The Killer Angels

The Killer Angels

A Novel

Book - 2011
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"Portraits of Lee, Longstreet, and other Civil War leaders are interwoven with historical detail to provide a fictional recreation of the bloody battle at Gettysburg. A superb re-creation of the Battle of Gettysburg, but its real importance is its insight into what the war was about, and what it meant. In the four most bloody and courageous days of our nation's history, two armies fought for two dreams. One dreamed of freedom, the other of a way of life. Far more than rifles and bullets were carried into battle. There were memories. There were promises. There was love. And far more than men fell on those Pennsylvania fields. Shattered futures, forgotten innocence, and crippled beauty were also the casualties of war. The Killer Angels is unique, sweeping, unforgettable--a dramatic re-creation of the battleground for America's destiny."--P. [4] of cover.
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 2011, c1974.
Edition: 1st Ballantine Books trade ed.
ISBN: 9780345407276
034540727X
Call Number: SHAARA
Characteristics: xxiv, 337 p. : ill., maps ; 21 cm.
Subjects: Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863 -- Fiction.
Pennsylvania -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Fiction.
Historical fiction.
War fiction.

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