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Brown details the retreat of the Army of Northern Virginia from Gettysburg in July 1863, focusing on the complex logistics of moving a 57-mile wagon and ambulance train and tens of thousands of livestock through hostile territory while scavenging for provisions and planning the army's next moves.

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  1. Title Page, Copyright
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  1. Contents
  2. p. vii
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  1. Maps
  2. p. viii
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  1. Illustrations
  2. pp. ix-x
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. xi-xv
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  1. Prologue: This Has Been a Sad Day for Us
  2. pp. 1-11
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  1. 1. Take What Is Necessary for the Army
  2. pp. 12-40
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  1. 2. The Flies and Vermin of the Dog Days
  2. pp. 41-66
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  1. 3. We Must Now Return to Virginia
  2. pp. 67-92
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  1. 4. All That Was Dear to Me Is Gone
  2. pp. 93-120
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  1. 5. The Scene Was Wild and Desolating
  2. pp. 121-144
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  1. 6. That Vast Procession of Misery
  2. pp. 145-162
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  1. 7. An Awful Time Crossing South Mountain
  2. pp. 163-187
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  1. 8. Use Your Sabres, Don’t Strike, but Thrust!
  2. pp. 188-211
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  1. 9. The Cutting and Slashing Was Beyond Description
  2. pp. 212-233
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  1. 10. Nowhere Is Safe
  2. pp. 234-255
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  1. 11. By the Blessing of Providence, I Will Do It
  2. pp. 256-286
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  1. 12. A Strong Line of Gopher Holes
  2. pp. 287-319
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  1. 13. I Would Die before Being Taken Prisoner
  2. pp. 320-352
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  1. 14. It Is Heart-Rending to Live among Such Scenes
  2. pp. 353-383
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  1. Epilogue: The Army Achieved a General Success
  2. pp. 384-390
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  1. Appendix: Order of Battle
  2. pp. 391-415
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 417-474
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  1. Bibliography
  2. pp. 475-503
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 505-534
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Additional Information

ISBN
9781469602943
Related ISBN
9780807829219
MARC Record
OCLC
712044679
Pages
552
Launched on MUSE
2013-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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