As a Civil War student, I consider this book to be the best out there on Gettysburg.
While his writing style can be somewhat slow at times, he knows his material very well, and does a good job of relaying the information to the reader.
Coddington's book has traditionally been held as the single best volume on Gettysburg.
Excellent. Sets the standard for any book about the battle of Gettysburg. Extensive footnotes. Read McPherson' The Battle Cry of Freedom before reading this book.Published 1 month ago by Gordon Miller
This is still the best single volume on Gettysburg. Although we now know more historical facts than Coddington did in the mid-1950's this book still holds up well on all counts. Read morePublished 2 months ago by David M. McGlaughlin
Very complete study of the commanders involved in Gettysburg battle. Perhaps a better description would be "an exhaustive" account of Union and Confederate officers and... Read morePublished 9 months ago by J R
this was given as a gift...however I scanned the book and enjoyed what I could read...gift receiver has raved about itPublished 15 months ago by Robert J. Thume
If you want the real deal this is it. This book is used as the study material for the test given to the tour guides. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Deweydf
As a beginning student of the battle I am appreciative of this work. It brings the conflicts of command into focus while rendering a an excellent overview of the entire campaign.Published 20 months ago by Steady_01
Despite at least three one volume studies in the past decade (Sears, Trudeau, and Guelzo) this one is still the best. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Ipy