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Guns at Gettysburg

Downey

Guns at Gettysburg

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Published by Old Soldier Books .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9555577M
ISBN 100942211170
ISBN 109780942211177
OCLC/WorldCa17972938


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Farifax Downey's "The Guns at Gettysburg" () is narrow in its subject matter but tells an important story well and eloquently. The book is an excellent study of the role artillery played both for the Union and for the Confederacy in the Battle of Gettysburg (July 1 -- July 3, ).Cited by: 1.

Farifax Downey's "The Guns at Gettysburg" () is narrow in its subject matter but tells an important story well and eloquently. The book is an excellent study of the role artillery played both for the Union and for the Confederacy in the Battle of Gettysburg (July 1 -- July 3, )/5(2).

Brett Schulte, TOCWOC – A Civil War Blog: “I went back and forth on whether to include this title in my Top 10 Gettysburg Books list, but in the end the positives outweighed the negatives. Martin’s book to me is a better representation of the July 1 fighting at Gettysburg than Harry Pfanz’ similarly titled book.

The Guns at Gettysburg book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5. The Best Gettysburg Books Posted 7/2/ By The Civil War Monitor COURTESY OF JASON MINICK, PHOTOGRAPHER, AND THE GETTYSBURG FOUNDATION In this scene from the Gettysburg Cyclorama, Union soldiers advance toward the sound of the guns during the battle.

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Downey, Fairfax, Guns at Gettysburg. New York: D. McKay, © (OCoLC) 2 The Guns of Gettysburg 1. Introduction The Guns of Gettysburg is a two-player game based on the famous bat- tle.

The game’s visual style and color scheme is taken from the tradition of 19th-century battlefield maps, in which blue was used to represent the Union armies and red the Confederates. Size: 4MB. The Guns of Gettysburg is a simulation of the largest battle of the American Civil War.

Like Bowen Simmons's previous games, Bonaparte at Marengo and Napoleon's Triumph, The Guns of Gettysburg uses a diceless and cardless system for governing movement and resolving combat. Units in the game are represented by linear blocks rather than the traditional hex and counters, giving the game an /10().

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Downey, Fairfax, Guns of Gettysburg. New York: Collier Books, © (OCoLC) Well written and carefully documented, this book by the author of many books on early American history and the Civil War — Sound of the Guns, Indian Fighting Army, etc.

— deals with artillery in the battle, the guns fired by both North and South. Many of these guns still stand at Gettysburg, field-pieces, horse-artillery, Napoleons, Parrotts, breech-loading Whitworths and others, their.

Gettysburg for Gun Sense. likes 4 talking about this. Gettysburg for Gun Sense distributes safe gun storage info; spreads awareness of our national gun violence epidemic; and works for /5(4).

Read this book on Questia. My Sound of the Guns, the Story of American Artillery from the Guns at Gettysburg book and Honorable Company to the Atom Cannon and Guided Missile, because of its scope could allot only part of a chapter to the guns at Gettysburg.

Guns of Gettysburg is meant to be played and enjoyed. It presents players with a simulation that lifts you from an entirely scripted performance while both retaining strong historical flavor and emphasizing the difficult choices each commander had to make.

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War game covering the 3 days of Gettysburg. Three Days of Gettysburg [GMT Games] - (Full Campaign - Part I) -1 July, - Duration: Nathan [Wise Guy. Gettysburg is the war drama that depicts the events of the pivotal Battle of Gettysburg during the American Civil War.

For the massive battle scenes, the production employed Civil War reenactors who provided their own kit, allowing the shooting of the scenes on a relatively modest budget, and making the uniforms and weapons seen remarkably accurate for the period. Buy The Guns at Gettysburg by Fairfax Downey (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(2). I was reading Mark Adkins book (the Gettysburg companion) regarding this battle and one of the statistics that I found of interest is that only 10 percent of casualties were due to artillery, with the majority due to musket and rifle fire.

He implies that the artillery was less effective. Buy a cheap copy of The Guns of Gettysburg book. Free shipping over $ David McKay Co., Reprint. with maps, illustrations, numeroous appendices, notes and references, bibliography and more. The author retells the battle from an artilleryman's point of view and allows that due to artillery's role in the battle, the Confederate army fails to crush the Army of the Potomac and, as a result, contributed to the turning point of the war and the ultimate.

Highly recommended." Book review by Peter A. Frandsen, The Artilleryman "I found Civil War Artillery at Gettysburg to be an informative and well written account of the 'long-arm' at Gettysburg. The book is very well-illustrated with maps and photos throughout.

I thoroughly enjoyed this book and highly recommend it. Stan Clark Military Books. Fairview Ave Gettysburg, PA, U.S.A. Joined Septem THE BOOK: When Guns At Gettysburg arrives in the mail, you get a very nicely produced book.

The cover is a glossy full color and all the interior pages are nice coated stock. I have nothing against rules printed on ordinary copy paper. Why the guns at Gettysburg were found loaded. Ian Harvey. Although it rarely gets the spotlight or any attention at all, cleanup after a battle is a gruesome task.

There are bodies, both dead and wounded, to take care of, and weapons to gather. In her book, Battle Tactics of the Civil War, Griffin suggests other possible. Guns at Gettysburg is a great rules set, that is not as complex as Johnny Reb, but still gives a great feel for ACW of the elements are accounted for — the formations, repeaters, and more.

Its charge sequence, though without the intricacies of JR, still yields a very believable result, and I must say I prefer is well-supported on its web site, and has become an entrenched. Skip navigation Sign in.

Search. The greatest of all Civil War campaigns, Gettysburg was the turning point of the turning point in our nation’s history. Volumes have been written about this momentous three-day battle, but recent histories have tended to focus on the particulars rather than the big picture: on the generals or on single days of battle—even on single charges—or on the daily lives of the soldiers/5(56).

Other cannons used in the Battle of Gettysburg were the 10 pound "Parrotts", which had a range of over 2, yards. Small arms used by the Union included the most common"Springfield" rifle, the "Austrian Lorenz" rifle, The U.S.

model musket, the Saxon rifle musket, the U.S. Model rifle musket that was used by both armies at. THE GETTYSBURG GUN. By John H. Rhodes, [Late Sergeant, Battery B, First Regiment Rhode Island Light Artillery.] The brass field piece which stands on the granite pedestal at the south side of the State House parade has a history unequaled perhaps by any other gun that did service in the war for the Union.

[The Guns of Gettysburg is currently unavailable from Amazon. But it IS available from Leisure Games here in the UK, the official Mercury Games site for our American friends, and Histogame for you classy Europeans.]. Gettysburg Trading Post - York Rd, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania - Rated based on 69 Reviews "Let me just start off by saying this is the best /5(69).

The Battle of Gettysburg (locally / ˈ ɡ ɛ t ɪ s b ɜːr ɡ / ()) was fought July 1–3,in and around the town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, by Union and Confederate forces during the American Civil battle involved the largest number of casualties of the entire war and is often described as the war's turning point.

Union Maj. Gen. George Meade's Army of the Potomac defeated Location: Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. The unique part of this book is the 10 or so different outcomes depending on choices presented throughout the story.

They re-read the book several times, each time picking a different outcome. Gunfire at Gettysburg also stimulated their interest in history, as they asked many questions about the characters in the book/5(2).

Find Guns At Gettysburg by Downey, Fairfax at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. Support Level - Four copies of "The Guns of Gettysburg" INCLUDING shipping to you anywhere in the contiguous United States. You will also receive 4 sets of all stretch goals obtained during this campaign.

Shipment of all copies must take place together and be delivered to the same on: St. Joseph, MI. the guns of gettysburg By early summer ofthe war in the east was going well for the Confederacy. Lee, confident after his victories at Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville, urged President Davis to once again take the war to the north.

Veterans came back to a vastly different Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania in July, Gone were the dead horses, silent the guns, buried were the dead, some in cemeteries North and South, some remain buried where they fell five decades before.

Gone so many men who had traveled that road with them. Those who came brought memories. In peace. The Starr Arms Company of Yonkers, New York made their Starr Army revolver in both double and single action models. With a single action, the soldier had to manually cock the hammer each time.

Double action arms automatically turn the cylinder, cock and release the hammer when the trigger is pulled. Double action revolvers were more advanced.

Gettysburg was a hard introduction to combat for the th New York. Organized in Fall in Dutchess County, the regiment had been doing guard duty in.

Gettysburg campaign, June–July,series of decisive battles of the U.S. Civil War. The Road to Gettysburg After his victory in the battle of Chancellorsville, Confederate general Robert E.

Lee undertook a second invasion of the North. The reorganized Army of Northern Virginia crossed the Potomac (June 17) via the Shenandoah valley, which Richard S. Ewell (2d Corps), as leader of the.List Of Ingredients. When Guns At Gettysburg arrives in the mail, you get a very nicely produced book.

The cover is a glossy full color and all the interior pages are nice coated stock. I have nothing against rules printed on ordinary copy paper, but I admit there’s something very satisfying about a high quality paper (okay, okay, nothing to do with the game at hand but, hey, it’s my web.