History Now 37 (Fall 2013)

Gettysburg: Insights and Perspectives

From the Editor

If the Civil War is the most significant event of our national history, the Battle of Gettysburg is surely its most memorable moment. For this issue of History Now, we asked our contributors to provide novel perspectives and new insights into a subject familiar to us all. We believe they have done a remarkable job—and we think you will also. Taken together, these essays touch upon the battle itself, as well as the efforts of women and men whose names are lost to us. But they also remind us that Gettysburg was a real town, not just...More »