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Sickles at Gettysburg: The Controversial Civil War General Who Committed Murder, Abandoned Little Round Top, and Declared Himself the Hero of Gettysburg Hardcover – June 29, 2009
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After the outbreak of the American Civil War Sickles, based on his prewar militia experience and especially his strong Tammany Hall political connections and his recent acquittal on homicide charges notwithstanding, won appointment as a general of volunteers. Within less than two years, Sickles was named as the commander of the Third Corps of the Army of the Potomac. It was in that role on July 2, 1863, at Gettysburg that he achieved his greatest fame, or infamy.Read more ›
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Enjoyable book. Well paced with the right amount of emphasis on the key points in the life of this controversial individual. Read morePublished 21 days ago by Marc Ward
James Hessler's book tells the story of Dan Sickles with the lens aimed primarily at his Gettysburg service and his post war activities relating to justification of his position... Read morePublished 6 months ago by M. Liebler
This book is a summary of the adult life of Dan Sickles. The book is a study of a very complex man. Was he a brilliant political operative, a decent hearted General who sincerely... Read morePublished 14 months ago by John A. Ryan
Was very interested in GEN Sickles after a recent visit to Gettysburg and the tour guided suggested this book. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Amazon Customer
Ole dan sickles was dirty old mean old man.interesting to read about!Published 19 months ago by white tiger
Although Gen. Dan Sickles was an interesting character and the author documented his sources of information well I got bogged down with information overload especially when it came... Read morePublished 21 months ago by William C.