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Gettysburg"s Forgotten Cavalry Actions

Eric J. Wittenberg

Gettysburg"s Forgotten Cavalry Actions

Farnsworth"s Charge, South Cavalry Field, and the Battle of Fairfield, July 3, 1863

by Eric J. Wittenberg

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Published by Savas Beatie in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863,
  • Cavalry operations,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEric J. Wittenburg
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE475.53 .W757 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 239 pages :
    Number of Pages239
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25242295M
    ISBN 109781611210705, 9781611211085
    LC Control Number2012371769

    Charles H. The scene turned into a gigantic melee of men shooting at close quarters with pistols and slashing with sabers. I am similarly grateful to Ted Savas, who shares my philosophy about what makes a good book, and for sharing my belief that no book can ever have too many maps or too many illustrations. The late, lamented Ironclad Publishing published the first editions of their books, and I was the one who talked Jim Morgan into writing his book in the first place.

    Ladd and Audrey J. If I brought it back out as originally published, there was minimal work to be done. Most flank attacks lose momentum before an entire army is routed from the field. It is unclear what Pleasonton hoped to accomplish. Hampton received a serious saber wound to the head; Custer lost his second horse of the day. Robert E.

    David Petruzzi and Michael F. O'Neill, Jr. He sheds light on these eponymous forgotten cavalry actions, allowing students of an incredibly over-studied battle to find some new ground. Joseph Hooker, suspicious of the large build-up of Confederate cavalry in Culpeper County, ordered Pleasonton to take the entire Cavalry Corps of the Army of the Potomac out and either disperse or destroy them.


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Even if I had not won the award, I still would have won. Those cohesive mounted forces, under competent Gettysburgs Forgotten Cavalry Actions book, could now face their Confederate counterparts on something approaching even terms.

Hanover witnessed one of the few instances of mounted street fighting, with charges and countercharges up and down the streets of the town. He was to gather supplies for the use of the army, create chaos where possible and then link up with Lt. Another drama played out on the main battlefield at Gettysburg, six or seven miles away.

This fully revised edition adds extensive new research, interpretations, and conclusions that substantially add to our understanding of these important mounted actions. The revised edition includes: nearly 15, words of new material, including a new appendix co-authored with J. In Gettysburg's Forgotten Cavalry Actions, Wittenberg explores three important mounted engagements undertaken during the battle and how they influenced the final outcome.

So sudden and violent was the collision that many of the horses were turned end over end and crushed their riders beneath them. Joseph Hooker, suspicious of the large build-up of Confederate cavalry in Culpeper County, ordered Pleasonton to take the entire Cavalry Corps of the Army of the Potomac out and either disperse or destroy them.

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Wittenberg’s Gettysburg’s Forgotten Cavalry Actions won the Bachelder-Coddington Award for the year’s best new work interpreting the Battle of Gettysburg. This fully revised edition adds extensive new research, interpretations, and conclusions that substantially add to our understanding of these important mounted actions.