Books: Gettysburg

LONG REMEMBER—MacKinlay Kantor—Coward-McCann ($2.50).

Because its crowd of corpses marked the highest tide of the Confederate invasion of the North, because it is still the best-preserved battlefield in the U. S., and finally because Abraham Lincoln made a speech there, Gettysburg remains a famed landmark in U. S. history. The story of that three-day battle between Lee's veterans and Meade's Army of the Potomac has been told many & many a time since 1863 without growing older in the telling. Author Kantor's version, an attempt to describe the battle as it might have appeared to a noncombatant native of the town, has...

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