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- DescriptionA powerful graphic history of one of the most iconic events in American history, the Battle of Gettysburg, which is widely recognized as the turning point of the American Civil War. The Battle of Gettysburg is a landmark event in United States history. Widely recognized as the Civil War's turning point, it accounted for the most casualties of any battle during the war and spelled the beginning of the end for the Confederacy. In this powerful graphic history, Wayne Vansant describes the history leading up to the Battle of Gettysburg, as well all of the major military events on July 1st, 2nd, and 3rd, including the famous fight for Little Round Top on the second day and the death march kwn as Pickett's Charge on the third and final day. He paints portraits of each army's leaders, such as Robert E. Lee, James Longstreet, George Meade, and the then little-kwn Joshua Chamberlain. Vansant concludes a few months later at the dedication of the Soldier's National Cemetery in November, 1863, when Abraham Lincoln delivered one of the most iconic speeches of all time, the Gettysburg Address. Gettysburg delivers one of the hallmark events of American history in an exciting and invative format.
- Author BiographyWriter and artist Wayne Vansant (Mableton, GA) was the primary artist for Marvel's The 'Nam for more than five years. Since then he has written and/or illustrated many historically accurate graphic histories, including Antietam: The Fiery Trial (for the National Park Service) and The Vietnam War: A Graphic History. He recently published Normandy (Zenith Press, 2012), a graphic history of the allied invasion of D-Day.
- Author(s)Wayne Vansant
- PublisherMotorbooks International
- Date of Publication14/03/2013
- SubjectGraphic Novels: Non-fiction & Literary
- Place of PublicationOsceola
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintZenith Press
- Content Notechiefly Illustrations
- Weight249 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine8 mm
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