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Pickett's Charge : In History and Memory

by Reardon, Carol
Publisher: University of North Carolina Press
Retail Price: $18.95
Issue: Fall 2003
ISBN: 0807854611

New in paperback, but originally published in 1997, this study represents one of the more original and important works of scholarship to have analyzed the connection between history and memory. The story of Pickett's Charge is told both from a mythical and factual perspective. The text concludes that our conception of the climax at Gettysburg is a convoluted mix of history and memory.

review of Pickett's Charge : In History and Memory, by Reardon, Carol, Civil War Book Review, (Fall 2003).