Guelzo's Gettysburg book featured by NPR's KCCU radio

Prof. Allen Guelzo's Gettysburg: The Last Invasion was featured on KCCU radio on July 2.

From KCCU:

Allen C. Guelzo, the Henry R. Luce professor of the Civil War era and director of Civil War era studies at Gettysburg College, explores those questions and makes the arguments all the more compelling — and all the less easily settled — with Gettysburg: The Last Invasion. In this determinedly fair chronicle of Lee's march north, the three days of battle and the Confederate retreat back to Virginia, Guelzo refuses to accept any easy or conventional answers to the enduring questions from the battle that claimed more than 40,000 casualties and left over 15 square miles of south central Pennsylvania a ruin of devastated farmland, orchards, campuses, homes and lives. As Guelzo cautions in his "Acknowledgements," referring to the many conflicting accounts of the battle written by those who fought at Gettysburg, "The further in time from the battle these recollections were written, the less reliability is sure to be attached to these reminiscences."


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