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"Troy Harman's Lee's Real Plan at Gettysburg is a thoughtful, well-researched, and provocative study that seems certain to create controversy. All serious students of the battle will want to read it and ponder its conclusion."
Troy D. Harman has been a National Park Service Ranger since 1984. His assignments have included historical interpretation at Appomattox Court House N.H.P., Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania N.M.P., and, since 1989, Gettysburg N.M.P. This is his first book.
What a different perspective. I have studied the battlefield for years and yet this theory never occurred to me. Read more
While the research is new and insightful....In the end this is just a restatement and stronger emphasis on what has long been known. Read morePublished on August 17, 2013 by Amazon Customer
I picked this up for free quite a while back - so long ago, Amazon no longer shows that I purchased it..... Read morePublished on June 1, 2013 by Jetpack
I liked the book enough and the writing was done really well. I would definately read the authors books in the futurePublished on March 16, 2013 by Smart Shopper
Lee's Real Plan at Gettysburg as far as breaking from the common belief this says much. I always thought Lee should have made a play for Washington while keeping the Union busy in... Read morePublished on February 21, 2013 by Ezra Stickette
Graphics and maps leave a lot to be desired when reading a kindle. The text itself was very informative and enlightening.Published on February 5, 2013 by Nicholas J. Visconti
This book was an excellent study of the battle. It presented a well thought out explanation of Lee's vision for the way he wanted to approach the Confederate attack. Read morePublished on January 23, 2013 by sound garden
Mr Harman's thesis that R E Lee's "real plan" is to simply capture a hill, rather than constantly seeking the best way to get at and defeat the enemy, certainly flies in the face... Read morePublished on March 23, 2008 by Jim Scott