Micahel Shara's Pulitzer–prize winning classic details the struggle of the great men of the North against the great men of the South in some of the bloodiest and most important battles of the Civil War. This riveting novel navigates the events leading up to the Battle of Gettysburg, as well as the battle itself, and gives students a new perspective on the controversial War Between the States. As men were forced to fight their fellow countrymen, the course of American history changed drastically. Regardless of where you stand on the issue, this book is an excellent window into the world of the Civil War. Soft 357p.