The Fog of Gettysburg: The Myths and Mysteries of the Battle
Another book on Gettysburg? Fortunately, the answer is “yes.” While the battle of Gettysburg is indeed the most analyzed three days in American history, the time for revisions, interpretations, and critical analysis is not even close to coming to an end. Noted Civil War publishing firm Cumberland House here offers a number of brief essays by Ken Allers, a licensed Gettysburg battlefield guide. The essays range from the seemingly trivial to those critical to an understanding of the battlefield leadership of both Union and Confederate generals. Some knowledge of Gettysburg is not essential, but it will certainly aid in seeing why the author chose to highlight the topics covered.