The Harrisburg Patriot-News reviewed Prof. Allen Guelzo's Gettysburg: The Last Invasion on June 17.
From the Patriot:
Just in time for the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, there's a new history of the battle from Gettysburg College scholar Allen Guelzo.
Another book on Gettysburg? Is there really anything new to say? It turns out there is.
In "Gettysburg: The Last Invasion," Guelzo not only brings the latest scholarship to bear (with details like the fact that at least one black man took up arms and fought against the Confederacy on Culp's Hill) but also a new - and often controversial - appraisal of what happened and why.