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The Complete Gettysburg Guide

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Winner of The Army Historical Foundation Distinguished Writing Award, for Reference, 2009.

Some two million people visit the battlefield at Gettysburg each year. It is one of the most popular historical destinations in the United States. Most visitors tour the field by following the National Park Service's suggested auto tour. The standard tour, however, skips crucial monum
Hardcover, 320 pages
Published May 1st 2009 by Savas Beatie
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Josh Liller
Nov 15, 2009 Josh Liller rated it really liked it
Shelves: civil-war, travel
As promised, this is THE complete guidebook to Gettysburg with an extensive tour of the current battlefield and town. It is more extensive than any guidebook you will get from the Visitor Center.

I'm not sure if one is available but this book begs for a CD version you can play in your car to follow while driving around.
Matthew Bartlett
Jul 25, 2014 Matthew Bartlett rated it it was amazing
In the annals of Gettysburg works, to which there are many, there are also a collection of guides which have been published throughout the years. This guide on Gettysburg is a little different than some of the others because of where it takes you. In The Complete Gettysburg Guide, J. David Petruzzi and Steven Stanley take us to the battlefield, but they also take us to the field hospitals, the cemeteries and the other locations pertinent to the Gettysburg Campaign. With a few other interesting t ...more
Jul 14, 2009 Strawfoot rated it really liked it
A little too heavily geared towards those wussy calvarymen. I still enjoyed the other tours and the driving guide is great...Maybe soon someone will make a bicycling one.
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Nov 02, 2009 Maureen M rated it really liked it
It's a thorough tour of the landscape around Gettysburg on the days before, during and after the epic battle.
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Love this book - I've marked it finished, but I know I'll be referring to it over & over!
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J. David Petruzzi is an award-winning Civil War cavalry historian. He is the author of many articles for a wide variety of publications, and has written or co-authored several books.
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