you want a well organized book, organizing the battle on a time of day basis, with excellent maps, and going down to the regiment level, this is it.
Trudeau's book bears comparison with Steven Sears's comprehensive study of the Battle of Gettysburg published this year.
Trudeau has a very good voice for history telling; the research, while extensive, is not a distraction but used illustratively. He points out prior myths and errors. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Kelly O'Rourke
Exceptional research and detail,which I will use as a guide for trips to Gettysburg. The best I have read on the subject.Published 14 months ago by Wfsammon
The "trek" isn't about the Battle of Gettysburg; in that case "trek" would be a gross understatement. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Robert C. Adams
Noah Trudeau's book makes the battle come alive in his immensely readable, but detailed recounting of one of the two most important actions of the Civil War. Read morePublished 18 months ago by CK Rambler
This is a good history of the Gettysburg campaign. The format is somewhat hard to follow given the switching back and forth.Published 20 months ago by R Colton
I loved this book.
It contained just the right balance of intricate military history with cultural/personal stories. I have no complaints! I could not put it down. Read more
The best book I have read on the Gettysburg campaign. Very well written and comprehensive. Addressed a lot of the myths about Gettysburg.Published on September 27, 2012 by get