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In the Delaware Library Catalog
Lee Is Trapped, and Must Be Taken by
Publication Date: 2019-08-01
The objective of this study is to examine Maj. Gen. George G. Meade's strategy and tactics during the eleven days, July 4 to 14, 1863, following the Battle of Gettysburg in response to President Abraham Lincoln who envisaged that the Confederate rebellion would be brought to an end if Meade's Army of the Potomac pursued and crushed Gen. Robert E. Lee's retreating Army of Northern Virginia before it could reach safety across the Potomac River.
Spies, Scouts, and Secrets in the Gettysburg Campaign by
Publication Date: 2015-06-19
Spies, Scouts, and Secrets in the Gettysburg Campaign: How the Critical Role of Intelligence Impacted the Outcome of Lee's Invasion of the North, June - July 1863 is the first to offer a unique and incisive comparative study of intelligence operations during what many consider the war's decisive campaign.Based upon years of indefatigable research, the author evaluates how Gen. Robert E. Lee used intelligence resources, including cavalry, civilians, newspapers, and spies to gather information about Union activities during his invasion of the North in June and July 1863, and how this intelligence influenced General Lee's decisions.
Essays on Delaware During the Civil War by
Publication Date: 2012-12-01
This collection of articles addresses the lives and experiences of Delawareans during the mid-nineteenth century in general and the Civil War in particular. It examines the subject matter from three perspectives, political, military and social, that combined provide an understanding of the issues and circumstances that influenced the people of Delaware and their leaders during this traumatic period.