The Myth of Little Round Top: Gettysburg, Pa

The Myth of Little Round Top Gettysburg Pa None

  • Title: The Myth of Little Round Top: Gettysburg, Pa
  • Author: Garry E. Adelman
  • ISBN: 9781577470977
  • Page: 225
  • Format: Paperback
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    1. This small volume is not just a clarification of how the action at Little Round Top during the Battle of Gettysburg should be studied, but a reminder to read historical works with our radar on. Sometimes public opinion, the media and other sources will inflate (or disavow) the importance of an event, but it is up to the student of history to continue to dig deeper to find the answers and to use logic to understand that some opinions are just not valid due to facts and actualities. Soldiers at Li [...]

    2. A brief but intriguing refutation of the theories that Little Round Top was the "key" to winning the battle of Gettysburg, and possibly, to preserving the Union itself. Adelman acknowledges his own preconceptions about the importance of the fighting there on July 2 before showing why the battle, though brutal, was not of paramount importance. Of particular interest are charts showing how the perception of Little Round Top has changed over the years, from official reports written soon after the b [...]

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