Sunday, July 02, 2006

Top books on Gettysburg

OpinionJournal - Five Best :: Seven Score and Three Years Ago:

1. "Gettysburg" by Stephen W. Sears (Houghton Mifflin, 2003).
2. "The Colors of Courage" by Margaret Creighton (Basic Books, 2005).

3. "The Killer Angels" by Michael Shaara (David McKay, 1974).

4. "Haskell of Gettysburg" edited by Frank L. Byrne and Andrew T. Weaver (State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 1970).

5. "Lincoln at Gettysburg" by Garry Wills (Simon & Schuster, 1992).

Mr. Boritt, director of the Civil War Institute at Gettysburg College, is the author of the forthcoming "The Gettysburg Gospel: The Lincoln Speech That Nobody Knows" (Simon & Schuster).

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