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Longstreet's Assault--Pickett's Charge: The Lost Record of Pickett's Wounded

by Frey, Donald J.
Publisher: Burd Street Press
Retail Price: $29.95
Issue: Summer 2001
ISBN: 1572491957

Donald J. Frey reconstructs the planning and execution behind the famous Gettysburg engagement at Little Round Top in a readable account that culminates with Pickett's Charge. The perspectives of Union and Confederate leaders are narrated as the battle unfolds. Maps illustrate the placement and advancement of troops on the terrain. An appendix includes a roster of the wounded survivors (and their specific wounds) from Pickett's division, a document that was compiled by 28th Virginia surgeon Edward Rives, who treated many of the injured.

review of Longstreet's Assault--Pickett's Charge: The Lost Record of Pickett's Wounded, by Frey, Donald J., Civil War Book Review, (Summer 2001).