This is the site of the bloodiest battle of the Civil War (1861-1865). More than 50,000 people were killed, wounded, or went missing. Inside You'll Find: Which monuments are in Gettysburg National Military Park; A timeline, photos-and how people are working to preserve the park; Surprising True facts that will shock and amaze you!
Table of Contents
1 Where History Happened: What historical events happened at Gettysburg? 7
2 A Civil War: Why were Americans fighting one another? 13
3 Three Days of Battle: What where the key locations in the fighting? 19
The Big Truth!
Fatal Mistakes?: How did some of the decisions on both sides of the battle affect its outcome? 26
4 The Gettysburg Address: What did President Lincoln say? 29
5 Gettysburg Today: What can we learn from Gettysburg? 35
Be a Monument Tracker! 40
Map Mystery 42
True Statistics 44
Important Words 46
About the Author 48
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Enjoyable This was a short collection of enjoyable poetry. I liked the vivid descriptions.
This book has wonderful poem on the battle of gettysburg, the other various poems on several other topics are not as brilliant