Gettysburg: Crisis of Command (Military Histories)
Author: Harry Albright
Publisher: Hippocrene Books
Publication Date: 2006
First Edition? Yes
New illustrated edition with maps and illustrations of the Gettysbug battlefields and generals. This historical narrative of America's greatest battle examines the course of events and the tensions with the two armies' commands. The author argues that poor decisions and disputes on both sides nearly led to disater for each. The book makes events clear to even the reader unfamiliar with the strategic and tactical elements of armed combat on a grand scale.