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Days of Darkness: The Gettysburg Civilians

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Days of Darkness is the story of the battle as seen through the eyes of those who were forced to hide from the fight yet deal with its consequences. Williams brings the stories and the experiences of many Gettysburg residents to life through this novel treatment of history.
Hardcover, 276 pages
Published September 5th 2000 by White Mane Publishing Company
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Aug 24, 2014 Gina rated it really liked it
This is a really interesting viewpoint of a famous historical battle, pieced together from surviving documents and interviews. It describes what many citizens were doing before, during and after the battle and how the town coped with the aftermath. I like that the events are described in chronological order but this makes it difficult to keep track of the characters and their story lines. A lot of people are introduced quickly and the book goes back and forth between their stories day by day, or ...more
Sep 15, 2010 Deborah rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: history buffs!
This book is a consolidation of various articles, journals and diaries by citizens of Gettysburg. From before the actual Battle of Gettysburg, until after Lincoln's address...this is very moving history of their experiences. Definitely something for the history buffs or for those who wonder how the citizenry lived and survived and cared during this horrific time in their lives.
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