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The Artillery of Gettysburg

by Bradley M. Gottfried

  • 359 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Cumberland House Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • History: American,
  • Military - United States,
  • Military - Weapons,
  • United States - Civil War,
  • History / United States,
  • Artillery operations,
  • Civil War, 1861-1865,
  • Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9643645M
    ISBN 101581826230
    ISBN 109781581826234
    OCLC/WorldCa154698036

    This book is an historical analysis of the Union artillery at the Battle of Gettysburg. It examines the significance of the Union artillery’s contribution to the Federal victory. This study explores all aspects of the tactical employment of the Union artillery on the first and last days of the : Golden Springs Publishing. John Hoptak, Civil War Musings: “For the best account of a single day’s action at Gettysburg, I have to go with Harry Pfanz’s landmark Gettysburg: The Second Day, just an excellent all-around book.”. Chris Wehner, Blog 4 History: “This was, of course, a monumental work and as John Hoptak noted a “landmark” book that has to be on the shelf of every Civil War enthusiast.

    The reader wishing a study of artillery throughout the Battle of Gettysburg (but a book which lacks Mr. Cole's technical discussion) may wish to read Fairfax Downey's "The Guns of Gettysburg" () As far as the treatment of Civil War artillery in general is concerned, Mr. Cole discusses the organization of the artillery arm of the service in 4/5(1).   Artillery played an important and perhaps decisive role in the July battle of Gettysburg. Although many hundreds of books have been published on the battle, very few have focused more than a few paragraphs or a sprinkling of entries on the “long arm” and its role in the : George Newton.

    The Artillery of Gettysburg () by Bradley M. Gottfried. ACE Comprehensive Curriculum (7 Subjects), Single Student Complete PACE & Score Key Kit, Grade 3, 3rd Edition (with 4th Edition Science & Social Studies)Pages: The author of several books on Gettysburg, Schultz here takes a very detailed look at the role of the Union artillery in the defeat of Robert E. Lee’s grand assault on July 3rd An excellent look at the Union artillery in action, this will prove a useful read for anyone with an interest in Gettysburg.


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The Artillery of Gettysburg"" is a thoughtful look at the role of the artillery during the July 1?3, conflict. Bradley M. Gottfried provides insight into how the two armies employed their artillery, how the different kinds of weapons functioned in 4/5(16). Artillery played a large role in the battle at Gettysburg.

This book outlines the role played by the The Artillery of Gettysburg book versus the Union artillery. The book does a nice job of comparing command structure between the two sides with respect to artillery/5.

The Union Army of the Potomac had superior artillery capabilities in numerous ways. At Gettysburg the Federal artillery had cannon and the Confederates To make matters worse, the Confederate artillery frequently was hindered by the quality of the fuses, which caused the shells to explode too early, too late, or not at all.

The author has also included two informative appendices: Order of Battle, Strengths and Losses of the Artillery at Gettysburg, and Characteristics of Civil War Cannon Used at Gettysburg. This is not a book for the Civil War novice.

This book is a book clearly for the Civil War aficionado who enjoys studying the minutia of a battle. Mr.4/5. Buy a cheap copy of The Artillery of Gettysburg book by Bradley M. Gottfried. The battle of Gettysburg in July marked the turning point of the American Civil War.

The apex of the Confederacy's final major invasion of the North, the Free shipping over $/5(2). So buy this book now, get Coco's little book on Gettysburg artillery, Van Loan Naisawald's treatise on the artillery in the Army of the Potomac, and the book on Cushing, synthesis them, and get out to the Burg to do some serious terrain analyses.

Read more. 13 Cited by: 1. Artillery played an important and perhaps decisive role at the July Battle of Gettysburg. Although many hundreds of books have been published on the battle, few have focused on the artillery. Silent Sentinels fills this flaring gap in the literature.

This well-written and illustrated study was designed for both the casual battlefield visitor and the serious scholar. The Story of a Union Artillery Commander. Gettysburg, July 3, The fate of a divided nation hinges on the outcome of a climactic meeting between Union forces under General Winfield Scott Hancock and Confederate forces under Generals Pickett, Pettigrew, and Trimble.

At the center of the Union lines on Cemetery Ridge, where it will bear the brunt of the deadly grey tide, stands Battery A.

Union artillery holds its position at the Battle of Gettysburg. (Alfred Waud) Lee prepared a massive infantry column, the core of the assault coming from Maj. Gen. George Pickett's 4,man division, with ab more men coming from other brigades, for an attack directly into the Union center.

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The battle of Gettysburg in July marked the turning point of the American Civil War. The apex of the Confederacy's final major invasion of the North, the devastating defeat also marked the end of the South's offensive strategy against the North.

From this battle until the end of the war, the Confederate armies largely remained defensive. The Price Range: $ - $ Cushing of Gettysburg: the story of a Union artillery commander User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Barely two years after he graduated from West Point, Capt.

Alonzo Cushing's life and military career ended at Gettysburg in the defense of Cemetery Ridge against Pickett's Charge. From this battle until the end of the war, the Confederate armies largely remained defensive. The Artillery of Gettsyburg is a thoughtful look at the role of the artillery during the Julyconflict.

By the time of the Gettysburg campaign, artillery had gained respect in both armies. The Artillery of Gettysburg By Bradley M. Gottfried, Ph. In many books written about the American Civil War and its battles the artillery is often relegated to a supporting role while the infantry takes the spotlight.

Conversely the Battle of Gettysburg hogs the stage as the most written about battle of the war. The Artillery of Gettysburg" is a thoughtful look at the role of the artillery during the Julyconflict. Bradley M.

Gottfried provides insight into how the two armies employed their artillery, how the different kinds of weapons functioned in Brand: Turner Publishing Company. About the book: The book was published in by Cumberland House.

It runs pages and is filled with maps and photographs. I am surprised that they priced the book so reasonably-- $ There are other Gettysburg artillery books on the market, but this one is different-- it explains how the artillery.

At Gettysburg it had two of the inch Whitworth Breechloading Rifles were the most modern and long range weapons on the battlefield and prefigured the field artillery weapons that would dominate the battlefield in the Twentieth Century. Artillery played an important and perhaps decisive role at the July Battle of Gettysburg.

Although many hundreds of books have been published on the battle, few have focused on the artillery. Silent Sentinels fills this flaring gap in the literature.

This well-written and illustrated study was designed for both the casual battlefield visitor and. This very enjoyable book provided a detailed insight into the life of Cushing as a cadet and through the Civil War until he met his death beside his cannons at Gettysburg.

The author provides vivid descriptions of the life of a Union soldier during the war and the terrible battles that they fought. A very engrossing and enjoyable book/5. Artillery played an important and perhaps decisive role in the July battle of Gettysburg.

Although many hundreds of books have been published on the battle, very few have focused more than a few paragraphs or a sprinkling of entries on the “long arm†and its role in the battle.

The books seem either to presuppose such knowledge in the reader or to assume that the knowledge will be picked up through the gen Histories of Civil War battles, such as the Battle of Gettysburg, generally describe the tactics and strategy of the battle, including the use of artillery.4/5.Organization of the Artillery Reserve of the Federal Army of the Potomac during the Civil War Battle of Gettysburg, JulyArtillery Reserve (monument) Brigadier General Robert O.

Tylerstrength: 2, men, guns.About the Book. Artillery played an important and perhaps decisive role at the July Battle of Gettysburg. Although many hundreds of books have been published on the battle, few have focused on the artillery. Silent Sentinels fills this flaring gap in the literature.