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The Union Generals Speak: The Meade Hearings on the Battle of Gettysburgby Hyde, Bill , Editor
Publisher: Louisiana State University Press
Retail Price: $45.00
Issue: Fall 2003
Bill Hyde presents the first annotated edition of the Congressional inquiry into General Meade's generalship during the Gettysburg Campaign. Hyde's analysis sifts through the multitudes of inaccurate and distorted testimony from the 16 eyewitnesses to make the hearings accessible and informative. The presentation also offers the reader a look into Meade's performance and the intense political pressures and realities of the age.