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Secrets of the Gettysburg Battlefield: Little-Known Stories & Hidden History From the Civil War Battlefield

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Summary

The Battle of Gettysburg was the turning point of the Civil War. The July 1-3, 1863, battle saw the greatest number of casualties during the war. Beyond the fighting, the battlefield is the site of many other true stories of war, legends, reconciliation, and fantasy.

* Discover the first great battle that took place at Gettysburg.
* Learn about the prisoners of war who were kept on the battlefield.
* Read about the out-of-this-world visitors to the battlefield.
* Learn about how fairy tale creatures came to life on the battlefield.
* Discover Gettysburg's connection to not only the Civil War but World War I and II.

Secrets of the Gettysburg Battlefield: Little-Known Stories & Hidden History From the Civil War Battlefield tells stories of dinosaurs, warriors, interesting people, and unusual incidents. These are the types of stories that you won't read about in history textbooks. Collected from the writings of award-winning author James Rada, Jr., these fascinating stories and dozens of photographs tell some of the hidden history of the Gettysburg Battlefield. Midwest Book Review calls Rada "a writer of considerable and deftly expressed storytelling talent."

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