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At the forefront of Lee's invasion : retribution, plunder, and clashing cultures on Richard S. Ewell's road to Gettysburg / Robert J. Wynstra.

Author/creator Wynstra, Robert J. author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Kent, Ohio : The Kent State University Press, [2018]
Descriptionviii, 339 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 25 cm.
Series Civil War soldiers and strategies
Civil War soldiers and strategies.
Contents Introduction : we have our wishes gratified -- A fair opportunity to strike a blow -- A worthy successor of Jackson -- Quite a brilliant little affair -- A thunderbolt from a cloudless sky -- Our reception is somewhat icy -- Wherever Ewell leads, we can follow -- No signs of sympathy with the rebels -- The people are all Union -- These people must have lived like lords -- No army ever fared better -- Enough to frighten us all to death -- Our army left a mark everywhere it went -- I want my requisition filled at once -- We did not come here for nothing -- The general was quite testy -- We had no idea of our destination -- Epilogue : the results are not all unsatisfactory.
Abstract "This is about the 1863 invasion of Pennsylvania through the eyes of the soldiers and civilians who experienced it"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN 2018008734
ISBN1606353543 hardcover ; alkaline paper

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